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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

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/

Headway UK

Brain injury can challenge every aspect of your life – walking, talking, thinking and feeling – and the losses can be severe and permanent. It can mean losing both the life you once lived and the person you once were. We all think 'it will…
Telephone:
0808 800 2244
E-mail:
helpline@headway.org.uk
Website:
https://www.headway.org.uk/

ROSPA - Advanced drivers and riders for Kent

The Kent Advanced Drivers group promotes road safety, driver education and driver improvement. Our aims are: • To encourage an interest in road safety.• Improve driving standards.• Enable drivers to pass ROSPA’s advanced driving test.• Attract new members.• Give free advice and training to new…
Telephone:
01622 202918 (General Secretary)
E-mail:
bladd1960@icloud.com
Website:
Kent Advanced Drivers
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)

RSPB Gravesend Local Group

The Gravesend RSPB Local Group aims to connect people to nature in our local area and to stay in touch with all the latest news, activities and campaigns.If you live in the area of North West Kent, join us now!
Telephone:
01474 322 417
E-mail:
membershipsec@rspbgravesend.org.uk
Website:
www.rspbgravesend.org.uk/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Kent Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (KASBAH)

The Charity was founded by a group of parents of children with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus in 1966 with the aim of helping families in circumstances similar to their own. Today the service is open to people with a physical and/or learning disability and their families. KASBAH offers Independent…
Telephone:
01474 536501
E-mail:
admin@kasbah.org.uk
Website:
https://www.kasbah.org.uk/
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)

Multiple Sclerosis Society - East Kent

The Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) supports the MS community through nationwide services, such as the MS Helpline and publications, and also through local support via a network of branches.  The Canterbury and District branch has over 150 members and covers a considerable area of South…
Telephone:
07977 452 994
E-mail:
eastkent@mssociety.org.uk
Website:
Multiple Sclerosis Society website

Multiple Sclerosis Society - Tunbridge Wells and District

The branch covers postcodes TN1 to TN20 (Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, and nearby towns and villages). Our aim is to give support and advice to all those affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS), whether they be existing members or not. We also:- Run a local branch…
Telephone:
07983 708 970
E-mail:
twellsdistrict@mssociety.org.uk
Website:
Multiple Sclerosis Society - Tunbridge Wells And District website

Sevenoaks Christian Counselling Service

Sevenoaks Counselling is run by Christians and offers professional counselling to the whole community.  The number of sessions will vary depending on whether short or long term counselling is appropriate. No one is turned away on the grounds of not being able to pay the…
Telephone:
01732 450118
E-mail:
info@sevenoakscounselling.org.uk
Website:
https://www.sevenoakscounselling.org.uk/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Sandwich - Sonsbeck Twinning Association

To foster friendship and understanding between the people of Sandwich and Sonsbeck and surrounding areas. To develop personal contacts and to broaden mutual understanding of cultural, educational, recreational, religious and commercial activities. To promote friendship among people of Sandwich and District through social activities and…
Telephone:
01304 268846
E-mail:
info@sandwichhonfleurtwinning.org.uk
Website:
Sandwich Sonsbeck Twinning Association
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)

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