Mental Health and Wellbeing
Mental Health and Wellbeing
A really helpful website which includes downloadable self-help activities, information guides, videos and more.
Our friends at Relax Kids have create a Calm Pack to help give reassurance and a feeling of calm and safety to help children and their families manage changes and navigate these uncertain times. It is designed to help rest and relax jangled nervous systems with a calming meditation set of relaxation exercise cards, affirmation cards and some activities.
Kent Community Health Coronavirus Support
To support you and your families during this unprecedented time, Kent Community Health have put together a a bank of resources and ideas.
- Nourish (South Tonbridge)
Contact Dawn or the office (say you are from the hub)
Tel: 01892 548892
- Sustain Community Foodbank - Baptist Church (North Tonbridge)
Darenth Avenue TN10 3HZ
Tel: 01732 352824
Open: 9.30 – 16:30
- FareShare - East Malling Centre
Chapman Way, East Malling ME19 6SD
Tel: 01732 846314
(opening times can be found on the FB page)
Kent Together Helpline
A new 24-hour helpline has been set up to support vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help, supplies or medication.
If you are vulnerable and have an urgent need that cannot be met through existing support networks, you can contact the Kent Together helpline at www.kent.gov.uk/KentTogether or by calling on 03000 41 92 92.
Tonbridge and Malling Community Hub
A national scheme has been launched to provide food and other essentials to those most at risk from coronavirus. If you are in this category of 'shielded' households, you may have received a letter from the NHS telling you that you’re clinically extremely vulnerable or been contacted by your GP or hospital clinician. If this has not happened, contact your GP or clinician after you register with this service (tel: 0800 0288327).
Kent Support and Assistance Scheme for those in crisis
Our Kent Support and Assistance Service (KSAS) may be able to help you if you are having serious difficulties managing your income due to a crisis or if you are facing exceptional pressures because of an emergency.
The support can be accessed via https://www.kent.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/care-and-support/benefits/home-essentials-in-a-crisis
Free, confidential, 24 hour helpline
Kent Integrated Domestic Abuse Service
Victim Support – county wide
0808 16 89 111
Look Ahead Care & Support – Service provider West Kent (Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Malling):
Clarion Housing Association – Service provider for North, West and South Kent (Dartford, Gravesham, Swale and Maidstone, Ashford, Canterbury, Folkestone & Hythe)
Dartford, Gravesham and Swale: 07793 880486
Maidstone: 07739 823395
Ashford and Canterbury: 07773 179082
Folkestone & Hythe: 07739 823395
Clarion Housing Association – Refuge service provider for Medway
Contact: 07889 079242
To access 24 hr support please contact the National Women’s Aid Domestic Abuse helpline on: 0800 2000247