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Maidstone Community Support Centre
The home of community work

Member Groups

21 Together



01622 230720

www.21together.org.uk

info@21together.org.uk

A Kent based charity set up to support people with Down’s syndrome, their families and the professionals that work with them. Our aims: Give children and young people access to therapeutic interventions, groups and social training. To provide local, accessible training for parents, carers and professionals. Support parents and families Provide information and awareness of Down’s syndrome within the wider community

We believe that everyone has the right to live their lives to the fullest of their potential. It is only possible to do this if you have high expectations and those expectations are shared by the community around you. We will work together to raise expectations, promote inclusion and achieve aspirations.

Addaction

(Thinkaction)

Home

0300 012 0012

www.thinkaction.org.uk

Thinkaction Mental Health Services Lead Provider for West Kent CCG delivering NHS Improving Access To Psychological Therapies (IAPT) primary care contract for talking therapies

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



Catch22 works at every stage of the social welfare cycle to build resilience and aspiration in people and communities.

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.

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 Daycare

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.

Integrity


07834 223786

louise@integrity-group.uk

One to one counselling for both adults and children and clinical supervision for qualified or trainee counsellor, also supervision for mother professionals working in helping professions

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.

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.

Maidstone DPG Topaz


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


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

(Honoury Member)

Metanoia

Ewelina Biesiada

07951 343267

www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellors/ewelina-biesiada

 

Helen Pereira Bellio

07818 495980

helen@hpbcounselling.com

www.hpbcounselling.com

www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellors/helen-pereira-bellio

 

Michelle Blair-Myers

07519 266791

mbm.counsellingservices@gmail.com

www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellors/michelle-blair-myers

We are a team of integrative counsellors providing counselling for every day life challenges.

PACT


Phone: 0808 808 3444


Support for prisoners and their families

Relate

Phone: 01892 529927

Email: relate@westmidkent.eclipse.co.uk

 

Family and relationship counselling

ReWrite Your Story

www.rewriteyourstory.org.uk Therapy Partners work to support children and young people with eating disorders as well as their family and professionals

Rubicon Cares

Contact Natasha Singh

Phone: 01622 230736

Email: contact@rubiconcares.org

Offers counselling to victims of serious crime

SEAP

Phone: 0300 34 35 714

Email: 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 reffered to us under the Care Act and Mental Capacity Act

Shaw Trust

www.shaw-trust.org.uk/en-GB/Services/Live-Well-Kent Shaw Trusts's Live Well Kent service includes indivually tailored support to help people take control of their health and wellbeing.

Unlock

Email: advice@unlock.org.uk

www.unlock.org.uk

HELPLINE 01634 247350

Text 07824 113 848

Independant award winning charity, providing trusted information and advice services for people with criminal convictions.  Helping others overcome the long-term problems that having a conviction can bring.  Apointments are necessary
T: 01622 690369 | admin@mcsc.org.uk