Canterbury and Coastal

This page contains services relevant to the following postcode areas:
CT1 CT2 CT3 CT4 CT5 CT6 CT7 CT13 CT14 CT15 ME9 ME11 ME13 TN24 TN27

 

Map showing the Canterbury and Coastal service area

 


CORE PROGRAMMES


Well Being Course

Delivered by MCCH

6 week course to help clients learn about the Six Ways to Wellbeing to improve their management of daily life.

Canterbury
These will be taking place from July. Location TBC

Faversham
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham ME13 7RH

Mondays. 10 -11.30. Course 1: 21st August, 29th August (please note this is a Tuesday due to the Monday being a BH), 4th September, 11th September, 18th September, 25th September

Contact Paul Head for referrals: p.head@mcch.org.uk (opens in new tab or window)


Managing Depression

Delivered by West Kent Mind

6 week course to help clients develop an understanding and coping strategies for Depression.

Canterbury
These will be taking place from July. Location TBC

Faversham
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham ME13 7RH

Herne Bay
These will be taking place from July


Managing Stress and Anxiety

Delivered by West Kent Mind

6 week course to help clients develop coping strategies for anxiety & stress.

Canterbury
These will be taking place from July. Location TBC

Faversham
West Faversham Community Centre, Bysing Wood Road, Faversham ME13 7RH

Herne Bay
These will be taking place from July


PEER-LED PROGRAMMES – Project Based


Beany House of Art and Knowledge

Canterbury Art Studio – Monthly Art Group run by Art Therapist with exhibition at the end of the project. 6 months project

Take Off Offices, 34 Military Road, Canterbury, CT1 1LT – Every Wednesday 12-3pm

Take Off – Cookery Project
Riverside Youth Centre Kingsmead Rd, Canterbury CT2 7PH – Every Friday from 4-7pm beginning on May 12th

Take Off – Cycle/Recycle
Take Off Offices, 34 Military Road, Canterbury, CT1 1LT – last Tuesday of every month from the 25th April

Take Off – Coding Group
Milfield Building, Faversham  – Starting at the beginning of May – days/time tbc

Take Off – Allotment Group/Community Garden


PEER-LED PROGRAMMES – Condition based


Delivered by Take Off

Bipolar Support Group

Take Off Offices, 34 Military Road, Canterbury, CT1 1LT Monthly on 3rd Friday of the month starting 21st April

 


SOCIAL SUPPORT


Canterbury Umbrella

St Peter’s Place, Canterbury CT1 2DB

Canterbury Umbrella Centre – 4 days a week. Package tbc – based on Media, Food/Nutrition, Arts/Culture, Physical Activity

Herne Bay Umbrella

The Friendship Centre 105 High Street Herne Bay CT6 5LA


Programme for May 2017 – October 2017

Drama Group with Agnieszka Mannering-Dolecka – Drama games, exercises, relaxation, fun activities and singing.: 6 sessions, dates are 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th of May, 5th, 12th of June. Times are 1pm – 2.30pm Mondays.

Information Technology with Alan Barry – Basic IT skills course covering Windows, Word, Excel, E safety, Multimedia. 6 sessions, dates are 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th of May, 5th, 12th of June. Times are 10.30am – 12pm Mondays

Art, mixed media course with Paul Inkpen – Drawing, acrylics, watercolours, stained glass, collage. Art Group: 6 sessions, dates are 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th of June, 5th, 12th of July. Times are 1pm – 2.30pm Wednesdays

Mindfulness with Sue Inkpen – Mindfulness definition, thoughts, emotions, Mindful body, Mindful eating, Mindfulness in the external world. 6 sessions, dates are 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th of Sept, 4th, 11th of October. Times are 10.30am – 12pm Wednesdays.

St Peters Church Herne Drive Kent CT6 7HB

Gardening with Bob Salter – Basic gardening, skills building, plant knowledge training, Safety (with tools). 6 sessions, dates are 25th May, 1st, 8th, 15th 22nd 29th June. Times are 10am – 12pm Thursdays.

Take Off

Canterbury: Take Off, 34 Military Road Canterbury CT1 1LT. 2nd & 4th Monday of each month from 10th April.

Faversham: Social group – Tuesday 11th April


EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT


Shaw Trust

  • One to one support
  • Job Clubs
  • Personal Development Courses
  • Employability Courses

HOUSING SUPPORT


Centra offer housing related advice in the following areas:

  • Rent or Mortgage arrears
  • Repairs
  • Homelessness
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Benefits and Debts
  • Anti -Social Behaviour
  • Domestic Violence
  • Social inclusion
  • Promoting health and well-being

OTHER MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES


Free NHS Talking Therapies (IAPTS)

Faversham Counselling
admin@favershamcounselling.co.uk (opens in new tab or window) or call 01795 591019

Insight Healthcare:
kent@insighthealthcare.org (opens in new tab or window) or call 0300 555 5555

Psicon Talking Therapies:
talkingtherapies@pscion.co.uk (opens in new tab or window) or call 01227 479902

Thinkaction Canterbury:
kca.canterbury@nhs.net (opens in new tab or window) or call 01227 781297

University Medical Centre:
www.umckent.co.uk (opens in new tab or window) or call 01227 469338


CMHT – Canterbury

01227 597111 / 01227 597120

Laurel House, 41 Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3HH

www.kmpt.nhs.uk (opens in new tab or window)

CMHT – Coastal

Admin: 01227 812291 / 01227 812299
Duty: 01227 812241 / 01227 812242

01227 812088

Eastern and Coastal Area Offices, Littlebourne Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1AZ

www.kmpt.nhs.uk (opens in new tab or window)