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SUPPORT IN YOUR AREA:
If you need support or would like to refer someone, please contact Live Well Kent 0800 567 7699 or email@example.com or scroll down the following pages to see what services there are in your area and contact them directly.
Live Well Kent services in the South Kent Coast area 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or contact services directly.
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.
Support and activities to promote good mental health and wellbeing
South Kent Mind
We operate in Folkestone & Hythe and Dover and can offer you a range of wellbeing services and resources if you are going through a difficult time or struggling emotionally.
Support to improve and sustain health and wellbeing
We operate in Folkestone & Hythe and Dover and offer a range of groups which are run by people with experience of mental ill health. You can get advice about managing your own health, talk about your experiences with others and take part in well being activities.
Supporting and socialising with one another
We operate in Deal and Dover and offer support and social groups run by people with similar experiences to you including an online LBGT+ group and ‘Night Owls’. You can connect with others, share experiences and support one another
Support for people with housing and mental health issues
Porchlight Community Housing Service
If you have a severe mental health condition, we can provide advice and advocate for you on housing issues such as significant rent arrears, anti-social behaviour or harassment, tenancy sustainment, disrepair issues and insecure or unsettled housing.
Support into employment
Porchlight Working4Wellbeing Employment Service (Folkestone & Hythe District) and Shaw Trust Employment Service (Dover & Deal)
Looking for work but feel as though your mental health has become a barrier? We can offer you an employment-related support service.
Click here for Folkestone & Hythe District…
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.
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.
To find out more about free NHS talking therapy or counselling click here…
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 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.