Covid-19

Summer 2020 support for families

Addiction

We are With You

Provides advice and support for children and young people (10-17 yrs) struggling with issues around their drug and alcohol use.

 

Covers South, East and Mid-Kent - Canterbury, Swale, Thanet, Dover, Ashford, Shepway, Maidstone

 

 

Phone: 01795 500881

Email: yadmin@wearewithyou.org.uk

Secure email address: yps.kent@wearewithyou.cjsm.net

 

Forward Trust 

Addiction help and support for adults

 

Covers East Kent (Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone and Hythe, Swale and Thanet)

 

Phone: 0300 123 1186

Email: info@forwardtrust.org.uk

 

First Steps 

Addiction help and support for adults

 

Covers West Kent (Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge and Malling).

 

Phone: 0330 128 1113

Email: WestKent.FirstStep@cgl.org.uk

 

Addaction 

Working with adults and young people with addiction to alcohol and drugs.

 

Services across Kent

 

Phone: 01233 639383

 

 

ADHD

Living with ADHD

Website offering advice to young people, parents and professionals.

 

ADHD Foundation 

An integrated health and education service, support framework for those with ADHD, parents and professionals.

 

Phone: 0151 237 2661

 

The UK ADHD Partnership 

 

Email:  addup@addup.co.uk

 

 

Adult Education

Kent Adult Education

Adult education and e-learning courses for adults in Kent. 

 

Services across Kent

 

Phone: 03000 41 40 25

 

 

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)

SPACE Matters

Kent and Medway project to reduce the impact of adverse childhood experiences - advice for professionals.  Videos and podcasts for you to listen to.

 

Covers Kent and Medway

 

 

Animal Welfare

Royal Society for Protection of Animals 

National animal welfare organisation.

 

Branches across Kent including Ashford and Dover.

 

Cruelty line to report cruelty, neglect or an animal in distress - 0300 1234 999

 

 

Anxiety

Anxiety UK 

Give advice and support to people living with Anxiety

 

Phone Helpline: 03444 775775

Text: 07537 416905

 

 

Apprenticeships

Kent Training and Apprenticeships 

Provider of internships, traineeships, work-based training and work-ready employability skills in Kent.

 

Phone: 0800 731 4297

Email: KT&A@kent.gov.uk

 

 

ASD (Autism)

National Autistic Society 

UK's largest provider of specialist autism services.

 

Autism Helpline Call: 0808 800 4104, 10am – 12pm and 1pm - 3pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays).

 

Kent Autistic Trust

Family Support Information Service - a free service providing confidential support, a listening ear, reliable information, practical advice and emotional support, to families, parents/carers, professionals and individuals affected by autism across Kent and Medway.

 

Wendy Boorman (Children/Young People Phone): 01634 405168

Email: wendy@kentautistic.com

 

 

Benefits Advice

Kent County Council 

Visit this website for information, useful links as well as a benefits calculator to help you find out what you might be entitled to claim.

 

 

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar UK 

Charity supporting everyone with Bipolar Disorder.  Website offers advice and support on all aspects of living with Bipolar Disorder.

 

Peer Support Line Call us: 07591375544 (leave a voicemail and call will be returned)

Email: info@bipolaruk.org

 

 

Child Abuse - if in immediate danger call 999

Childline

Free 24 hour helpline for children and Young People in the UK

 

Phone: 0800 1111

 

 

NSPCC 

Support for children and anyone worried about a child

 

For under 18s: 0800 1111

General: 0800 800 5000

 

 

Child to Parent Abuse

CAPA - Child or Adolescent to Parent Abuse
Responding to Child or Adolescent to Parent Abuse.​
​Supporting Parents, Grandparents, Carers, Young People and Professionals.

 

Email: info@capauk.org

 

 

COVID-19 - links to support for parents

See Goldwyn School Website
Click on link to bring you to the page which has this information on

 

 

Depression

Depression UK
National Self-Help Organisation helping people cope with their depression.

 

Email: info@depressionuk.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/depressionukorg/

 

 

Disability Advice

DISK - Disability Information Service Kent
Advice on topics like benefits, holidays, mobility, transport, promoting independence

 

Covers Kent

 

Phone: 01303 226464

 

 

Domestic Abuse - if in immediate danger call 999

Oasis Domestic Abuse Service 

Supports people who have been victims of domestic abuse

 

East Kent - Thanet and Dover

 

Phone the RAISE Team on 07718 657160 (Monday-Friday 9-5) - answerphone out of hours

 

Clarion Housing Association

Refuge service provider  for North and South Kent

 

Dartford, Gravesham and Swale: 07793 880486

Maidstone: 07739 823395

Ashford and Canterbury: 07773 179082

Folkestone & Hythe: 07739 823395

Email: centrakent@clarionhg.com    

 

Clarion Housing Association

Refuge service provider  for Medway

 

Phone: 07889 079242 Email:centrakent@clarionhg.com

 

Look Ahead Care & Support 

Supporting people across London and the South East of England

 

Covers West Kent - Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Malling

 

Phone: 0800 2000247

 

National Women’s Aid Domestic Abuse helpline 

24 Hour helpline for women experiencing domestic abuse

 

Men's Advice Line 

Support for male victims of domestic abuse

 

Freephone 0808 801 0327

 

Galop's National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline

Domestic Violence Helpline for LGBT

 

Phone: 0800 999 5428

Victim Support

Helpline for those who have been victims of crime, website offers advice for those experiencing domestic abuse

 

Covers Kent

 

Free Helpline: 0808 16 89 111

 

Rising Sun 

Supporting, adults, families and children who are at risk of domestic violence

 

Covers Ashford, Canterbury or Folkestone & Hythe District

 

Helpline: 01227 452852 Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Email: admin@risingsunkent.com

 

 

Dyslexia

British Dyslexia Association 

Website and resources supporting people with Dyslexia

 

Email: helpline@bdadyslexia.org.uk

Helpline: 0333 405 4567

Office: 0333 405 4555

 

Dyslexia House Association 

Organisation supporting Dyslexia House  giving support and advice to  Dyslexic Adults and Students, Parents, Teachers, children and employers in Mid-Kent and Medway.

 

Email: dyslexia.house@gmail.com

Helpline 07578 341 896 Mon. Tues, Weds, Thurs, Fri 10-3

Alternative helpline: 0333 232 537  

 

 

Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia Foundation 

Offering help and advice to people with dyspraxia, parents, carers, and families about or on the subject of dyspraxia.

 

Call:  01462 454986 Monday to Friday, 9 am to 1 pm.

 

 

Early Help And Preventative Services (Including Youth Justice)

Provides services that can be accessed locally at a time and place that suits families to help them to do well, stay safe and resolve problems at the earliest possible opportunity, before they become more serious.

 

South Kent- Ashford, Dover, Folkestone and Hythe

East Kent - Canterbury and Thanet

North Kent - Dartford, Gravesham, Sevenoaks, Swale

West Kent - Maidstone, Tonbridge and Malling and Tunbridge Wells

 

 

Eating Disorders

Beat

Helpline, webchat and online support for under 18s with eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia.

 

Youthline 0808 8010711

Studentline 0808 8010811

 

 

EHCP and SEND Support and Advice

IASK - Information, Advice and Support Kent

Information, advice and support for SEND children, young people and parents/carers in Kent.

 

Phone Helpline: 03000 413000 (9am-5pm)

Email: IASK@kent.gov.uk

 

 

Educating at Home

KCC Elective Home Education Team

Local Authority advice on educating your child at home.

 

Phone:  03000 416969

Email: educationathome@kent.gov.uk

 

 

Employment Advice

Job Centre Information
Webpage listing Job Centres in Kent and showing the services they provide.  Also free CV templates.  Links to benefits information and applications.

 

CXK Kent
An organisation  providing support, advice and guidance to young people and adults to help them find work, or move into learning or training, and in doing so improving their life chances.

 

Phone:  01233 224244

Email: info@cxk.org

 

Aspirations Kent (Porchlight)
Free service working with anyone over 25 who is currently unemployed and feels their mental health is holding them back

 

Phone: 0333 880 2730

Email: aspirations@porchlight.org.uk

 

 

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Action 

Support and advice on all aspects of Epilepsy.

 

Helpline: 0808 800 5050

 

 

Further Education Settings

Kent Further Education 

Website with details of, and links to all Further Education Colleges in Kent.

 

 

General Advice and Support

Victim Support 

Helpline for those who have been victims of crime.

 

Covers Kent

 

Free Helpline: 0808 16 89 111

 

 

Health Services and Advice

NHS Go 

NHS App with confidential health advice and support for 16-25 years.

 

School Health (Kent)  School Nursing 

Supporting children and young people across Kent with their physical and emotional health and well-being.  Available from 8am until 6pm, Monday to Friday, including during school holidays.

 

Kent Youth Health

Health, emotional wellbeing and Sex and Relationship information for young people up to 19 Years.

 

 

Housing

Housing - Shepway Folkestone and Hythe District Council
Housing services through website, email, online referral forms and over the phone.

 

Covers Folkestone and Hythe area

 

Phone 01303 853300

Email:  Housing@Folkestone-Hythe.gov.uk

 

Serveco, Folkestone and Hythe Rough Sleepers Outreach Service 

Homelessness and rough sleeping - Folkestone and Hythe District

 

Covers Folkestone and Hythe area

 

Phone:  0330 2231669

 

Rainbow Centre (Folkestone and Hythe)

Support available for those experiencing deprivation, hardship and homelessness in the Shepway area

 

Covers Folkestone and Hythe area

 

Folkestone Rainbow Centre - 69 Sandgate Road CT20 2AF.                                                                         Phone:  07841 033142                        

Telephone: 01303 850733 - between 10am and 5pm Monday to Friday

 

 

Hunger/Food Poverty

Ashford Family Food Bank 

Food Bank - open 8.30am-4.30pm

Unit 4, St Johns Court, Ashford Business Park, Foster Road, Willesborough, Ashford, Kent TN24 0SJ

 

Information on Ashford Food Banks

Details of all Food Banks in Ashford Area

 

Shepway Food Bank 

Food Bank  for Shepway area based in Folkestone, New Romney and Lydd - Rainbow Centre open Tuesdays and Fridays from 2pm-3.30pm

 

Phone: 07913 573403

Email: foodbank@rainbow-centre.org

 

Medway Food Bank

Food Bank for the Medway area - based at various locations.  Please phone or email for more information.

 

Telephone: 01634 757057

Email: info@medway.foodbank.org.uk

 

Faversham Food Bank

Food Bank for the Faversham area.  Please phone or email for more information.

 

Phone: 07938720604 - answer phone

Email:  info@faversham.foodbank.org.uk   

 

Trussell Trust - Deal Area Food Bank

Food Bank for the Deal area.  Please phone or email for more information.

 

Phone: 01722 580180

Email: enquiries@trusselltrust.org

 

Trussell Trust - Gravesend Food Bank

Food Bank for the Gravesend area.  Please phone or email for more information.

 

Phone: 01722 580180

Email: enquiries@trusselltrust.org

 

Ashford Vineyard Foodbank 

Ashford Vineyard Church, Ashford Works, Cobbs Wood Industrial Estate, Brunswick Road, Ashford TN23 1EH Open Monday-Friday 9-12.30

 

Phone: 01233 331919

Email:  compassion@ashfordvineyard.org

 

 

Internet Safety and Online Advice

ational Online Safety

Organisation dedicated to keeping children safe online.  Regular updates and information on sites and media commonly used by children and young people.  Advice about keeping your child safe online. Also provides advice and training opportunities for professionals.

Think U Know Parents Page 

Advice on keeping your child safe from online abuse. Advice from CEOP - part of the National Crime Agency

CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command)

Report online abuse - National Crime Agency Website, which lets you report online abuse. Also has advice on how to protect children from Online Abuse

 

Irlens

IrlenUK 

Website offering information about Irlens

ABC of Reading

National UK charity supporting people with Irens

 

Email: irlenabcforreading@outlook.com

 

Keeping Fit and Healthy

NHS One You 

Website and resources to help everyone get healthier and feel better with free tips, tools and support.

 

General Enquiries Email: oneyou@phe.gov.uk

 

LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Transgender) Support - young people

The Be You Project 

Regular meet-ups for young people across Kent.  Website provides help and support advice and resources.

 

Covers Kent

 

Free helpline on 0800 567 7699

Email: headoffice@porchlight.org.uk

 

Loneliness and Isolation

Porchlight 

Working to combat loneliness and isolation in the community and helping to reconnect with others

 

Phone 0800 567 7699 - 24 Hour phone line - contact if you need support yourself or are worried about someone else.

Samaritans 

24 hour emotional support for anyone who needs to talk

 

Phone: 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

 

Mental Health Support

Me and My Mind 

Advice and support for young people struggling with unusual experiences like hearing voices

Young Minds 

Committed to improving the mental health of children and young people and supporting parents and carers.  Also offers information on medication for young people.

 

Parent Helpline 0808 802 5544

Crisis messenger service(24 hours) Text YM 85258

Mood Spark 

Part of Head Start - Website supporting young people aged 10-16  to learn how to look after their emotional and mental health.

 

Email: headstart@kent.org.uk

Mind 

Advice and support for anyone who is experiencing a mental health problem

 

Phone: 0300 123 3393

Text: 86463

Email: info@mind.org.uk

 

SANE 

Charity set up to  improve the quality of life for people affected by mental illness

 

Phone (during COVID-19): 07984 967 708

Email: support@sane.org.uk

 

 

Youth Suicide Prevention - if in immediate danger call 999

Papyrus

Confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through our helpline, HOPELINEUK.

 

Phone: 0800 068 41 41 For Confidential Suicide Prevention Helpline - HOPELINEUK, open Weekdays 9am–10pm, Weekends and Bank Holidays 2pm–10pm.

 

Men's Health Forum

24 hour stress support for men via text, chat and email.

 

Phone: 020 7922 7908

 

Folkestone Haven (also under General Support)

Support line for anyone facing a mental health crisi in the Shepway (Folkestone and Hythe) area.  Open evenings, weekends, and bank holidays.

 

Monday to Friday: 18:00 - 23:00 / weekends and bank holidays between 12:00 - 23:00.

Phone: 0808 1963 569 (During Coronavirus Crisis call either:  07827 533871, 07827 533887, 07827 416697)

 

Release the Pressure
Free text service for people across Kent and Medway for people of all ages needing mental health support.

Covers Kent and Medway

 

Text Kent or Medway to 85258

 

Insight Healthcare

Free taking therapy service for people
Anyone aged 17+ who lives in East Kent
Anyone aged 18+ who lives in Darford, Gravesham, Swanley, or Swale

 

Tel: 0300 555 5555 (local rate)

Email: kent@insighthealthcare.org

 

 

Mens Mental Health (18-35 yrs)

CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably

Organisation dedicated to leading a movement against suicide in young male adults.

 

Phone CALM Helpline 0800 58 58 58 - open 5pm-midnight

 

 

Mindfulness

Headpace

Meditation and mindfulness Website

 

 

Non-Violent Resistance

NVRUK 

Parenting approach developed to support adults caring for young people presenting with behaviours that concern such as violence, risk taking, aggression or self-destruction.

 

Email: UKnonviolentresistance@gmail.com

 

 

Obsessive behaviours

No Panic 

Charity giving support to sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorders

 

Phone: 0330 6061174

 

OCD UK 

Support for people living with OCD in the UK

 

Phone: 0333 212 7890 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

 

 

Panic Attacks

No Panic 

Charity giving support to sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorders

 

Phone: 0330 6061174

 

 

Parental Support  - also click on link to School Website for more information

Family Lives 

Confidential helpline for emotional support, information, advice and guidance on any aspect of parenting and family life.

 

Phone: 0808 800222

 

Headstart Kent

A resource that helps young people, parents and carers and professionals to understand emotional growth and resilience.

 

Covers Gravesham, Swale, Ashford, Canterbury, Folkestone, Hythe

 

Email: headstart@kent.gov.uk

 

Homestart 

Parental and family support - branches across the UK

 

North-west Kent - Phone: 01322 225 100
Email: office@homestartnwkent.org.uk

 

Thanet -  Phone: 01843 609665      
Email: admin@homestartthanet.org.uk

 

Medway - Phone: 01634 570717

 

Ashford - Phone: 01233 647209      
Email: info@home-start-ashford.org.uk

 

Shepway - Phone: 01303 244836      
Email: shepwayoffice@gmail.com

 

South West Kent – Phone: 01892 524916    
Email: contact@home-startswk.org.uk

 

Sheppey and Sittingbourne - Phone: 01795 429007

 

Includes Us 2 

Information and advice about services for disabled children and their familiies.Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18,

Disabilities: Autism, behaviour and learning, behavioural, emotional and social development, communication and interaction, hearing impaired, language difficulty, learning difficulty, physical disability, physical sensory/medical, profound, severe or complex, severe learning difficulty, visually impaired.

 

Phone: 01233 898792

Email: info@includesus2.org.uk

 

 

Police

Non-Emergency Contact dial 111

 

Emergency dial 999

 

 

Special Educational Needs and Disability Teams (Kent)

Contact the relevant area team to request an assessment of your child's special educational needs, or with any queries if your child has already been assessed and has an EHCP.

 

East Kent - Canterbury, Swale and Thanet

Brook House, Reeves Way, John Wilson Business Park, Whitstable, Kent CT5 3SS

 

Phone: 03000 421160 or 03000 418708

Email: SENEast@kent.gov.uk

 

South Kent - Ashford, Dover and Shepway

Kroner House, Eurogate Business Park, Ashford, Kent TN24 8XU

 

Phone:  03000 420889

Email: SENSouth@kent.gov.uk

 

West Kent - Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Malling

Worrall House, 30 Kings Avenue, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4AE

 

Phone: 03000 420997 or 03000 414693

Email: SENWest@kent.gov.uk

 

North Kent - Dartford, Gravesham and Sevenoaks

Joynes House, New Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0AT

 

Phone:  03000 419345 or 03000 418163

Email: SENWest@kent.gov.uk

 

 

Safeguarding Information – Goldwyn

Details about Goldwyn School’s safeguarding click here for School Website information.

 

 

Sexual Abuse (child)

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation

UK-wide charity dedicated solely to tackling child sexual abuse.

 

For confidential information and advice contact our anonymous

Stop It Now! Helpline: 0808 1000 900

Stop it Now! Online Reporting: https://contactus.stopitnow.org.uk/

 

 

Sexual Health and Advice

See Kent Youth Health information 

Website provides detailed advice and information for young people on contraception, pregnancym relationship abuse, sex, sexuality and sexually transmitted infections.  Also has links on how to find nearest Sexual Health Clinics, GPs and Chemists

 

Information and services across Kent

 

TEXT: 07520 618850 (Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm)

PHONE: 0300 123 4496 (Mon – Fri, 8am – 6pm)

E-MAIL: nem-tr.kentchildrenandyoungpeoplehealthservices@nhs.net

Online Self-Referral Form: https://www.kentcht.nhs.uk/forms/school-health-service-referral-form/               

 

 

Social Services - if in immediate danger call 999

Worried About an Adult?

Call 03000 41 11 11 (text relay 18001 03000 41 11 11) or email social.services@kent.gov.uk

 

Worried About Child?

Call 03000 41 11 11 (text relay 18001 03000 41 11 11) or email social.services@kent.gov.uk

 

Out of hours, or in an emergency

Contact outside of normal office hours, for example during the night, call 03000 41 91 91.

If you think someone is in immediate danger, the best thing to do is call 999 for the emergency services.

 

 

Support - general

Samaritans 

24 hour emotional support for anyone who needs to talk

 

Free phone helpline: 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

 

Kent Together Helpline 

24 hour helpline to support vulnerable people in Kent needing urgent help.

 

Phone: 03000 41 92 92 

 

Folkestone Haven 

Evening and weekend telephone support service for anyone from the Folkestone and Hythe District over the age of 18 experiencing challenges with their mental health.

 

Covers Folkestone and Hythe Area

 

Monday to Friday: 18:00 - 23:00 / weekends and bank holidays between 12:00 - 23:00.

Phone: 0808 1963 569 (During Coronavirus Crisis call either:  07827 533871, 07827 533887, 07827 416697)

 

Aspirations Kent (Potchlight) 

Free service working with anyone over 25 who is currently unemployed and feels their mental health is holding them back.

 

Covers Kent

 

T: 0333 880 2730

Email:aspirations@porchlight.org.uk

 

Citizens Advice

Website offering advice on benefits, work, debt and money, consumer issues, housing, family, law and courts and immigration, as well as other topics

 

Use the Website to find your local Citizens Advice Bureau

 

National Advice Phone Line (England) - Monday to Friday 9-5pm

Adviceline (England): 03444 111 444

 

 

Support for Children/Young People

Kooth 

Online counselling service for young people

 

Youth Access 

Advice and counselling network for young people - can provide details of free local services

 

T: 020 8772 9900

Email: admin@youthaccess.org.uk

 

Headstart Kent (also under Parental support) 

A resource that helps young people, parents and carers and professionals to understand emotional growth and resilience.

 

Covers Gravesham, Swale, Ashford, Canterbury, Folkestone, Hythe

 

Email: headstart@kent.gov.uk

 

Barnardo's See, Hear, Respond

Support and help for children, young people and families during COVID-19.  Support available to children and young people with SEN, up to the age of 25 years

 

 

Tourettes 

Tourettes Action 

Organisation offering support, advice and resources regarding Tourettes Syndrome

 

Helpdesk telephone: 0300 777 8427 or link to online contact form on Website

 

 

Well-Being Information - School Webiste

Details about Goldwyn School’s Well-Being information click here for School Website page.

 

 

Young Carers

Carers First 

Support, information and advice for carers
Website offering advice, support and links to other services to young carers.


Phone: 0300 303 1555

Email : hello@carersfirst.org.uk

 

Imago 

Young Carers Support - for Kent, organisation also covers other areas of UK including Sussex.

Website - Online Referral Form on Website - refer young carers between 5 and 18 years.


Phone Kent Young Carers: 0300 111 1110

Carers Support East Kent 

Support service for carers in the East Kent area

Covers Canterbury, Dover and Thanet

Support phone line open Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8.30am – 6.00pm except bank holidays and between Christmas and New Year - 0300 302 0061

Email: support@carersek.org.uk
yac@carersek.org.uk (Young Adult Carers Service)

Text: 07545 916214

 

Carers Trust 

Support and services for anyone who is acting as a carer

Phone: 0300 772 9600

Email: info@carers.org

 

DoversmART 

Weekly groups for young carers and older people  - groups not meeting currently due to COVID-19

Covers Dover area

Phone: 0300 302 0061

 

 

Youth Justice - See Early Help and Preventative Services contacts

Catch 22

Business supporting  resilience and aspirations in people of all ages in the UK.  Main areas of focus are:  Justice, Education, Vocational Training, Employability and Young People and Families

 

Nationwide Services - College and Skills Centre provision in Maidstone
Look at website for details of local services and contact information

 

 

Youth Hubs

Shepway Youth Hub (Folkestone and Hythe Area)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

Phone: 0300 041 1008

Address: 5-5A Grace Hill, Folkestone CT20 1HA

 

Ashford North Youth Centre (Ashford Area)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

 

Phone: 0300 042 0507

Address: Mabledon Avenue, Ashford TN24 8BJ

Uprising Youth and Community Project (Stanhope - Ashford South)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

 

Phone: 07823 384951

Email: info@uprisinguk.org.uk

Address: 67 Otterden Close, Stanhope, Ashford, Kent, TN23 5TH

 

Dover District Youth Hub (Dover, Deal and surrounding areas)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

Phone: 0300 042 0008

Tuesdays and Wednesdays (9:30am to 4:30pm)

Address: Park Avenue (Next To Tides), Deal CT14 9UU

 

Swale Youth Hub (Sittingbourne and surrounding areas)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

Phone: 01795 423836 
Monday - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Wednesday - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Thursday - 6:30pm to 8pm

 

Address: Chalkwell Road, Sittingbourne ME10 2LP                                                                                        

New House Youth Cente (Sittingbourne and surrounding areas)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

Phone: 01795 423836

Address: Chalkwell Road, Sittingbourne ME10 2LP

 

Maidstone Town Centre Youth Café (Maidstone)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

Phone: 01622 661885

Tuesday - 5:30pm to 7pm
Wednesday - 3:30pm to 7pm
Thursday - 3:30pm to 7pm
Friday - 3:30pm to 7pm

 

34A High Street, Maidstone ME14 1JH

 

Maidstone Town Centre Youth Café (Maidstone)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

Phone: 01843 292927

Monday - 8:30am to 8pm

Tuesday - 8:30am to 8:15pm
Wednesday - 8:30am to 6pm
Thursday - 8:30am to 7pm
Friday - 8:30am to 8:30pm
Saturday - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Address: 15 Zion Place, Margate CT9 1RP

 

The Phoenix Centre (Sandwich)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

Phone: 01304 611106                                               

Monday from 6pm– 9pm

Tuesdays – 9am to 2pm

Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9am to 5pm

 

Address: Jubilee Road, Sandwich CT13 0QP

 

Whitstable Youth & Community Centre (Whitstable)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

Phone: 01227 275178

Address: Tower Parade, Whitstable CT5 2BJ                                                           

 

Target Youth Hub (Thanet - Birchington)

Youth Centre, activities and services

 

Phone: 07874 342319

Open Wednesdays 5 pm to 6:30pm and Fridays 6pm to 8pm

Address: Birchington Children's Centre, Park Lane, Birchington CT7 0AS

 

 

Youth Services

Salus - Youth Work and other support services for children, young people and families.

Services for children, young people, families, schools, communities and other practitioners.

 

Covers Kent area

 

Telephone: 01303 817470

Email: info@salusgroup.org.uk     

Address: Greenacres Barn, Pound Lane, Smeeth, Ashford, Kent. TN25 6RJ 

 

Ashford Sk8side

A free service for young people to provide them with an empowering and nurturing environment where they can develop as individuals and gain all the skills they need as they go into young. adulthood.

 

Phone 01233 – 642156

Email: info@sk8side.org

Tannery Lane Ashford United Kingdom TN231XZ

 

Opening Times:

Mon: 4:00 to 8.30pm - Project Night

Tue:  3:15 to 5:30pm and 5.30 to 8pm Skate Project

Thu: 3:15 to 6:00pm and 6 to 8pm Games Night

Fri: 3:15 to 5:45pm and 6 to 9pm Music Night

 

 

LGBT Youth

The Be You Project - LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Transgender)Support

Regular meet-ups for young people across Kent.  Website provides help and support advice and resources

 

Free helpline on 0800 567 7699

Email: headoffice@porchlight.org.uk   or beyou@porchlight.org.uk

 

 

KCC Online Youth Services

Kent County Council Online Youth Services

Webpage with directory and links to Online Youth Services in Kent

 

 

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