Welcome to Thanet Health Service Directory, a resource for information on local and national services. To update your listing or if you have any queries, please email directory.thcic@nhs.net

ayph - Association for Young People's Health

Works to understand and meet the particular health and wellbeing needs of 10-25 year olds.

Nationwide

info@ayph.org.uk

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Child Poverty Action Group

Campaigns for policies that will prevent and solve poverty; and provide training, advice and information to make sure families get the financial support they need.

Nationwide

Tel: 020 7837 7979

info@cpag.org.uk

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Childline

A free, private and confidential service to help anyone under 19 in the UK.

Nationwide

Tel: 0800 1111

Website

CLA - The Care Leavers' Association

Improving the lives of care leavers of all ages. Supports care leavers of all ages, improves the current care system and changes for the better society’s perception of people in care.

Nationwide

Tel: 0161 8260214

info@careleavers.com

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Coram Voice - Supporting Young People in Care & Care Leavers

Supports children and young people in care and care leavers. 

Nationwide

Helpline: 0808 800 5792

Text: 07758 670369

info@coramvoice.org.uk

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CYPMHS - Children and Young People's Mental Health Service

Provides emotional wellbeing and mental health advice and support for young people and their families across Kent. 

Across Kent & Medway

Tel: 0300 123 4496 for self-referral or on behalf of someone else

Tel: 0800 011 3474 crisis or out of hours support

Text: Kent or Medway to 85258 for 24 hour mental health crisis support via text

nelft.nhs.net

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Ditch The Label - Youth Charity

To help young people aged 12-25 navigate the issues affecting them the most, from mental health and bullying to identity and relationships.

Nationwide

Tel: 01273 201129

Hello@DitchtheLabel.org

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Drive Forward Foundation - Supporting Young Adults leaving Care

Helping young adults leaving foster or residential care to achieve their full potential with exciting and sustainable employment opportunities.

Nationwide

Tel: 0207 620 3000

info@driveforwardfoundation.org

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End Child Poverty

Made up of organisations from civic society united in our vision of a UK free of child poverty.

Nationwide

rachel@endchildpoverty.org.uk

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Grief Encounter - Supporting Bereaved Children & Young People

Supporting bereaved children, young people and families to help alleviate the pain caused by the death of someone close. 

Nationwide

Tel: 0808 802 0111

grieftalk@griefencounter.org.uk

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Holding On, Letting Go - Supporting Bereaved Children & their Families

A Kent-based charity that helps children to cope with the death of someone close to them.

Across Kent

Tel: 0344 561 1511

info@holg.org.uk

Website

Hope Again - Young People Living After Loss

Youth website of Cruse Bereavement Support. It is a safe place where young people can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone.

Nationwide

Tel: 0808 808 1677 

helpline@cruse.org.uk

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Kent Autistic Family Support Information Service

A free service, providing information, advice, support, signposting and training to individuals, families/carers and professionals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder across Kent and Medway.

Across Kent

Emilymay Miles (Adults): emilymay@kentautistic.com

Wendy Boorman (Children/Young People): wendy@kentautistic.com

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Kent Children's Social Services

Kent County Council website where you can report a concern, find out about fostering, get help if your child has special educational needs and get help if you have a disabled child. 

Across Kent

Tel: 03000 41 11 11

social.services@kent.gov.uk

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Kent Libraries

Free to join and offer a wide range of services, from free access to books, computers, the internet and information to the hire of music, audio books and films. Family friendly with free regular activities for babies and children and free online resources to help with homework for all ages.  Libraries all over Kent. 

Across Kent

Tel: 03000 41 31 31

Website

Kent Resilience Hub - Resources for Emotional Wellbeing

Supporting young people to cope better with the pressures of everyday life. A resource that helps young people, parents and carers, staff and practitioners to understand emotional wellbeing and resilience.

Across Kent

Tel: 0300 123 5205

Website

Kidscape - Help with Bullying

Provides practical support, training, and advice to challenge bullying and protect young lives.

Nationwide

Tel: 07496 682785 Parent Advice Line

info@kidscape.org.uk

Website

KRAN - Kent Refugee Action Network

Works with separated young refugees and asylum seekers, young people aged 16 to 24 who have arrived in Kent alone and are claiming asylum. Provides them with a safe, positive space and supports them to succeed.

Across Kent

Tel: 01227 634320

Website

KSCMP - Kent Safeguarding Children Multi-agency Partnership

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in Kent.

Across Kent

kscmp@kent.gov.uk

Website

Listening Books

An audiobook lending charity for those that find their illness, mental health, physical or learning disability affects their ability to read the printed word or hold a book.

Nationwide

Tel: 020 7407 9417

info@listening-books.org.uk

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NACOA - The National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Providing information, advice and support for everyone affected by a parent's drinking.

Nationwide

Tel: 0800 358 3456

helpline@nacoa.org.uk

Website

NSPCC - National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Protects children today and prevents abuse tomorrow, to transform society for every childhood. 

Nationwide

Helpline Tel: 0808 800 5000

Tel: 0800 1111 helpline for 18 or under  

help@nspcc.org.uk

Website

NYAS - National Youth Advocacy Service

Supporting care experienced children, young people and adults in vulnerable situations.

Nationwide

Helpline Tel: 0808 808 1001

help@ynas.net

Website

Save the Children

Makes sure children keep safe and healthy and helps children to keep learning, making friends, and building their futures.

Nationwide

Tel: 020 7012 6400

supportercare@savethechildren.org.uk

Website

Slide Away - Helping Bereaved Young People

Provides bereavement support to children and young people up to the age of 18, their families and those who care for them.

Nationwide

Tel: 07876 232791

support@slideaway.org

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Supportline - Confidential Emotional Support

A confidential helpline offering emotional support to any individual on any issue. The Helpline is primarily a preventative service and aims to support people before they reach the point of crisis.

Nationwide

Tel: 01708 765200

info@supportline.org.uk

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The Mix - Support Service for Young People

Support service for young people via an online community, social media, through the free, confidential helpline or the counselling service. 

Nationwide

Helpline Tel: 0808 808 4994

Website

Young Minds - Crisis Messenger Service

Helps with understanding more about how you're feeling and finding ways to feel better. 

Nationwide

Text SHOUT to: 85258 

Parents Helpline Tel: 0808 802 5544

Website