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Maidstone Community Support Centre
The home of community work

Member Groups

Action For Children

Fund Raising



01622 230764

selena.goldsmith@actionforchildren.org.uk

Supporting the most vulnerable children in the UK through 479 different projects.  Kent and Sussex fundraising

Addaction

(Thinkaction)

Home

0300 012 0012

ashfordptp@thinkaction.org.uk
Accredited Qualified Provider who deliver psychological services in the community.  Formally KCA

ActivMob



Jo@activmob.org 07876 786522 caroline@activmob.org 07889 297800

ActivMob is a pioneering and innovative social enterprise specialising in working with citizens, local communities and service providers to challenge existing practice and co-produce insight driven outcomes primarily within health and well-being.

Bespoke Therapy Services

enquiry@bespoketherapyservices.org

Offering a generic counselling service.  We also undertake pro-bono work.

Catch 22

(NCS)


Lauren Tredwell

07748 676229

lauren.tredwell@catch-22.org.uk

National Citizen Service (NCS) is a way for 15 to 17-year-olds to make extraordinary friendships, learn the skills they don’t teach you in class and create unforgettable memories.  NCS will help you to: grow your confidence, make your UCAS application stand out, make new friends, develop the skills that employers want, get a CV.

Cafe at Marsham Street

Michelle

07427 611493

chefcams@gmail.com

A friendly community based, family run business catering for the many different charities alongside the local community.  We can provide catering for your meeting or a bite to eat in your break.

Choices

0800 917 9948

admin@choicesdaservice.org.uk
www.choicesdaservice.org.uk

Advocacy and information for women, men and children experiencing domestic abuse and violence.

Cruse
Bereavement Care

01622 671011

maidstonebranch@cruse.org.uk

www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

Counselling on bereavement matters.

Evaneill


 

Alisa Evans

07860 758717

evaneill_supportservices@hotmail.co.uk

We provide individualised support for adults with learning disabilities

Family Matters

General enquiries 01474 536661

Helpline 01474 537392

admin@familymattersuk.org

If you have been subjected to sexual abuse and rape, one of your biggest challenges will be taking the decision to talk to someone. At Family Matters we know this can seem an enormous and daunting step. Established in 1990, we are a specialised charitable service and the largest provider of childhood sexual abuse and rape therapy in the country. Our work extends across 14 boroughs in Kent, Surrey and South East London

Fernleigh Consulting


01622 230771

peter_cox@hotmail.com
Consults with a wide range of charities on governance and operational issues.

Garden Of England Homecare

01622 674733

www.goedaycare.co.uk

We provide social activities for people who may be lonely or isolated or who may be living with health conditions such as Dementia. At The Garden of England Day Care we also appreciate the role of a carer and the Day Centre enables carers to have a valuable break from their caring role.

INTEGRATIVE COUNSELLING

Anna Keen


07738 197739

annakeen.intco@yahoo.co.uk

www.integrativecounselling.co.uk

 

Counselling and psychotherapy: Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprogramming (“EMDR”) for a range of different issues.  The service is for adult individuals aged 18 and over.

Involve Kent

01622 677337

www.involvekent.org.uk
Offers elderly befriending, transport, DIY and gardening.

Involve Carers

01622 685276

carers@involvekent.org.uk
A point of contact for carers living in Maidstone and surrounding areas needing support, information and assistance.

Ixion


General Enquiries: 01622 522150

www.ixionholdings.com

Transform people's lives through Skills, Employment, Enterprise and Innovation, for growth

KCPS

01622 754853

www.kcps.co.uk

A complete counselling service for all difficulties.

Kent Archaeological Society


01795 472218

www.kentarchaeology.org.uk
Provides education and research into the history of Kent.

Kent Family Mediation Service

01795 410457

contact@kentfms.co.uk

www.kentfms.co.uk

 

To find a centre near you please see www.kentfms.co.uk/find-us

To make an online referral: http://www.kentfms.co.uk/refer-yourself

Kent Family Mediation Service is a 'non-profit making' organisation offering a professional, impartial family mediation service to families and individuals who are on low incomes and private fee paying clients in a number of accessible family mediation centre across Kent: Ashford, Bromley, Canterbury, Chatham, Dartford, Dover, Gillingham, Gravesend, Maidstone, Ramsgate, Sevenoaks, Sittingbourne & Tunbridge Wells.

The service is able to offer Legal Aid to those that are assessed as being eligible to claim it, giving entitlement to FREE Mediation and FREE time with a family solicitor.

Head office address: Kent Family Mediation, 1 London Rd, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1NQ

Kent Savers Credit Union


0333 321 9050

info@kentsavers.co.uk

www.kentsavers.co.uk

 

Providing ethical banking services, including  savings and loan opportunities to the people of Kent and Medway.

Lorraine Hemphrey


07413 246546

www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellors/lorraine-hemphrey

Counselling Service

Maidstone Allotment Management Committee

01622 664528

admin@maidstoneallotments.co.uk

www.maidstoneallotments.co.uk

The Committee voluntarily manage Maidstone's 12 sites with some 730 plots, in and around Maidstone.   Allotments can be hard work and need commitment but eating fresh vegetables and fruit you have grown yourself is very special + the fresh air and exercise!   We rent out plots and maintain the sites, saving costs and keeping the rents low, currently £42 a year for a 10 rod plot.

Contact: Roz Baylis, secretary  01622 664528.

Maidstone DPG Topaz

01622 804814

topazjenny@gmail.com

www.topazcommunity.co.uk

Promotes self advocacy, awareness, support and training for people with a learning disability.

Maidstone Hackspace


www.maidstone-hackspace.org.uk

contact@maidstone-hackspace.org.uk


Hackspaces are a shared space where artists, designers, makers, hackers, programmers, tinkerers, professionals and hobbyists can work on their projects, share knowledge and collaborate.

We are now in the process of kitting it out our new space with tools to facilitate working on your projects, At the moment, communication is via google groups, email and our website.

Maidstone Mediation Scheme

01622 692843

maidstonemediation@gmail.com

www.maidstonemediation.co.uk

Mediates between people in conflict.

Maidstone Nepalese Community Group

dhanchand@hotmail.com

A group established to support Gurkha soldiers, their families and the wider Nepalese community.

PACT


info@prisonadvice.org.uk
Support for prisoners & their families

Relate

01622 677065

relate@westmidkent.eclipse.co.uk

www.relate.org.uk

Family and relationship counselling.

ReWrite Your Story

www.rewriteyourstory.org.uk Rewrite Your Story are a Team of multi-national, fully trained and accredited multi-agency professionals, working alongside ambassadors and volunteers with personal experience, offering therapy, training and counselling to suit your needs. We are particularly focused on raising awareness and treating Eating Disorders in children and young people, with an emphasis on early intervention and supporting families and professionals.

Rubicon Cares

01622 230736

contact@rubiconcares.org

Offers counselling to victims of serious crime.

SEAP

0300 34 35 714

kent@seap.org.uk

Through Kent Advocacy, we provide advocacy support to people wishing to make a complaint about a NHS Service.  We also support people referred to us under the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act.

Shaw Trust


www.shaw-trust.org.uk/en-GB/Services/Health-and-Wellbeing

0800 567 7699

Shaw Trust’s Live Well Kent service includes individually tailored support to help people take control of their health and wellbeing. To find out more about the services we deliver please visit the Live Well Kent website

Tunbridge Wells Mental Health Resource

ASSERT


0300 343 5714

www.kentadvocacy.org.uk

Assert provides independent mental health advocacy both in community and acute hospital settings across West Kent. Referrals via Kent Advocacy

Working Links

www.workinglinks.co.uk We’re a leading provider of tailored services to help people maximise their potential. We deliver a range of innovative interventions to help create positive futures for people, their families and their communities – in Britain and beyond.
T: 01622 690369 | admin@mcsc.org.uk