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Cruse Bereavement Care - West Kent

The death of someone close can be devastating and painful, turning your life upside down.  Bereaved people can feel vulnerable, desperate and hopeless, and even suicidal. Cruse's trained, experienced volunteers are passionate about caring for any bereaved person who needs help in coping with their…
Telephone:
01732 353575
E-mail:
westkent@cruse.org.uk
Website:
https://www.cruse.org.uk/.../west-kent

The Deal Society

Deal is unique and The Deal Society works on your behalf to help keep it that way. If you have chosen to live in Deal, you will appreciate the charm of this largely 17th and 18th century town. Historically the society came into being to…
Telephone:
01304 239143
E-mail:
info@thedealsociety.org.uk
Website:
https://www.thedealsociety.org.uk/
Age Range:
18-25 (Transition)

Detox Plus UK

Detoxplusuk is a free help and assessment service to help people choose the best alcohol rehab for them. We will give guidance on the best treatment options for the patients' circumstances and will assist them in picking out the most cost-effective treatment options and information…
Telephone:
02072052734
E-mail:
info@detoxplusuk.com
Website:
https://www.detoxplusuk.com/

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

DAVSS - Domestic Abuse Volunteer Support Services

Operating in Sevenoaks District, Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells Boroughs, from Swanley in the north, Edenbridge in the west, Aylesford in the east and Hawkhurst in the south we are a West Kent charity supporting men and women experiencing domestic abuse.
Telephone:
01892 570538 (Helpline)
01892 502074 (non-helpline enquiries)
E-mail:
office@davss.org.uk
Website:
https://www.davss.org.uk/

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

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