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Young Adult Carers

What  Charity supporting young people aged 16-25 who are caring for a loved one. Specialised support workers provide one-to-one emotional support, advocacy, information, advice and guidence. It also organises monthly groups and activities where young carers have the opportunity to meet others in similiar situations, socialise and relax.

Where  Across Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley and Swale

Who  Young people aged 16-25 who are caring for a loved one

Location

Imago Community
John Spare House 17-19 Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
United Kingdom
51° 7' 59.6136" N, 0° 15' 56.3616" E
Kent GB

Kent Young Carers

What  Support service for young people aged 5-18 who have taken on caring responsibilities for a loved one. It works with schools, communities and agencies to identify young carers and provide a range of short-term support such as signposting, one-to-one support, in school support and workshops. It also offers training and information to care professionals.

Where  Across Kent

Who  Young people aged 5-18 who care for a loved one

Location

c/o Imago Community
John Spare House 17-19 Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LS
United Kingdom
51° 7' 59.6136" N, 0° 15' 56.3616" E
Kent GB

Holding On Letting Go

What  Charity helping children cope with the loss of a loved one. They run free non-residential weekends for children, where they can explore their feelings in a safe, nurturing place, ask questions and learn strategies to help them deal with difficult feelings. Support and guidence is also available for parents and carers to help them in supporting the bereaved child.

Where  Kent

Who  Bereaved children and their loved ones

Location

Wisdom Hospice
High Bank Rochester
Kent ME1 2NU
United Kingdom
51° 22' 17.688" N, 0° 30' 33.5844" E
Kent GB

Goole Cancer Support and Social Group (GCSSG)

What  Group service providing information, peer support, and signposting to counselling services, benefits advice services, practical support organisations, and workshops to those affected by any type of cancer. Meetings are from 12pm – 2pm on the last Friday of every month. Due to Covid-19, call or email ahead to check availability before dropping in. 

Where  Oddfellows Hall, Goole

Who  Anyone affected by cancer

Location

Oddfellows Hall
Boothferry Road
Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 6AH
United Kingdom
53° 42' 23.4" N, 0° 52' 52.95" W
East Riding of Yorkshire GB

Men's Sheds Association

What  Network of community spaces or 'Sheds' where men can can connect with others through their hobbies and interests to find support, and reduce lonliness and social isolation. Activities offered in each Shed vary and could be anything from woodworking to electronics to model buildings, some Sheds are also involved in community projects like restoring village features, maintaing green spaces or volunteering.

Where  Nationwide

Location

United Kingdom
GB

Live Well Kent Community Wellbeing - South Kent Coast

What Charity supporting people to stay healthy, meet people, access counselling, offer benefits and debt advice, support with mental health issues, and signpost to local services. More information can be found on its website.

Where Postcodes CT2 CT3 CT4 CT13 CT14 CT15 CT16 CT17 CT18 CT19 CT20 CT21 CT25 CT50 TN25 TN26 TN28 TN29 TN31

Who Anyone aged over seventeen including people affected by cancer, family, friends, carers

 

Location

South Kent Coast
United Kingdom
51° 9' 15.5232" N, 1° 17' 38.4108" E
GB

Live Well Kent Community Wellbeing - Swale

What Charity supporting people to stay healthy, meet people, access counselling, offer benefits and debt advice, support with mental health issues, and signpost to local services. More information can be found on its website.

Where Swale

Who Anyone aged over seventeen including people affected by cancer, family, friends, carers

 

Location

Swale
United Kingdom
51° 19' 23.4012" N, 0° 49' 20.928" E
GB

Live Well Kent Community Wellbeing - Thanet

What Charity supporting people to stay healthy, meet people, access counselling, offer benefits and debt advice, support with mental health issues, and signpost to local services. More information can be found on its website.

Where Thanet

Who Anyone aged over seventeen including people affected by cancer, family, friends, carers

 

Location

Thanet
United Kingdom
51° 21' 36.9072" N, 1° 20' 54.4776" E
GB

Live Well Kent Community Wellbeing - Dartford

What Charity supporting people to stay healthy, meet people, access counselling, offer benefits and debt advice, support with mental health issues, and signpost to local services. More information can be found on its website.

Where Dartford

Who Anyone aged over seventeen including people affected by cancer, family, friends, carers

 

Location

Dartford
United Kingdom
51° 26' 46.356" N, 0° 13' 0.7392" E
GB

Live Well Kent Community Wellbeing - Canterbury

What Charity supporting people to stay healthy, meet people, access counselling, offer benefits and debt advice, support with mental health issues, and signpost to local services. More information can be found on its website.

Where Canterbury

Who Anyone aged over seventeen including people affected by cancer, family, friends, carers

 

Location

Canterbury
United Kingdom
51° 16' 48.8388" N, 1° 4' 44.0724" E
GB