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

Map showing the Thanet service area


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


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 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…

Click here for our current groups and activities…

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 calling 0800 567 7699 or emailing us at

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. Click here to find out more…

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 April 2021…

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.

Click here to find out more…

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.

Click here to find out more…

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   or Kay at  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.