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Kent County Council Gypsy and Traveller Service


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Housing Advice & Support, Family Services, Homelessness Services, Community Services

Description

We work with members of the Gypsy and Traveller Community who reside on our sites, and have a role to support them with identifying partner agencies who can assist them

Invicta House, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1XX

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www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/gypsies-and-travellers

Homelessness Prevention Project (CANWK)


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Housing Advice & Support, Homelessness Services

Description

The Homelessness Prevention Project is part of Citizens Advice in North and West Kent. The project supports people facing actual and threatened homelessness and those at future risk. We work across North and West Kent and support local people in Gravesham, Dartford, Swanley, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells. There are lots of ways we can help people avoid homelessness and support people in housing crisis including: - Advise and support people facing homelessness - Support and represent people facing possession proceedings or eviction - Liaise and negotiate with landlords, housing associations and mortgage providers - Offer support with money management, debt, benefits and income maximisation - Help prevent a situation getting out of control and reaching crisis point

Citizens Advice in North and West Kent, Tonbridge Castle, Castle Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1BG

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www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/north-west-kent/

Gravesham Borough Council (Customer Services)


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Benefits advice, Housing Advice & Support, Food Advice & Support, Homelessness Services

Description

Gravesham Borough Council is a Local Authority assisting residents in the borough to access advice on council tax, benefits, Food Bank e-vouchers and homelessness.

Windmill Street, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, Kent, DA12 1AU

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www.gravesham.gov.uk/

Gravesham Borough Council - Community Safety Team


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Housing Advice & Support, Domestic Abuse Advice & Support, Homelessness Services, Financial Vulnerability Advice & Support

Description

Gravesham Borough Council's Community Safety Team includes a Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding Officer, working alongside the Housing Teams. This team supports victims of domestic abuse in the community and liaises with the Housing Team to ensure they are taking the right approach with their tenants.

Gravesham Borough Council Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AU

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www.gravesham.gov.uk/keeping-gravesham-safe

Folkestone Rainbow Centre


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Housing Advice & Support, Employability Support, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Addiction Advice & Support, Homelessness Services, Volunteering Services, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support

Description

The Folkestone Rainbow Centre Homeless support service offers advice and advocacy as well as day centre and breakfast club. The umbrella organisation also offers Food bank and Foodstop services as well as money advice support and a charity shop.

69 Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2AF

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www.rainbow-centre.org/

Folkestone & Hythe District Council - Welfare Team


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Community Services

Description

Local Authority supporting people with help for rent and council tax payments as well as money guidance, general welfare and benefit support

Civic Centre Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY

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www.folkestone-hythe.gov.uk/

Folkestone & Hythe District Council - Customer Service Team


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Food Advice & Support, Homelessness Services, Community Services, Financial Vulnerability Advice & Support

Description

Local Authority supporting people with help for rent and council tax payments as well as money guidance, general welfare and benefit support

Civic Centre Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY

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www.folkestone-hythe.gov.uk/

Dover District Council - Community Services


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Housing Advice & Support, Family Services, Domestic Abuse Advice & Support, Armed Forces Support & Advice, Community Services

Description

Local Authority - Our Community Services team are offering support within the local community as Domestic Abuse Lead, Armed Forces Lead and Safeguarding Lead.

Dover District Council, Whitecliffs Business Park, Dover, CT16 3PJ

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Citizens Advice Thanet


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Food Advice & Support, Immigration Advice & Support

Description

Citizens Advice Thanet can provide a wide range of advice and assistance on different issues including Benefits, Housing, Debt and Money, Family, Employment, Immigration. We help people tackle their problems head-on with advice, information and practical support in a free, confidential, impartial and non judgmental way. As well as working with clients to sort out their individual problems. Channels of advice include: email, phone, face to face pre booked appointments.

Citizens Advice Thanet, 2nd Floor, Mill Lane House, Mill Lane, Margate, CT9 1LB

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thanetcitizensadvice.org/

Citizens Advice Swale


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Immigration Advice & Support, Homelessness Services

Description

We are operating face to face services in Sittingbourne and Faversham on a limited basis and by appointment only on Mondays (Sitt) and Fridays (Fav). We offer free, impartial, and confidential advice to anyone who needs it to support them to find a way forward, whatever problem they face. We can provide telephone, online and (where possible) face-to-face support from generalist advisers and specialists in debt and welfare benefits. Advice can be related to money, benefit, housing or employment problems, or in relation to a crisis somebody may be facing.

Swale House, East Street, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 3HT

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citizensadviceswale.uk/

Citizens Advice Shepway


Categories

Benefits advice, Debt advice, Housing Advice & Support, Employability Support, Homelessness Services

Description

We provide advice and assistance on a wide range of subjects, including Benefits, Debt, Employment, Housing and Consumer, to Folkestone & Hythe residents.

Units 4 - 6 Princes Gate, George Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 1RH

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citizensadviceshepway.org.uk/

Citizens Advice Edenbridge and Westerham


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Immigration Advice & Support, Homelessness Services

Description

Free, confidential, impartial advice on a wide range of subjects, including money, benefit, housing or employment problems. You may be facing a crisis, or just considering your options. We give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are and whatever their problem.

The Eden Centre, Four Elms Road, Edenbridge, TN8 6BY

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www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/edenbridge-and-westerham/

Citizens Advice Dover Deal


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Employability Support, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Family Services, Immigration Advice & Support, Homelessness Services

Description

Citizens Advice is an independent network that helps people resolve their money, legal, family, consumer and other problems. Our staff work with people to help sort out debt worries and can help them to claim benefits they may be entitled to. We can help with housing and employment problems and deal with questions relating to consumer or tax problems. We can advise on legal matters, answer questions on immigration or family matters. We can refer to one of our specialists if you have more complex problems. We provide information and advice - our advice is provided free, it is independent, confidential, impartial and available to everyone. All of our advisers are volunteers and are fully trained to a very high standard. Dover and Deal Citizens Advice is a one stop shop for your problems.

Maison Dieu Gardens Dover 1st floor 3 Park street Deal, Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1TG

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www.doverdealadvice.co.uk/

Children & Families


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Family Services, Volunteering Services, Education Services, Community Services

Description

Children and Families is a children’s charity located in Sheerness, Kent. We operate a number of early years, and food related services to support our goals. Services include: • Seashells Children Centre – We provide a variety of services to support children aged 0-7 and their families through fun learning activities, parental programmes, health related services (health visitor team, midwifery, stop smoking etc.). • Family Support Work and Community Projects – including The Sensory Hub, the You Make the Difference Project focusing on 4 key areas such as Community Safety, Health & Wellbeing, Early Education, Community Engagement. We also have a Family Finance Worker who supports families to manage their money and budget accordingly, as well as more recently launching our Fuel & Water Home Adviser service. • Family Food Bank – Provides a food bank service across Kent to ensure no child goes hungry and has the ability to eat healthily and thrive. • Kent Community Pantry – A membership scheme that makes food affordable to communities and empowers families and individuals to provide for themselves and their family.

Seashells, Rose Street, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1AW

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www.children-families.org/

Beam


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Housing Advice & Support, Employability Support, Homelessness Services

Description

Beam supports individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness into employment and private rented sector housing. Beam partners with Maidstone Borouh Council to remove the financial barriers that prevent service users from starting work (such as childcare, travel costs, and tech) and accessing the private rented sector (first month's rent, deposit, and a moving van.) They also provide wraparound caseworker support, empowering service users to find and secure their own jobs and properties. Every service user who finds a new home through Beam will receive 9 months of sustainment support from Beam's expert sustainment team.

Senna Building, Gorsuch Pl, London, E2 8JF

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beam.org/

B.S.L Community


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Money management & Budgeting advice, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Family Services, Digital Inclusion & Skills, Community Services, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support, Additional Needs & Learning Disabilities Support Services

Description

B.S.L Community are committed to empowering the community and reducing isolation across Kent, Medway and the surrounding areas through our impactful specialist PA support services. We specialise in: · Supporting deaf people – sign language users, deaf people with speech and deafblind people. · Bespoke support for people with a wide range of additional needs or disabilities including, people with learning difficulties and autism. · Specialist deaf parenting services We’re proud to reinvest our profits into our amazing community events and projects, like Deaf Together and Youth Projects.

Milwood House, 36b Albion Place, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DZ

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www.bslcommunity.org.uk

Ashford Borough Council Welfare Intervention


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Housing Advice & Support, Food Advice & Support, Homelessness Services

Description

• Council Tax advice, including Council Tax debt advice • Claiming Council Tax reduction or housing benefit • Claiming Discretionary Housing Payments or Council Tax Exceptional Circumstances Payments • General housing advice, including advice regarding rent arrears • Referrals for homelessness advice • General advice around claiming other benefits and support, such as Universal Credit, Foodbank vouchers, and other Department for Work and Pension benefits

Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, TN23 1PL

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www.ashford.gov.uk

Ashford Borough Citizens Advice


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Housing Advice & Support, Employability Support, Family Services, Immigration Advice & Support

Description

At Ashford Borough Citizens Advice we help people to resolve their problems. We are equipped to deal with any issue, from anyone, including debt, housing, employment, welfare benefits, relationship issues and mediation, immigration, consumer and tax and NI issues. We have offices in Ashford and Tenterden and also offer telephone advice and email advice services.

Seabrooke House, Church Road, Ashford, TN23 1RD

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ashfordadvice.org/

Age Concern Sandwich


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Benefits advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Homelessness Services, Volunteering Services, Digital Inclusion & Skills, Community Services, Dementia and MS Advice & Support

Description

Age Concern Sandwich is a community based independent charity providing social and well-being support to the over 50s in Sandwich and the neighbouring town and villages since 1982. Age Concern Sandwich cater to the requirements of the over 50's with a full range of amenities, hot food, activities, care and advice.

Sneller House, 19/21 Cattle Market, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9AP

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www.ageconcernsandwich.com/

Kent Refugee Action Network (KRAN)


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Benefits advice, Housing Advice & Support, Employability Support, Immigration Advice & Support, Volunteering Services, Education Services, Community Services, Financial Vulnerability Advice & Support, Support for young children in care and care leavers

Description

We work with young separated refugees and asylum seekers who are looked after in Kent offering Learning for Life classes, advocacy and support services including case work, mentoring, wellbeing activities, progression routes and a Youth Forum.

01227 634320

Unit 1, Wincheap Industrial Estate, 34 Simmonds Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3RA

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kran.org.uk/

Connect Well East Kent


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Benefits advice, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Community Services, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support

Description

Social Enterprise Kent is working with voluntary and community sector organisations across the East Kent area to provide access to services via this social prescribing platform that enables trained professionals to refer individuals to non-medical support to maximise social, emotional and practical wellbeing. The service is available to all East Kent residents aged over 55 years, regardless of whether or not they are receiving any other services from Adult Social Care. It is also available to those under the age of 55 years, who meet the eligibility criteria and have complex needs.

0300 302 0178

connectwell@sekgroup.org.uk

The Marigold Centre,, 65 Shaftesbury Avenue,, Cheriton, CT19 4NS

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Clarion Housing Group - Clarion Domestic Abuse Services


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Housing Advice & Support, Domestic Abuse Advice & Support

Description

17 Refuges for women & children in Kent, Medway & East Sussex, with 114+bed spaces. Community-based outreach Support Officers and Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVAs) in North & South Kent. Hospital IDVAs in 2 largest Kent hospitals. Training, Education & Awareness Team. Tenancy Sustainment Team. A helpline for members of the public and a dedicated adviceline for professionals, covering Kent, Sussex and Medway. One Stop Shops.

Professionals 07376637069

trainingeducationawareness@clarionhg.com

Clarion Housing Group, 6 More London Place, Tooley Street, London, SE1 2DA

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Porchlight


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Housing Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Homelessness Services

Description

Porchlight Live Well Kent & Medway services offer support in East Kent and the Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley areas. Porchlight is a Kent based Charity supporting people who have experienced homelessness and/or Mental health challenges.

01227 760078

Porchlight Head office, 18-19 Watling Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2UA

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Tunbridge Wells Borough Council


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Benefits advice, Housing Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Homelessness Services, Volunteering Services, Digital Inclusion & Skills, Education Services, Community Services, Dementia and MS Advice & Support

Description

We are the museum, adult education, tourist information, council services hub and library in central Tunbridge Wells. As well as dealing with council enquiries and a range of visitors who have a range of issues and needs, we also provide wellbeing services for people throughout our community.

info@theamelia.co.uk

The Amelia Scott, Mount Pleasant Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1AW

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www.theamelia.co.uk

United Families UK


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Benefits advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Food Advice & Support, Family Services, Addiction Advice & Support, Domestic Abuse Advice & Support

Description

United Families UK is a One Stop Family Support Charity that offers a wide range of services, from family breakdowns to Family contact services, Addiction Support, Food Pantry, School Uniforms and much more.

01304 799997

Room 2 at Betteshanger Sports and Social Club, Cavell Square, Deal, Kent, CT14 9HN

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www.unitedfamiliesuk.org.uk/

Sevenoaks District Council - HERO Service


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Benefits advice, Housing Advice & Support

Description

The HERO Service provides support to its residents within the Sevenoaks District who are in the privately rented sector or owner occupiers. The HERO Service will provide personlised support for: Saving money on fuel bills Debt, rent or mortgage guidance Welfare benefits Retraining, skills and further education options Getting back to work Volunteering Referrals to support services Referrals for housing advice

01732 227000

hero@sevenoaks.gov.uk

Council Offices, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HG

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www.sevenoaks.gov.uk

Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council - Housing Solutions


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Benefits advice, Housing Advice & Support, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support

Description

We are the Statutory Homeless Service for Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council

Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council, Gibson Building, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, Kent, ME19 4LZ

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Sittingbourne and Sheppey helping Ukraine


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Benefits advice, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Employability Support, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Immigration Advice & Support, Domestic Abuse Advice & Support, Volunteering Services, Digital Inclusion & Skills, Community Services

Description

We support all Ukrainian refugees arriving in the Swale area. We support their families and/or Hosts. We make sure that they can safely integrate into the community, with support, signposting, and a hub for the refugees to meet, and build relationships. We have a foodbank, clothing, and work with key government departments.

447375416318

Michelle@SSHU.org.uk

39 Chilton Avenue, Remembrance Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4TE

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Damp and Mould Initiative - Maidstone Borough Council


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Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Damp and Mould Service

Description

The Damp and Mould Initiative helps Maidstone residents keep themselves and their homes healthy. Help is available for anyone suffering from Damp and Mould and those concerned the problems could arise.

housingstandards@maidstone.gov.uk

Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6JQ

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Thanet District Council - Community Team


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Food Advice & Support, Domestic Abuse Advice & Support, Homelessness Services, Armed Forces Support & Advice, Community Services

Description

Thanet District Council is responsible for distribution of the Household Support Fund to vulnerable households and families with children in Thanet, who are not receiving other types of financial help. Thanet District Council also provides support to Thanet residents with respect to benefit support and maximisation, support to avoid food and fuel poverty, home energy efficiency and conservation, general well-being and community safety.

Council Offices, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent, CT9 1XZ

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Perinatal Money and Mental Health Project - Citizens Advice NWK


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Homelessness Services

Description

We provide free, confidential and impartial money advice and support to help new parents or soon-to-be parents that are struggling with their money and mental health. Clients will receive a dedicated specialist adviser who can support them to deal with any debts, manage their money better, maximise their income and improve their mental health and wellbeing. People can refer themselves to the project, or we can receive referrals from other agencies including community services, midwives, health visitors and children's services.

8th Floor, Royal Victoria Place, Calverley Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2SS

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Paddock Wood Community Advice Centre


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Employability Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Family Services, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Community Services

Description

Paddock Wood Community Advice Centre (“PWCAC”) provides a free, confidential, and impartial advice service for the residents of Paddock Wood and surrounding rural parishes. We offer face-to-face appointments as well as a drop-in service. We provide advice about a wide range of matters, including consumer issues, debt and money, employment, family matters (children or relationship breakdown including domestic abuse), housing and homelessness, mental health support and welfare benefits (including representation at tribunals). PWCAC holds the Advice Quality Standard (AQS) mark.

01892 838619

info@pwadvice.org

94 Commercial Road, Paddock Wood, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12 6DP

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www.pwadvice.org/

Age UK Tunbridge Wells


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Volunteering Services, Digital Inclusion & Skills

Description

We compete holistic assessments within the patient/client home environment. This is done through an informal conversation with the person(s) requiring support. We can support with benefit maximisation, advocacy or even support within the services offered through Age UK. We can also support clients/patients to access services within the wider sector, this could be care agencies, MDT, District Nurses, Kent fire and rescue safe and well being, our team will support with as much or as little as they would like. Age UK is open 5 days per week , however outside of these hours there will be an option to leave a message or an email facility.

01892522591

info@agewellwestkent.org.uk

Age UK Tunbridge Wells, Wood Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2QS

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www.ageuk.org.uk/tunbridgewells

The Riverside Centre


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Employability Support, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Family Services, Community Services

Description

The Riverside Dover is an independent local charity which is a community hub for the residents of Dover. At The Riverside Centre we aim to provide vital support and life-enhancing services to the residents of Dover and surrounding rural villages, open for all ages. The centre is available to everyone however we do provide an extensive range of personalised services for older people and the wider community.

01304 207268

centremanager@riversidedover.org.uk

The Riverside Centre, Maison Dieu Gardens, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RL

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riversidedover.org.uk/

North Kent Mind


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Money management & Budgeting advice, Housing Advice & Support, Employability Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Education Services, Community Services

Description

We are North Kent Mind, an independent mental health charity providing support to people living in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley. We offer a wide range of services for people who experience mental health issues, which can be provided individually or in small or large groups. We support our local community through our Housing Service, Fee-Paying Counselling and Anger Management courses, Employment Services, Money Guidance, Training, a selection of Wellbeing Services, Children and Young Person's Services and a range of therapies and courses made available through the NHS Talking Therapies.

01322 291380

North Kent Mind The Almshouses, 20 West Hill, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2EP

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northkentmind.co.uk/

Citizens Advice Maidstone


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support

Description

Providing free impartial confidential advice to residents of Maidstone on a wide variety of subjects. We assist in form completion and benefits applications, provide specialist support for MS clients, and energy advice. We offer advice primarily through phone and email channels, and offer in-person appointments for issues that cannot be resolved remotely, eg form filling. We support clients to make Universal Credit applications.

01622 750770

manager@maidstonecab.org.uk

Citizens Advice 2, Bower Terrace, Tonbridge Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8RY

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www.maidstonecab.org.uk/

Citizens Advice Canterbury


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Food Advice & Support, Family Services

Description

We are an independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice network across England and Wales. We provide free, confidential and impartial advice and campaign on big issues affecting peoples lives. Our goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face. We offer advice primarily through phone, webchat and email channels, in person appointments are available for issues that cannot be resolved remotely, eg form filling. Freephone Adviceline is 0808 278 7846 Monday to Friday 10am-4pm. To book a call back telephone appointment, or face to face appointment for people who are unable to access us through telephone / webchat / email - call our appointment booking line 01227 452762 or 01227 740647 Monday to Friday 10 am to 1 pm.

01227 452762 / 01227 740647

3 Westgate Hall Rd, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2BT

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www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/canterbury-district/

Mental Health UK


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Money management & Budgeting advice, Housing Advice & Support, Employability Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support

Description

Into Work is a Service for people in Gravesend. It is a new holistic employment service providing wraparound support to help people back into employment. We know how vital employment can be for people, both mentally and practically in terms of providing purpose and financial stability. Into Work provides - Tailored support plan around money, housing, confidence, motivation etc. - Assistance with creating targeted CV’s. Help with completing application forms and cover letters. - Support with job searching, including setting up email addresses and registering with jobsites. - Brokering and seeking job vacancies. - Access to our online Employment Hub. - Signposting to training opportunities, including English, Maths and IT skills. - Signposting for advice and support with in-work benefits and volunteering. - Support and advice for you and your employer once in work. - Access to supported employment while retaining disability related benefits. Our service is tailored to your identified goals and expectations. We work with you to identify your hopes and aspirations, and what support you need to achieve them. A tailored action plan is developed to help measure progress along the way. Into Work builds on the Individual Placement and Support employment service mode. How we can help: Our aim is to support you to make change, by looking at the barriers you face around your mental wellbeing. We provide you with a tailored recovery/ vocational plan, with the end goal of supporting you into paid employment. To be eligible for this free service you will be: Aged 18 and over Live in Gravesend Seeking paid employment Experiencing mental health difficulties If eligible, you will be invited for an informal chat with an employment specialist to discuss your present situation and what your needs are. We will explore the various options to help you achieve your goals during regular one to-one meetings and action plans. Into Work is a community based service using a mixture of face-to-face, phone calls and virtual support. We can work with you for up to 18 months. Joining our programme is voluntary and you can leave at any point. Your benefit entitlement will not be affected by use of this service.

N/A

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Citizens Advice in North and West Kent


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Benefits advice, Money management & Budgeting advice, Debt advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Housing Advice & Support, Advice & Support for Elderly People, Employability Support, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Family Services

Description

Citizens Advice in North and West Kent (CANWK) is an independent charity affiliated to national Citizens Advice. We give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are and whatever their problem. We provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to people with a wide variety of issues, including debt and money matters, benefits, employment, housing and immigration. CANWK supports a population of over 600,000 people across Dartford, Gravesham, Sevenoaks, Swanley, Tonbridge and Malling and Tunbridge Wells. The quickest and easiest way for local people to contact us themselves is to call our free Adviceline on 0808 278 7810. Adviceline is available Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm. Along with our generalist advice, we have specialist advice teams for immigration, housing, benefits, debt and employment issues, along with teams providing holistic advice for people with mental health issues (Money & Mental Health and Perinatal Health Project). Please mention in your referral if you are referring to a particular project

advice@nwkent.cab.org.uk

Tonbridge Castle, Castle Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1BG

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www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/north-west-kent/