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Diabetes UK - Maidstone Area Parents Support Group (MAPS)

The Diabetes UK Maidstone Area Parents Support Group (MAPS) group is one of over 350 voluntary groups situated throughout the UK. Our goal is to provide support and educate children living with Type 1 diabetes, as well as their family, friends and anyone else who is interested…
E-mail:
mapsmaidstone@hotmail.com
Website:
https://maidstoneandareaparents.diabetesukgroup.org/

Dial - North West Kent

DIAL provides free confidential information and advice on all aspects of disability to the residents of North West Kent (Dartford, Swanley and Gravesham), and to KASBAH service users and members across Kent.
Telephone:
01474 536 50
E-mail:
dialnwk@kasbah.org.uk
Website:
dialnwk.org.uk/
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Dyslexia East Kent Support (DEKS)

Dyslexia East Kent Support is a local group set up to provide information and support to people with dyslexia of all ages. We provide information and resources to people with dyslexia, enabling them to reach their full potential. Our team of specialist advisors guide people to…
Telephone:
0845 0038 979
E-mail:
dyslexiaeastkent@gmail.com
Website:
https://dyslexia-east-kent.org.uk/

Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is an independent body aiming to eliminate discrimination. The Commission offers information and advice on: Your rights as a user of public services Housing Travel Adjustments for people with a disability Dealing with discrimination
Telephone:
0161 829 8327
E-mail:
correspondence@equalityhumanrights.com
Website:
Equality and Human Rights Commission website
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Catching Lives - Canterbury Open Centre. A daycentre for homeless people and the vulnerably housed

Catching Lives is an independent charity which is dedicated to supporting people who are homeless and vulnerable in Canterbury. Some of the services offered include: free breakfast, lunch, food parcels referrals to local food banks use of washing machines and tumble dryers (detergent is supplied) access to…
Telephone:
01227 464904
E-mail:
info@catchinglives.org
Website:
https://www.homeless.org.uk/.../catching-lives-canterbury-open-centre

METRO Charity - Challenging homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying

We provide support for schools, colleges and other education providers to create safe spaces to challenge bullying and improve awareness of LGBT equality. We deliver workshops for children, young people, parents and carers to explore and demystify sexual orientation and gender identity. We provide training…
Telephone:
020 8305 5000
E-mail:
development@metrocharity.org.uk
Website:
https://metrocharity.org.uk/.../challenging-homophobic-biphobic-and-transphobic-hbt-bullying
Age Range:
11-18, 19-25
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

METRO Charity - e-PrEP programme - online sexual health videos and support in Spanish and Portuguese for Latin American men and women in England

Our e-PrEP programme is a series of online sexual health videos and support in Spanish and Portuguese for Latin American men and women in England. You can get answers to questions about sexual health and find out about ways to prevent HIV like using PrEP…
E-mail:
tony.furlong@metrocharity.org.uk
Website:
https://metrocharity.org.uk/.../e-prep-programme
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

METRO Transcend - Monthly social for trans and non-binary young people

We have a monthly social group for trans and non-binary young people and those who are questioning their gender. It's a safe space for you to talk about what's on your mind. We can help you understand your gender identity and feel better about yourself.…
Telephone:
020 8305 5004
E-mail:
youth@metrocharity.org.uk
Website:
https://metrocharity.org.uk/.../metro-transcend
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

METRO CHARITY: Relationships & Sex Education Training

We work with schools, colleges and other education providers to deliver relationships and sex education (RSE) workshops for children and young people. We train teachers, staff, youth workers and other professionals on current guidelines on relationships and sex education and how to deliver lessons effectively.…
Telephone:
020 8305 5000
E-mail:
development@metrocharity.org.uk
Website:
https://metrocharity.org.uk/.../relationships-and-sex-education-training
Age Range:
11-18, 19-25
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

Kent Family Mediation Service

Kent Family Mediation Service is a non-profit making organisation, which offers a professional and impartial family mediation service. The service is provided to families and individuals, who are on low incomes, and private fee paying clients, in a number of accessible family mediation centres in Kent. The service also holds a Legal…
Telephone:
01795 410457
E-mail:
contact@kentfms.co.uk
Website:
www.kentfms.co.uk
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

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