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





To learn more, contact the services directly or call Live Well Kent on 0800 567 7699.

Help finding the right support

We can meet you to discuss issues related to mental health, finance, housing, employment and more.
Run by Porchlight’s community link team.
porchlight.org.uk  or 0800 567 7699

Mental health support

Specialist support and courses if you are going through a difficult time or are struggling emotionally. Includes:

  • Courses to help you cope with life
  • ‘Recovery’ coaching sessions
  • Activities and clubs to improve your wellbeing

Run by North Kent Mind.
northkentmind.co.uk or 01322 291380

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

Culturally sensitive support for people from minority communities. Staff speak Asian languages (Gujarati, Punjabi, Hindu, and Urdu) and English.
Run by Rethink Sahayak
rethink.org or 01474 364837

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.
Run by North Kent Mind
northkentmind.co.uk or 01322 291380

Housing issues

Support if you have housing needs related to your mental health.
Run by Porchlight’s community housing team
0800 567 7699

Feeling lonely or cut off

Sometimes meeting others can make life a little easier. This service will help you reconnect with people in your community.
Run by Porchlight’s community inclusion team
porchlight.org.uk or 0800 567 7699

Personality disorder support

If you have a diagnosed personality disorder or experience personality difficulties, this support group can help. It’s run by people who have experienced (and may still experience) the condition themselves.
Run by MeganCIC
 or 01634 402077

Primary Care Mental Health Specialist (support for people with serious mental health issues)

Your GP or the Community Mental Health Team can refer you to us for support with your mental health.
Run by Invicta Health
invictahealth.co.uk or 0800 242 5199 (option 1)

Therapy and counselling

If you are struggling emotionally, you can access free NHS talking therapy or counselling.
Insight Healthcare – 0300 555 5555
North Kent Mind – 01322 291380

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.