This page contains services relevant to the following postcode areas:
CT10 CT11 CT12 CT13 CT7 CT8 CT9

Map showing the Thanet service area



Live Well Kent Central Referral Line

0800 567 7699 or

Help finding the right support

Porchlight Primary Care Community Link Service

We can meet you to discuss issues related to mental health, finance, housing, employment and more

Click here to see our advice sessions in Thanet…

Mental health help

1. East Kent Mind

East Kent Mind is currently developing a varied programme of activities and groups which aim to promote good mental health in friendly informal and safe environments. Our programme will include social and self help activities and Person-Centred Planning (PCP)

Click here for our courses and workshops in February 2020

Click here for our courses and workshops in March and April 2020

To find out or call 07950 608827


2. Rethink Asian Helpline Mental Health service ( Age 17+)

This is a free and confidential telephone helpline offering caring, non-judgemental and empathetic support covering mental health and domestic violence issues. The helpline operates  Mondays and Wednesdays 4pm to 7pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays 12pm to 3pm. You may speak to us in Asian languages (Gujarati, Punjabi, Hindu, and Urdu) or in English on  0808 800 2073


3. Richmond Fellowship       

Personal support sessions, weekly Recovery focused workshops designed to aid your recovery, and wellbeing courses. Also runs a Peer Leader course that teaches you how to help others using your own experiences. Weekly Peer lead groups in Art, Cycling and Mental Health Wellbeing 

To find out more: or call 01843 280022

Click here for our activities in February 2020

Housing issues

Porchlight Community Housing Service

Support if you have housing needs related to your mental health

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Feeling lonely or cut off

Porchlight Community Inclusion Service

Sometimes meeting others can make life a little easier; we can help you reconnect with people in your community

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Supporting and socialising with one another


Support and social groups run by people with similar experiences to you. Includes a music appreciation group, LGBT+ social group, an online support group and a weekend art group. You can connect with others, share experiences and support one another.

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Click here for our activities in February 2020

Help into employment


Looking for work but feel as though your mental health has become a barrier? Get personal support, help with job hunting, interview skills training, and help when you do find a job.

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Therapy and counselling

If you are struggling emotionally, you can access free NHS talking therapy or counselling.
Insight Healthcare – 0300 555 5555
Dover Counselling Centre – 01304 204123

Support for carers

Do you care for a family member, partner, friend or neighbour? Being a carer can be a positive experience but it might also be challenging and impact on your health. Kent Carers can provide specialist support.