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Crossroads Young Carers Project - Maidstone

Crossroads Young Carers Project Maidstone offer help and support for children and young people under 18 years from the Maidstone and Malling area who care for someone in their family. Support services include: Fortnightly club nights One-to-one support Trips out A newsletter Information and advice  …
Telephone:
01622 817114
E-mail:
enquiries@crossroadskent.org
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10

Hearing Voices Network

The Hearing Voices Network provides information, support and understanding to people who hear voices and those who support them. The network aims to: to raise awareness of voice hearing, visions, tactile sensations and other sensory experiences to give men women and children who have these…
Telephone:
01142 71 82 10
E-mail:
info@hearing-voices.org
Website:
https://www.hearing-voices.org/
Disablities:
Hearing impaired

Helen Allison School

Meet and discuss any areas around autism and share information in a supportive environment with other parents. Our support group is held weekly on Friday mornings, during term time. Children are welcome but must be supervised
Telephone:
01474 814878
E-mail:
helen.allison@nas.org.uk
Website:
https://www.autism.org.uk/.../helen-allison

The Hideout

Women's Aid have created this online resource to help young people understand domestic abuse and how to take positive action if it is happening to them.
E-mail:
s.lynch@womensaid.org.uk
Website:
www.thehideout.org.uk
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18

Hope Again

Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place, where young people who are facing grief can share their stories with others.    At Hope Again you will find information about our services, a listening ear from other young people…
Telephone:
0808 808 1677
E-mail:
helpline@cruse.org.uk
Website:
https://www.hopeagain.org.uk/

Job Centre Plus Folkestone

Jobcentre Plus Folkestone can help you with all areas of employment, from job seeking, job opportunities and looking for work or making changes to a claim.  All areas of help and support for employment locally Combined jobsearch and benefits service for people of working age…
Telephone:
0800 169 0190

Bumps to Babes - Maidstone Youth Hub

11:30 - 13:30
This group is for young parents and pregnant carers under the age of 20 years. The group provides support to young parents/carers in a welcoming, non-judgemental environment. It also provides an opportunity for carers to meet with other young parents, as well as offering access…
Telephone:
01622 755044
E-mail:
anne-marie.jackson@kent.gov.uk

Kent Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus (KASBAH) Advisor Service

The advisor service is a specialist flexible person centred service which aims to empower the person to achieve their own goals and outcomes. This role is primarily advocacy and support, advice, information and guidance is also available on all aspects relating to disability
Telephone:
01474 536501
E-mail:
admin@kasbah.org.uk
Website:
www.kasbah.org.uk/

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
E-mail:
enquiry@kab.org.uk
Website:
www.kab.org.uk/

Marden Children's Centre - Breastfeeding Drop-in

12:30 - 2:30
This is a group for any breastfeeding parents who would like a bit of support from our fully trained peer supporters. Any pregnant carers can also pop in for advice and support in making feeding choices and preparing for breastfeeding their baby. 
Telephone:
01622 831503
E-mail:
mardenchildrenscentre@kent.gov.uk
Website:
Maidstone Children's Centres

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