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Kent Friendz - support for people with learning disabilities

Established in 1964, Kent Friendz (formerly Mencap Tonbridge) was established to provide help and support for children and families with learning and physical disabilities. Based in Kent, Kent Friendz, a service of The Symbol Trust - provides opportunities for recreation and education through activities, with…
Telephone:
01622 863 831
E-mail:
info@symboltrust.org
Website:
https://www.symboltrust.org/.../kentfriendz
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

Kent Savers Credit Union

Kent Savers is a financial co-operative, owned and controlled by our own members and running on a not-for-profit basis. They aim to: promote saving provide our members with loans at reasonable rates Kent Savers Credit Union are a safer and cheaper alternative to other money lending sources, including payday loans,…
Telephone:
0333 321 9050
E-mail:
info@kentsavers.co.uk
Website:
https://www.kentsavers.co.uk/

Kent Test Tutor and GCSE Tuition

One-to-One Tuition for KS2, KS3 and KS4, Kent Test 11+, GCSEs and IGCSEs  Year5, Year6, Year7, Year8, Year9, Year10, Year11   KS2 Tuition: Literacy and Numeracy ¦ SATs ¦ Kent Test 11+ Reading ¦ Comprehension ¦ Extended Writing ¦ Verbal Reasoning ¦ Non-Verbal Reasoning ¦…
Telephone:
01795 84 24 20
E-mail:
Enquiries@KentTuition.co.uk
Website:
www.kenttuition.co.uk/
Age Range:
Ages 5-10, 6-10

Kent Wide Down Syndrome Group

Kent Wide Down Syndrome Group (KWDSG) is affiliated to the Down Syndrome Association (DSA). The Downs Syndrome Association provide information and guidance on all aspects of living successfully with Down's syndrome. They also have a helpline and can help those affected by Down's Syndrome with: specialist…
Telephone:
07740 348908
E-mail:
info@kentwideds.org
Website:
www.kentwideds.org/

Kent Youth County Council

Kent Youth County Council (KYCC) is a group of young people aged 11 to 18 years elected to represent and act upon the views, issues and opinions of the young people in Kent. Four young people are elected to represent each of Kent’s 12 districts.…
E-mail:
kycc@kent.gov.uk
Website:
Kent Youth County Council website
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)

Kooth

Kooth is a free online service offering emotional & mental health support for children & young people in Kent aged 10-25. Any Child or Young Person aged 10-25 in Kent can be signposted to Kooth. Kooth can support a young person should they be placed…
E-mail:
kdawber@kooth.com
Website:
https://www.kooth.com/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Little Lullaby - for young parents and parents-to-be

Little Lullaby was created in response to the increased risk of babies born to mums under 20, dying of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). Babies born to mothers below the age of 20 are four times more likely to die from SIDS (ONS, 2018). Knowing…
Telephone:
07730393580
E-mail:
info@littlelullaby.org.uk
Website:
https://littlelullaby.org.uk/
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Behaviour and learning

Maidstone Town Centre Mums' Hub - The Princess Project

Our Hubs are safe, welcoming spaces that mums can visit with or without their children. They provide an opportunity to meet other parents, chat to our friendly team, visit Totcycle, and find support and community. Play areas, baby changing and feeding areas and free refreshments…
Telephone:
07427 339784
07851196770
E-mail:
support@princessproject.co.uk
Website:
https://www.princessproject.co.uk

Maidstone Youth Hub - Bumps to Babes

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

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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