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Kent Association for the Blind (KAB)

KAB is a charity that provides a huge range of help and support for people of all ages whose sight loss affects their daily lives.
Telephone:
01622 691357
E-mail:
enquiry@kab.org.uk
Website:
Kent Association for the Blind (KAB)
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Visually impaired

Crossroads Care Kent - West Kent

West Kent Crossroads Care supports people who look after someone. If you are providing care or support to a family member or friend because they are ill, elderly, frail or have a physical or learning disability, the service can help. Crossroads Care aims to help you…
Telephone:
01622 817114
E-mail:
enquiries@crossroadswestkent.org.uk
Website:
www.carerskm.org/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Kent Association for the Blind (KAB) - West Kent

We feel that anyone who has a sight impairment should be able to live a fulfilled, healthy and safe life, exercise self-determination and make informed choices, and achieve their own personal goals. We help make this a reality by providing comprehensive support services to people…
Telephone:
01622 691357
Website:
www.kab.org.uk/

Porchlight - breaking the cycle of homelessness

Porchlight offers a free telephone 24 hour helpline for people who are street homelessness, sofa surfing or about to lose their home. Information, advice and guidance is provided to enable you to find accommodation that meets your needs and keeps you safe from harm. Support is available to develop life long skills to break…
Telephone:
0800 56 77 699
01227 760078
E-mail:
headoffice@porchlight.org.uk
Website:
www.liveitwell.org.uk/

IMAGO - support for older people

The service offers impartial advice on adaptations and equipment in your home; help with gadgets; benefits; help with form filling; home maintenance; information to enable you to consider your options for housing as your needs change and advice on how to stay safe in your home. Trusted volunteer drivers…
Telephone:
01892 530330
E-mail:
hello@imago.community
Website:
www.imago.community

Porchlight Rough Sleeper Service

The rough sleeper team is based in Canterbury and Maidstone and works throughout Kent. Outreach workers will undertake street outreach sessions to locate people who are homeless. We will respond to any calls notifying us of people sleeping rough. We are also trying to prevent…
Telephone:
0800 567 76 99 (Calls are free from landlines but will cost from a mobile. If you call us, we will call you back).
E-mail:
headoffice@porchlight.org.uk
Website:
Porchlight Rough Sleeper Service

Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Kent Fire and Rescue Service offer information and advice on: Bedtime safety checks What to do if there is a fire in your home How to prepare for flooding Smoke alarms Making an escape plan in your home Road safety Water safety
Telephone:
01622 692 121
18001 01622 692 121
E-mail:
enquiries@kent.fire-uk.org
Website:
www.kent.fire-uk.org/

Kent Police

Kent Police offer information and advice on: Support available for victims of domestic violence Your guide to anti-social behaviour Your guide to dealing with bogus callers Driving and road safety Support and advice on hate crime Home and garden security Internet safety Personal safety Emergency…
Website:
www.kent.police.uk/

South East Coast Ambulance Service

The Ambulance Service offers information and advice on phoning 111, 999, First Aid and the Patient Transport Service.
Telephone:
0300 1230999
18001 0300 1230999
07827 982145
E-mail:
enquiries@secamb.nhs.uk
Website:
www.secamb.nhs.uk/.../our_services.aspx

Victim Support

Victim Support offers confidential emotional and practical support to witnesses and victims of crime and information on services available in your local area. The normal opening hours for the Supportline are: •    8am - 8pm Monday to Friday•    9am - 7pm weekends•    9am - 5pm bank holidays The…
Telephone:
08 08 16 89 111
E-mail:
supportlineemail@victimsupport.org.uk
Website:
https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/.../supportline

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