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The Folkestone Safe Haven

The Folkestone Safe Haven is a safe a supportive space for residents of the Folkestone and Hythe District aged 16+ who are experiencing difficuties with their mental health.  The Folkestone Haven aims to provide a listening ear and personalised support to help you reduce your…
E-mail:
folkestone.haven@hestia.org
Website:
https://www.hestia.org/.../folkestone-and-hythe-district

For us Too

For us Too are a charity, run by the parents and carers of disabled children, working to improve the lives of children and young people with all kinds of disabilities across East Kent (Thanet, Swale and Canterbury). The For us Too client group is disabled…
Telephone:
07519 716186
01843 446030
01795 227171
E-mail:
manager@forustoo.org
Website:
For us too
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10, 18-25 (Transition)
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

Frank

Talk to Frank is a free service for young people, sharing honest facts and advice about drugs and alcohol.
Telephone:
0300 1236600
E-mail:
frank@talktofrank.com
Website:
Visit the Frank website
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability

Galop - LGBTQ domestic abuse support

Galop is the national lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans domestic abuse helpline. Galop provides confidential and specialist telephone and email support for all members of LGBT communities, their family, friends and agencies supporting them who have experienced issues with domestic violence and abuse.  Domestic abuse can…
Telephone:
0800 999 5428 - National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline
0207 704 2040 - LGBT+ Hate Crime Helpline
0800 130 3335 - National Conversion Therapy Helpline
E-mail:
help@galop.org.uk
Website:
www.galop.org.uk
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous is a group of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to do the same. Gamblers Anonymous members offer the hand of friendship to anyone who is looking to try…
Telephone:
0330 094 0322
E-mail:
info@gamblersanonymous.org.uk
Website:
www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk

GamCare

GamCare operates the National Gambling HelpLine, providing information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling problems. Advisers are available 24 hours a day on Freephone 0808 8020 133 or via web chat at www.gamcare.org.uk. We also offer a range of free treatment across England,…
Telephone:
0808 80 20 133
E-mail:
info@gamcare.org.uk
Website:
https://www.gamcare.org.uk

Gangsline

Gangsline is there to provide help and support to young men and women involved in gang culture. Gangsline provides some information and advice for young people who may be involved in a gang or at risk of being involved in a gang as well as information…
Telephone:
08000 32 95 28
E-mail:
info@gangsline.com
Website:
https://www.gangsline.com/

Gendered Intelligence Support Line

Gendered Intelligence Support Line launched in 2018 with a partnership with Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health, offering independent and confidential support to trans and non-binary patients (and their families) undergoing the NHS gender care waiting list and assessment process. The Support Line is now offering…
Telephone:
0330 3559 678
E-mail:
supportline@genderedintelligence.co.uk
Website:
https://genderedintelligence.co.uk/.../supportline

Get financial help if you've been affected by COVID-19 - Swale

Help if you've lost income If you're having problems with rent, mortgage or council tax arrears because of COVID-19, you may be eligible for help.  You can apply up until 31 March, 2022.  The amount you will receive will depend on your circumstances.  
Telephone:
01795 417485
E-mail:
housingoptions@swale.gov.uk
Website:
https://swale.gov.uk/.../help-if-youre-lost-income

GIRES (Gender Identity Research and Education Society)

GIRES provides information for trans people, their families and the professionals who care for them. GIRES combines the expertise of a largely voluntary team of trans and non-trans people.  If you wish to contact GIRES with a general enquiry, please do so by emailing info@gires.org.uk,…
Telephone:
01372 80 15 54
E-mail:
info@gires.org.uk
Website:
www.gires.org.uk

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