Presently we offer a wide range of support digitally or via the telephone. North Kent Mind is planning to gradually phase in in-person working. Please keep an eye on our website for any updates as they occur.
Organisations for further help and support
- Age UK 0800 678 1602
- Asthma UK 0300 222 5800
- BHF 0300 330 3311
- Diabetes UK 0345 123 2399
- Scope 0808 800 3333
- The Silver Line 0800 470 8090
LiveWell Kent Services Update
|North Kent Mind |
Wellbeing & Employment Services
|All group activities are working remotely. Still taking new referrals|| For Employment or Wellbeing Services, please email|
For Therapy related queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
|North Kent Mind Springboard Service||Preparing for Work (PFW) courses are running digitally. Still taking new referrals.|| Please email|
| North Kent Mind Housing|
|Housing Tenants remain in contact with key workers.|| Please email email@example.com |
We will ensure your key worker contacts you
|Rethink Sahayak Asian Helpline||Open for telephone support||Tel: 0808 800 2073|
|Rethink Sahayak one to one and Peer support||Face-to-face meetings are cancelled. Working remotely contacting current clients and still taking new referrals||Tel: 01474 364837|
|Megan CIC|| |
MEGAN CIC Peer Support Groups and ace-to-face support offered digitally.
|Tel: 01634 402077|
|Invicta Healthcare||Business as usual||Tel: 0800 242 5199 |
Tel: 01227 470057
|Porchlight Community Services||Digital support available. Still taking new referrals.||Tel: 0800 567 7699|
NHS latest guidance.
Help to Care
Do you provide care for somebody living in Kent and Medway?
Help to Care is a free mobile app designed to help you to spot the signs of a problem and find the right information and advice if you’re worried about someone’s health and wellbeing.
Download today on your app store to access:
- Over 40 advice and guidance articles
- Links to services to support you and the people you care for
- Training videos on different conditions
Visit www.designandlearningcentre.com/overview-of-our-work/helptocare/ to find out more or download for free on your app store.
Guide to shopping during the lockdown.
Obtaining Medication During the Lockdown.
Unfortunately, in these times some individuals will always try to profit via scams.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has listed fraud and scams that have been active during Covid-19 pandemic, please visit:
Swanley Council has a how to stay safe page, please visit:
We’ve put together some useful resources to help with stress and anxiety:
- Practical activities (via national Mind)
- Keep Active (via NHS Gym Free Workouts)
- Mindfulness Music Tracks (via North Kent Mind)
- Mindshift during COVID-19 (via North Kent Mind)
- How to manage your anxiety (via Anxiety UK)
- OCD and Coronavirus Survival Tips (via OCD UK)
COVID-19 Support for young people
- Please download a support package for young people COVID-19, dealing with anxiety.
- Mind guide to Coronavirus and your wellbeing – for young people.
- YoungMinds tips for coping with OCD during the coronavirus pandemic .
North Kent Mind has put together some useful links to occupy yourself during periods of self-isolation. These include learning new skills, exercise techniques, puzzles etc… Please visit our Activities for Self-Isolation page for more information.
Ria’s guides to Wellbeing during the lockdown.
A collection of inspirational videos from a North Kent Mind service-user, who shares her tips for self-isolation. Thank you so much for allowing us to share.