Amicus Horizon
Local details: PO Box 322, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 8PQ. Telephone 01795 436409 or 07894 426125 (Philip Crow).

National details: Grosvenor House, 125 High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 9XP. Telephone: 0800 121 6060.
This is the home page on their website.

ATS Community Employment
Local details: 2nd floor, Kingsley House, Balmoral Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1ES. Telephone 01634 572110 (speak to Dean Spencer). Other Kent locations:
Maidstone     01622 663080
Tonbridge     01732 354801
Dover            01634 572110
Gravesend    01634 572110
Ashford         01634 572110

National details: 377 North Circular Road, London, N13 5UU.
Telephone: 020 8889 0111.
This is the home page on their website.

Avanta (incorporating TNG Ltd. and InBiz Ltd.)
Avanta is a Work Programme Prime Provider
Local Details:
TNG Office: Lombard House, 12-17 Upper Bridge Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2NF. Telephone: 01227 780200.
TNG Office: 1st Floor - Sun Pier House, Meadway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4HF. Telephone: 01634 830020.
TNG Office: Anglesea House, 42 Stone Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0NL. Telephone 01474 355254.
TNG Office: The Gateway, Rushenden Road, Isle of Sheppey, Queenborough, Kent, ME11 5HX.

National details: 196 Great Cambridge Road, Enfield
London, Middlesex, EN1 1UQ.
This is the home page on their website.

Babcock Enterprise
Local details: No local offices.
Programmes offered: Next Step, lead contractor

National details: Unit 36, Lloyds Court,
681-683 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 3AZ.
Telephone: 01908 232808
Please visit this web address.

Beacon Church
10-11 Northumberland Court, Northumberland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7LN. Telephone: 01622 208560.
Programmes offered: Next Step, sub-contractor

Concept Training
Cumming House, Wotton Road
Kingsnorth Industrial Estate, Ashford, Kent TN23 6LN.
Telephone: 01233 896 645.
This is the home page on their website.

East Kent Itec Ltd
Athanaton House / The Training Centre, Victoria Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 1RD. Telephone: 01843 233433

Intraining Group
Local Details: No local offices.

National details: 722 Prince of Wales Road, Sheffield, S9 4EU.
Telephone: 0114 2898400.
This is the home page on their website.

JHP Employability Chatham
Anchorage House, High St, Chatham, Kent ME4 4LE.
Telephone: 01634 842 299.
This is the home page on their website.

Kennedy Scott
Local details:
Canterbury: 16-23 North Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7EB. Telephone: 01227 764453.
Dover: 1st Floor, Maybrook House, Queens Gardens, Dover, Kent, CT17 9AH. Telephone: 01304 205121.
Margate: 1st Floor, Capital House, Northdown Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 1EQ. Telephone: 01843 209659.
Maidstone: 2nd Floor, Miller House, 43-51 Lower Stone Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6GB. Telephone: 01622 691095. Sittingbourne: Unit F5, St. George's Business Park, Castle Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 3TB.
Telephone: 01795 432624

National details: Enterprise House, Beesons Yard, Bury Road, Rickmansworth, Herts, WD3 1DS
This is the home page on their website.

Kent Probation Service
Chaucer House, 25 Knightrider Street, Maidstone, Kent,
ME15 6ND. Telephone: 01622 350820.
Programmes offered: Next Step, sub-contractor

Kent Supported Employment
17 Kings Hill Avenue, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4UL.
Telephone: 08458 247100
Programmes offered: KSA learning disabilities support programme, and KSA mental health support programme,
KSE have six different locations across Kent, so it's easy for them to provide local partnerships with other support agencies and colleges. Their service is described on this page of Kent County Council's website.

Maximus UK
Supporting people to overcome personal and professional barriers and connecting them with meaningful employment through a broad range of welfare-to-work and related employment and training programmes. Maximus is a sub-contractor for Avanta on the Work Programme.

Local details:
Ashford: Suite 3, Kent House, 81 Station Rd, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PJ. Telephone: 01233 800150.
Dartford: Suite 5 & 3a, St Lawrence House, 48 West Hill, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2EU. Telephone: 01322 250140. Ramsgate: 3rd Floor, Argyle Centre, York Street, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 9DS. Telephone: 01843 808410.
Tunbridge Wells: 9 Pantiles Chambers, 85 High Street, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1XP. Telephone: 01892 506873

National details:
1.1  – 1.5 Kestrel Business Park, Kestrel Way, Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter, Devon EX2 7JS.
Telephone: 01392 446198
This is the home page on their website.

Mind

Many thanks to Marie McEwen, the LPMG co-ordinator (and from Sevenoaks area Mind) for providing these two useful lists of organisations supporting people with mental health issues:

South West area directory and Swale area directory

Pinnacle People
Local details: 5th Floor, South Tower, Tubs Hill House,
London Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1BL.
Telephone: 01732 252032.
This office acts as a base for all Pinnacle people who then work out of community venues in Kent, Surrey, Sussex delivering the programmes below:
Programmes offered: Support Contract, lead

National details: 1st Floor, 6 St Andrew Street, London,
EC4A 3AE Telephone: 020 7247 5160.
This is the home page on their website.

QEF Neuro Rehabilitation Services
Brain Injury Centre, Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People, Banstead Place, Park Road, Banstead, Surrey,
SM7 3EE. Telephone: 01737 356 222.
Programmes offered: QEF Vocational/future planning, this programme for people with acquired brain injury is open to people throughout the South East.

RBLI Employment Solutions
Local details: Hall Road, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7NL
Telephone: 01622 795900.

National details: As above.
This is the home page on their website.

Romney Resource Centre
Unit 4, Mountfield Road Industrial Estate, New Romney, Kent,
TN28 8LH. Telephone: 01797 367455.
Programmes offered: Next Step, sub-contractor
This is the home page on their website

RNIB
National details: 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE. Telephone: 020 7388 2034.
This is the home page on their website.

Shaw Trust
Shaw Trust is a major provider of employment support services in Kent for disadvantaged people including those with learning disabilities, those with mental health issues and those with physical disabilities.

Head Office in Kent: Whitstable

2, St. Augustines Business Park, Estuary Close, Whitstable, Kent CT5 2QJ. Telephone: 01227 795190.
Louise Basford (Administrator for Kent) can help you with any general enquiries about the provision across the county.
Please use this email address for all generals enquiries.

Programmes offered from Whitstable: Next Step, sub-contractor

Other locations:

Ashford: Norman House, Beaver Road Industrial Park, Beaver Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 7SH.
Telephone: 01233 640060
Ashford Supported Employment Project, for people with learning disabilities who have personal budgets and are known to Kent Social Services Detailed description: in this attachment
Email matthew.jackson@shaw-trust.org.uk
or telephone him on 07540 201896.

Also in Ashford:

Shaw Trust also have an employment specialist working with the Community Mental Health team based at:
Live It Well Centre, Gore Hill, Ashford or visit this page on the Trust's website.

Shaw Trust have a leaflet explaining their mental health services in East Kent which can be downloaded here.

Thanet: 38 Blenheim Close, Pyson Road Industrial Estate, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2YF. Contact Linda Sykes by email at linda.sykes@shaw-trust.org.uk or phone her on 07967 611614.

Chatham: Contact Sara Hegarty by email at sara.hegarty@shaw-trust.org.uk or call her on 07813 046789 for more details.

Maidstone: Contact Sara Hegarty by email at sara.hegarty@shaw-trust.org.uk or call her on 07813 046789 for more details.

Margate: 1, Mill Lane House, Mill Lane, Margate, Kent, CT9 1LB. Contact Terry Diver on 07720 996751 or by email: terry.diver@shaw-trust.org.uk

Dover/Deal: Shaw Trust's Employment and Placement Officer for the Dover and Deal areas is Keith Sentinella-Jones.
Email: keith.sentinella-jones@shaw-trust.org.uk
Telephone 07973 225807

Keith works with the Community Mental Health team based at:
Coleman House, Brookfield Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT16 2AH.
Telephone: 01304 216666, or visit this page on the Trust's website.

Keith also works with the Deal Community Team based at: Deal Mental Health Centre, Bowling Green Lane, Deal, Kent, CT14 9UF. Telephone: 01304 865463, or visit this page on the Trust's website.

Shaw Trust have a leaflet explaining their mental health services in East Kent which can be downloaded here.

Herne Bay: Shaw Trust's Employment and Placement Officers for the Herne Bay are Samantha Crunden and Tracey Grover
Email samantha.crunden@shaw-trust.org.uk   
Telephone 07894 257735.
Email tracy.grover@shaw-trust.org.uk 
Telephone: 07720 996113

Samantha and Tracy work with Herne Bay's Community Mental Heath Team.

Folkstone: Quarter House, 45-49 Tontine Street, Folkestone, Kent , CT20 1JT: Community Task Force provision (see 7 within Programmes)

Swale: Shaw Trust's Employment and Placement Officer for the Swale is Michael Foster. Telephone 07974 029357

Email michael.foster@shaw-trust.org.uk 
Michael works with the Community Mental Health team based at: Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital, Bell Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 4DT. Telephone: 01795 418346, or visit this page on the Trust's website.

Tonbridge: 119 High St, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1DL.
The Shaw Trust Shop & Training Centre is at this location.
Contact Lesley Street at
lesley.street@shaw-trust.org.uk or by phone on 07779 337283.

Shaw Trust National details: Fox Talbot House, Greenways Business Park, Bellinger Close, Chippenham, Wiltshire,
SN15 1BN. Telephone: 01225 716300.
This is the home page on their website.

Skillnet Group Community Interest Company is a social enterprise working with people with learning difficulties. Part of their work involves developing projects to enable people to move into work and become more independent. Please visit their website here or speak to their chief executive, Jo Kidd, on 07968 105862.

Skills Training UK Ltd
Local details: 4th Floor, Maybrook House, Dover, Kent,
CT17 9AH. Telephone: 01304 248010
Programmes offered: Progress! (see Programmes) and Support Contract, subcontractor.

National details: 4th Floor, Wembley Point, 1 Harrow Road,
Stonebridge Park, Middlesex, HA9 6DE
Telephone: 020 7247 5160
This is the home page on their website

TBG Learning
Local details:
Ashford: The Bull Yard, High Street
Ashford, Kent TN24 8SN. Telephone: 01233 634476.
Dover: Suite B, 145- 147 Sandgate Road , Folkestone , CT20 2DA. Folkestone: Unit B, 145-147, Sandgate Road, Folkestone
CT20 2DA. Telephone: 01303 297064.
Gillingham: Floor 2 Kingsley House, Balmoral Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4NT. Telephone: 01634 855629.
Gravesend: 23-25 King Street, Gravesend, Kent DA12 2DU. Telephone: 01474 566588
Sittingbourne: Unit C4 &C11, St Georges Business Park , Castle Road , Sittingbourne , ME10 3TB

National details: Lombard House, 145 Great Charles Street, Birmingham, B3 3LP. Telephone: 0121 200 1140.

This is the home page on their website

Tomorrow's People
2nd Floor, 39-48 Marsham Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1HH.
Telephone: 01622 691699.

Head office:1st Floor, Minster House, York Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 4ST. Telephone: 01323 418123
This is the home page on their website

Turning Point
Local details: 4a-6a Hythe Street, Dartford,
DA1 1BX. Telephone: 01322 278916
Contact Jackie.Gregory@turning-point

National details: Standon House, 21 Mansell Street, London,
E1 8AA. Telephone: 020 7481 7600
This is the home page on their website

Blackthorn Trust
St. Andrews Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 9AN.
Telephone: 01622 726128.

Chaucer Homecare
1 Craddock Rd, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1YP.
Telephone: 01227 451834
Chaucer Homecare provide IPS (Individual Placement support) in partnership with Kent's Community Mental Health Teams. They are a Kent Social Services Preferred Provider and also provide Floating Support through Kent County Council’s Supporting People Team. They accept private referrals and are registered with the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) to work with vulnerable adults.

Home page of their website: click here.

Counselling Team Ltd
6-8 Hythe Road, Hythe, Kent, CT21 5AN.
Telephone 0845 4568972
Counselling Team Ltd provide IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) in partnership with Kent's Community Mental Health Teams. They do this in Shepway.

Home page of their website: click here.

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) services across Kent help people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice. To find their nearest service Jobseekers and employment support professionals can use the postcode search on the CAB website. Their online information service, Adviceguide, contains useful information on a range of issues.

Visit their website by clicking here

KCA
Dan House, 44 East Street, Faversham, Kent ME13 8AT Telephone 01795 590635.
KCA provide IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) in partnership with Kent's Community Mental Health Teams. They do this from many locations in Kent. To find your nearest venue see this page within their website.

Home page of their website: click here.

MCCH
1 Hermitage Court, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, Kent,
ME16 9NT. Telephone: 01622 722400
MCCH provide IPS (Individual Placement support) described inin partnership with Kent's Community Mental Health Teams.

Home page of their website: click here.

Rethink
Maidstone Community Support Centre, Marsham Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1HH. Telephone: 01622 600296
Rethink provide IPS (Individual Placement support) in partnership with Kent's Community Mental Health Teams.

See this page on the Rethink website.

Shelter Kent offer advice on any housing problem including homelessness, possession, rent and mortgage arrears. They also provide advice on benefit problems and debt. There's an advice surgery at Thanet County Court, Margate Tuesday 10am-2pm, and outreach services in Folkestone, Margate and Dover.

Bull Yard, High Street, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8SN.
Telephone: 0344 515 1444
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Tomorrow's People
2nd Floor, 39-48 Marsham Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1HH.
Foundation Learning for 16-19 year olds for young people not engaging with colleges.

Telephone Karen Constant on 01622 691699.

Visit their website by clicking here

Volunteer Centres support people to find a volunteering role which matches their skills, experience and circumstances. They provide support to existing volunteers and help organisations find volunteers to help them with their activities.

Ashford (and Tenterden)
Berwick House, 8 Elwick Road, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PF or
Tenterden Gateway, 2 Manor Row, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6HP
Telephone: 01233 665535
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Canterbury and Herne Bay
Tower Works, Simmonds Road, Wincheap Industrial Estate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3RA
Telephone: 01227 452278
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Dartford
33 Essex Road, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2AU
Telephone: 01322 272476
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Deal and Dover
26 Victoria Road, Deal, Kent, CT14 7BJ
Telephone: 01304 367898
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East Malling
18 Twisden Road, East Malling, Kent, ME19 6SA
Telephone: 01732 843346

Edenbridge
The Bridges Centre, High Street, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 5AJ
Telephone: 01732 454785
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Folkestone
United Reformed Church, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QL
Telephone: 01303 259007
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Gillingham
Cranford House, 24a Longley Road, Rainham, Kent, ME8 7RU
Telephone: 01634 362119
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Maidstone
Maidstone Community Support Centre, 39-48 Marsham Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1HH
Telephone: 01622 677337
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Ramsgate
Foresters Hall, Meeting Street, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 9RT
Telephone: 01843 590935

Rochester
5A New Road Avenue, Rochester, Kent, ME4 6BB
Telephone: 01634 830371
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Sevenoaks
Bradbourne School, Bradbourne Vale Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3LE
Telephone: 01732 454785
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Sittingbourne
Central House, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NU
Telephone: 01795 473828
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Swanley
Library and Information Centre, London Road, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7AE
Telephone: 01322 669292
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Tonbridge
3 St Mary's Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2LD
Telephone: 01732 357978
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Tunbridge Wells
Wood House, Wood Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN9 2LD
Telephone: 01892 5401131

Whitstable
St Mary's Hall, Oxford Street, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1DD
Telephone: 01227 772248
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