Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley

Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley

This page contains services relevant to the following postcode areas:
BR6 BR8 DA1 DA10 DA11 DA12 DA13 DA14 DA17 DA2 DA3 DA4 DA5 DA9 ME2 ME3 TN13 TN14 TN15




If you need support or would like to refer someone, please contact Live Well Kent  0800 567 7699 or info@livewellkent.org.uk or scroll down the following pages to see what services there are in your area and contact them directly.


Live Well Kent services in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley are continuing to provide support while adapting the way we work to follow the latest official advice and guidance.

We are still accepting referrals so if you need support or wish to refer someone you can call our referral line on 0800 567 7699, email us on info@livewellkent.org.uk or contact services directly.

Click here for further information on coronavirus and managing your mental health…..

Support and advice on where to get help

 Porchlight Community Link Service

We can offer you one to one support on a range of issues which are     impacting your mental health and wellbeing including benefits, finance,     housing, relationships, community help and food parcels.

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Support and activities to promote good mental health and wellbeing

North Kent Mind Wellbeing Services          

We can offer you a range of wellbeing services and resources if you are going through a difficult time or struggling emotionally.

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Support for BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) groups

Rethink Sahayak Services

Rethink Sahayak specialises in BAME (black, Asian & minority ethnic) mental health and can offer you culturally sensitive support on a range of issues including isolation, housing issues, domestic abuse/honour based violence and social issues.

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Support into employment

North Kent Mind Springboard Employment Service

Looking for work but feel as though your mental health has become a barrier? Springboard is offering a full employment support service by phone and email.

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Support for people with housing and mental health issues

Porchlight Community Housing Service

Our housing service offers support for people with housing and mental health issues. We can help with housing advice, helping you speak to local authorities and landlords, and supporting you to access legal advice.

Contact us by phone on 0800 567 7699 or by email at info@livewellkent.org.uk

Support for people who are socially isolated

Porchlight Community Inclusion Service

If you are feeling socially isolated, lonely or anxious we can support you and help you to find ways to improve your wellbeing.

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Support with personality disorder

Megan CIC

If you have a diagnosed personality disorder or experience personality difficulties, we can offer you support. It’s run by people who have experienced (and may still experience) the condition themselves.

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Primary Care Mental Health Specialist Service

Invicta Healthcare

This service offers support for people with serious mental health issues. Referrals can be made by GPs and other organisations including Live Well Kent, NHS talking therapies and Community Mental Health Teams.

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Asian Mental Health Helpline

Rethink Asian Mental Health Helpline

We offer caring, non judgemental and empathetic support covering mental health and domestic abuse issues. It is free and confidential.

You can speak to us in Asian languages (Gujarati, Punjabi, Hindu, and Urdu) or in English on 0808 800 2073 at these times:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays 4pm to 7pm
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 12pm to 3pm

Support for people who are finding it difficult to   sleep

   SpeakUp CIC Night Owls

   We offer a closed, moderated Facebook group for people who are awake at night and want to:

  • post in a safe place
  • see if anyone else is awake and up for a chat

You may find the Night Owls site especially helpful during this difficult period.

Please contact Maggie at Maggie@speakupcic.co.uk   or Kay at Kay@speakupcic.co.uk  or on 07543 977670

 Counselling support

Are you feeling low, anxious, or stressed? Are you living with a long-term health condition and feeling worried about your health? Are you finding it hard to cope? NHS funded Talking Therapies (also known as IAPT) can help. Click here to find out more…

For free NHS talking therapy or counselling please contact:

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.