Thanet

Thanet

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

Map showing the Thanet service area


SUPPORT IN YOUR AREA:

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.


CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Live Well Kent services in Thanet 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.

Click here to find out more…


Support and activities to promote good mental health and wellbeing

 East Kent Mind

We offer a varied programme of groups which aim to promote good mental health and a wellbeing phone line.

Click here to find out more…


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.

Click here to find out more…


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 and socialising with one another

SpeakUp CIC

We offer social groups run by people with similar experiences to you including a LGBT+ social group and a weekend online art group. You can connect with others, share experiences and support one another.

Click here to find out more…

Click here for our activities in September 2020


Support into employment

Rethink Thanet Way Employment Service

Looking for work but feel as though your mental health has become a barrier? We can continue to offer you an employment support service

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Support with personality disorder

SpeakUp 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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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.

To find out more about free NHS talking therapy or counselling click here


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.
kentcarersmatter.co.uk