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Become - charity for children in care and young care leavers

Become is here to make a difference to individual lives right now, and the care system as a whole for future generations. Since 1992 we’ve been working to improve the everyday lives and future life chances of children in care and young care leavers.
Telephone:
0800 023 2033
E-mail:
mailbox@becomecharity.org.uk
Website:
https://www.becomecharity.org.uk/
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition), Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction

Virtual School Kent

The Virtual School acts as a local authority champion to promote the progress and educational attainment of children and young people who are or who have been in care so that they achieve educational outcomes comparable to their peers. Ensuring that they receive a high…
E-mail:
https://www.virtualschool.lea.kent.sch.uk/contact
Website:
https://www.virtualschool.lea.kent.sch.uk/
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 19-25, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction

Cafcass

Cafcass stands for Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service. If you are a young person, please see the ‘About Cafcass for young people’ page. Cafcass represents children in family court cases in England. We independently advise the family courts about what is safe for…
Telephone:
0300 456 4000
E-mail:
https://www.cafcass.gov.uk/contact-us/
Website:
https://www.cafcass.gov.uk/

Winston's Wish

Winston’s Wish is a leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK. Winston’s Wish offers practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals. Winston’s Wish offers the widest range of practical support and guidance to children, families, professionals and anyone concerned about bereaved children.…
Telephone:
08088 020 021
E-mail:
ask@winstonswish.org
Website:
https://www.winstonswish.org/

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.  If you’ve been affected by crime, call your local victim care team in Kent for free. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am-8pm and Saturday 9am-5pm.…
Telephone:
0808 168 9276
Website:
https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction

Step Change - Consumer Credit Counselling Service

Step Change - The Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) have been providing free debt help and advice for 18 years.  Step Change can give you an instant, no obligation assessment of your debt problem and tailored advice based on your situation to help you get debt…
Telephone:
08001381111
Website:
https://www.stepchange.org/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Crosslight Advice

Crosslight Advice is an independent, community-focused charity working to alleviate poverty caused by problem debt and lack of financial capability. We have a vision to restore dignity and hope to those in need by reducing debt-poverty and improving financial capability through the provision of free…
Telephone:
020 7052 0318
E-mail:
info@crosslightadvice.org
Website:
https://www.crosslightadvice.org/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

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/

Rehab 4 Addiction

We can offer immediate access to quality rehabilitation centres in literally any corner of the United Kingdom. Finding the right rehabilitation centre is not as simple as you might think. If you search the internet for ‘rehabilitation centre’ the number of options is vast and…
Telephone:
0800 140 4690
E-mail:
info@rehab4addiction.co.uk
Website:
https://www.rehab4addiction.co.uk/.../drug-alcohol-rehab-kent
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Stop Hate UK

Stop Hate UK is one of the leading national organisations working to challenge all forms of Hate Crime and discrimination, based on any aspect of an individual’s identity. Stop Hate UK provides independent, confidential and accessible reporting and support for victims, witnesses and third parties.…
Telephone:
0113 293 5100
E-mail:
info@stophateuk.org
Website:
https://www.stophateuk.org/
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Communication and interaction

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