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



We work with local partners to deliver the support you may need. You can either contact them directly or speak to us on 0800 567 7699.

Primary Care Link Worker Service

We can meet you one to one to talk about the difficulties you are facing and provide advice and guidance to help you move forward.
www.porchlight.org.uk (opens in new tab or window) or 0800 567 7699

Download the Primary Care Community Link Service leaflet (opens in new tab or window).

North Kent Mind

Support to improve your mental health and wellbeing through:

  • Courses – Coping with Life, Mindfulness, Recovery
  • Individual recovery coaching
  • Activity and wellbeing sessions

www.northkentmind.co.uk (opens in new tab or window) or 01322 291380

Rethink Sahayak

Community service providing support if you are a member of a black or minority ethnic community and you need help with issues impacting your mental health.
www.rethink.org (opens in new tab or window) or 01474 364837

Springboard Employment Service – North Kent Mind

Help to return to or stay in employment while recovering from mental illness.

  • One to one support with your own advisor
  • Personal development programmes
  • Interview skills and job opportunities
  • Help with benefits, debt and housing issues
  • Support when you are in work

www.northkentmind.co.uk/strong> (opens in new tab or window) or 01322 291380

Megan CIC

We have a personality disorder peer support group in Gravesend. For more information about this group contact enquiries@megancic.org.uk (opens in new tab or window) or 01634 402077

Community Housing Support Service

Advice and support if you have housing needs resulting from mental health issues.

Call 0800 567 7699 if you need this service.

Community Inclusion Service

We help you to access your community if you are socially isolated.
www.porchlight.org.uk (opens in new tab or window) or 0800 567 7699

Primary Care Mental Health Specialist

We assess and support people who have severe and enduring mental health conditions and people who present with common mental health conditions in primary care.
For Gravesend and Dartford email manjit.gill5@nhs.net (opens in new tab or window)
For Swanley and Dartford email jacqui.langford@nhs.net (opens in new tab or window)

Talking therapy and counselling

If you are going through a bad time or are struggling emotionally you can access free NHS talking therapy or counselling. This helps in situations such as anxiety, low mood, low self-esteem, stress, trauma, phobias, anger and problems with relationships, work or debt.

For this free support in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley contact

Insight Healthcare call 0300 555 5555 or email kent@insighthealthcare.org (opens in new tab or window)
North Kent Mind call 01322 291380 or email admin@northkentmind.co.uk (opens in new tab or window)