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CXK - Get Connected: Maidstone, Dartford and Gravesham

Get Connected is a peer mentoring project matching young people together for structured activities based in Maidstone, Dartford and Gravesham. Trained mentors (aged 16-19) accompany mentees (aged 11-19) to an activity of their choosing for (up to) 12 weeks.


The person-centred project is has been funded to prioritise support for young people with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), and is designed flexibly to meet the personal goals of each mentee. Get Connected facilitates confidence building, increased personal/social skills and opportunities for mentees to connect to their community.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Rhys Boxall-Roye
Contact Position
Get Connected Coordinator
01233 224244
Parent Organisation

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Placements take place March 23 - March 24, Monday to Friday afterscool.
Time of day
Session Information
Sessions will typically take place in a youth provision local to the mentee and mentor.

Other Details

Referral required?
Referral and availability notes

Online referall forms for mentees can be found at

Age Range
11 to 19

Referalls for mentees will prioritise ASC but any young person aged 11-19 with a learning disability who wants some peer support to connect to their community can apply.


Age Range
11-18Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18,
Autism, Behaviour and learning, Learning difficulty, Physical disability,

Local Offer

Local Offer Disabilities
Learning difficulty
Physical disability
Behaviour and learning
Local Offer Age Bands
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Needs Level
SEN Provision Type


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