The Kent and Medway Partnership NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust provide a range of services for people with additional needs. For those people in work, the Trust's intervention can help safeguard employment, and for those people out of work, the Trust can play an active role in the support needed to find and keep paid employment.

The Trust's headquarters are based at: 35 Kings Hill Avenue, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4AX.
Telephone: 01732 520400.
This is the home page on their website.

For people with mental health needs, the Trust works in partnership with providers such as KCA, Shaw Trust, Chaucer Homecare, MCCH and Rethink. For an explanation of the various programmes on offer click the Programmes button opposite. The Trust's Community Mental Health Teams are dotted throughout Kent and Medway. This page on their website explains where these locations are and how to contact them. Simply go to the page and click on the Kent or Medway area you require.

For people with learning disabilities, the Trust have a broad range of clinical professionals who can provide the expertise and support necessary to maximise the chances of unemployed people with learning disabilities finding work, and support those who have jobs to keep them. These professionals will include community nurses, physiotherapists and speech and language therapists. This page on the Trust's website provides your best route to find the correct team nearest to you.

The East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is a Next Step subcontractor in Canterbury, Thanet, Dover, Folkestone and Ashford They provide support for low skilled adults, ethnic minority communities, and older people.

Postal address: Development Trust Offices, Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Ethelbert Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3NG. Telephone 01227 766877 (Chris Roberts or Pat Dawes)

This is the home page on their website.