Local Community Support Services

Here we have a list of support services that operate within Kent further information regarding the services can be found on the respective websites listed.

Age UK:

Tel: 01843 223881

Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/thanet/

Alzheimers Society:

Alzheimer’s Society West Kent: 01892 835498

Alzheimer’s Society Maidstone: 01622 747181

Alzheimer’s Society East Kent: 01303 260674

Website: http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Carer Support:

Tel: 1304 364637

Website: www.carers-supportcdt.org.uk

Email: support@carers-doverdistrict.org

Carers Direct

Tel: 0808 802 0202

Website:  www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx

Email: CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk

COGS Clubs:

Tel: 01843 294919

Website: www.cogsclub.org.uk

Contact the Elderly

Tel: 020 7881 2361

Website: www.contact-the-elderly.org.uk

CROP (Citizen's rights for older people)

Tel: 1622 851200

Website: www.cropkent.org.uk

Email: lenham@cropkent.org.uk

Cross Roads

Tel: 08450 956700

Website: www.carerskm.org

Email: eastkent@crossroads.org.uk

Dover Counselling Centre (Therapies in Dover, Deal and Thanet)

Tel: 01304 204123

Website: www.dovercc.org.uk

Email: admin@dovercc.org.uk

Drugs Advice Centre

Tel: 01843 596638

Website: www.margate.yalwa.co.uk/LD

EKIDS (East Kent Dementia Support)

Tel: 01227 730000

Website: www.ekids.org.uk

Email: EKIDSHELP15@outlook.com

Life Planners

Tel: 01843 210005

Website: www.sekgroup.org.uk/ageless-thanet

Email: J.Kirby@sekgroup.org.uk

Single Point of Access

Tel: 0300 222 0123

Thanet Community Transport

Tel: 01843 602030

Website: www.transportinthanet.co.uk

Email: transport@transportinthanet.co.uk

Victim Support

Tel: 08081 689111

Email: www.victimsupport.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help

WAY Widowed & Young

Website: www.widowedandyoung.org.uk

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