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Lighthouse on The Marsh


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Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Information, Guidance & Support for Carers, Education Services, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support, Additional Needs & Learning Disabilities Support Services

Description

We deliver 3 streams of support: 1. Specialist College for young people aged 16 - 18 (19 - 25 with an EHCP) who face social, emotional and mental health challenges and cannot access mainstream education. 2. 'Re-Set' - Free Adult community mental health programmes for anyone 18+ who is not accessing higher tier mental health services/ feels stuck/ has chronic health condition(s)/ not coping - a combination of psychoeducation, therapeutic activities and safe social engagement 3. SEND Services - Free support, information and advocacy services for parents/ carers who are facing SEND related challenges and require help to complete forms, manage relationships with schools or other professional services, want to understand more about SEND conditions, need help to navigate bureaucracy around SEND

01797 367 455

amanda@lighthouseonthemarsh.org

Unit 3, 4 & 12 Mountfield Road, New Romney, Kent, TN28 8LH

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Beyond The Page


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Family Services, Immigration Advice & Support, Digital Inclusion & Skills, Education Services, Community Services, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support

Description

Beyond The Page provides free ESOL English language classes to migrant and refugee women in Thanet. The United Mothers project provies a space to learn the skills to communicate in the workplace, with their children's teachers and health services, ultimately building friendships and integrating into their local communities. The language classes are supplemented by a wide variety of well-being and creative workshops, including painting, yoga and dance, and are curated by the women themselves.

Kent Innovation Centre, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2QQ

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SATEDA


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Debt advice, Employability Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Domestic Abuse Advice & Support, Volunteering Services, Education Services, Community Services, Financial Vulnerability Advice & Support

Description

Through a range of trauma-informed services, such as Outreach (1:1), Group-based programmes and a civil court service, SATEDA provide direct access to support, advocacy and advice for women and children who’ve experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse. We strive to offer a journey of support which increases choices for women – enabling them to take back control, break free and live a life without fear. We’re the only domestic abuse service in Kent working solely with women and we know domestic abuse isn’t linear so our support services aren't either. It’s tailored to the individual needs. The client is in control of the journey and we’ll hold their hand through it.

01795417251

admin@sateda.org

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

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sateda.org

Cast A Thought


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Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Education Services, Community Services, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support, Additional Needs & Learning Disabilities Support Services, Support for young children in care and care leavers

Description

We support children, young people and adult's mental health and wellbeing along with those who have long term health conditions or are at risk of social isolation through fishing sessions. These sessions help build confidence, resilience, communication, decision making and problem solving skills. Our fish and chat session for adults runs from 10-2 with the final hour being spent sitting and chatting over tea and cake to make new friendships.

07359307989

helen@castathought.co.uk

Gloucester, Orchard Drive,, Weavering, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5JG

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www.castathought.co.uk

The Prince's Trust


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Employability Support, Education Services

Description

Every young person should have the chance to succeed. We know how hard it can be to get started in life. Whatever challenges you’re facing, if you’re aged 16 to 30, The Prince’s Trust is here for you. You’ve got what it takes to gain the confidence and skills to get a job. But sometimes it takes that first step, and we're here to help. We’ve got your back through even the most difficult of times. A million young people have started something with The Prince’s Trust – becoming health workers, sports coaches, youth workers, fashion designers, builders and business owners. Could you be next? Whether you are looking to build your confidence, need help getting a job or want support to start a business, we have support and resources for you. Start something with The Prince’s Trust today.

The Prince's Trust, 8 Glade Path, London, Greater London, SE1 8EG

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Runway Training


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Money management & Budgeting advice, Fuel Advice & Support, Employability Support, Food Advice & Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Volunteering Services, Digital Inclusion & Skills, Education Services, Community Services, Physical Wellbeing Advice & Support

Description

We run short courses (1-2 weeks) alongside the Kent Job centers such as customer service, Warehouse and Logistics and Teaching Assistant, these consist of face to face learning where they gain a qualification and get a guarantee job interview at the end. We also run day courses with the Multiply contract on Family budgeting, Helping children with homework and Energy cost savings. Our Neets Team run a study programme for 16-19 year old's who are not in mainstream education. Our functional skills skill run English and math's online courses for anyone wanting to improve their skills and can be funded subject to application. Lastly we run a selection of online learning available to everyone again can be funded subject to application.

Runway Training, 190 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1BE

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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/

Kent Adult Education Service


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Employability Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Volunteering Services, Digital Inclusion & Skills, Education Services

Description

We deliver a range of courses to support developing skills for work, as well as re-engagement into learning and courses to support health and wellbeing for example Creative courses. Concessions make courses FREE for many learners including those on low wages and those on job seeking benefits.

03000 41 22 22

Community Learning and Skills Head Office, London Road, Trading Estate Unit A/B, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1SX

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www.kentadulteducation.co.uk

Romani Slovak Czech Community CIC


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Employability Support, Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice & Support, Immigration Advice & Support, Education Services, Community Services

Description

We support people to reach their full potential by delivering free English lessons daily. The inability to access training, employment and voluntary opportunities due to a lack of English skills leaves migrants unable to integrate easily or contribute to their local communities, further hindered by the pandemic. Over the last few years, we have delivered various projects addressing crime prevention, youth diversion activities, advice and support at drop-in-centre in Gravesend and Northfleet. We currently deliver sports projects to address inactivity and different cultural events to celebrate and share traditions that have become celebrated and appreciated by the local community (e.g., St Nicholas Day, Porraimos -Romani Holocaust Exhibition and International Roma Day).

07492 351934

slovak.czech.community@gmail.com

20 The Hive, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 9DE

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www.romani.top/

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

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 – one of the first children’s centres set up across the county as part of the original Sure Start Programme. 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 – Through funding from the National Lottery, Children In Need, Kent Community Foundation and others we have been able to set up and deliver various community based 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 which aims to raise awareness in reducing household carbon emissions by becoming more fuel water efficient. • FareShare Kent – Redistributes good quality surplus food from the food industry to other local charities and community groups across Kent and Medway. • 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. Our work broadly focuses on ensuring that children can be healthy, stay safe, enjoy & achieve, make a positive contribution and achieve economic wellbeing. We aim to ensure that we provide high quality services that are value for money and deliver positive outcomes. Our vision is 'Working together to give children and families the best opportunities in life'.

01795 889233

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

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www.children-families.org/