All of Maidstone

MBC Helping You Move Scheme

What they do

They can help with assisting residents discharged from Maidstone, Pembury hospital (including cottage hospitals) to ensure home is safe.

Citizens Advice

What they do

  • Digital and phone support
  • Social support

Golding Homes

What they do

They provide social support for their tenants.

Involve Kent

What they do

They can help with social support after being referred to their service.

Age UK

What they do

  • Shopping deliveries
  • Medicine deliveries
  • Social support
  • Meals on wheels
  • Befriending and outreach service

They provide support for the over 50's. Some of their services are chargable.

Heart of Kent Hospice

What they do

  • Bereavement emotional support
  • Social support

Their bereavement support is only available to those who have had family cared for by the hospice.

KCC Community Wardens

What they do

  • Medicine deliveries
  • Social support

A referral is required.

Maidstone Sunday Soup Kitchen

What they do

  • Food Parcels for the homeless community

Hungry Hearts

What they do

  • Free food
  • Hot drinks

Their service is for the homeless or people in temporary accomodation.

Time for Homeless

What they do

Food Parcels for the homeless community

St Faiths Church

What they do

Food Parcels for the homeless community

Salvation Army

What they do

Food Parcels for low income families/individuals. Referral required by email or voucher. ID may be required

Fareshare

What they do

Food Parcels for low income families/individuals. Referral required via temporary accomodation team at Maidstone Borough Council.

Midkent College

What they do

  • Hospital appointments
  • Deliveries
  • Personal shopping

Maidstone Mediation

What they do

Social support for those affected by crime and conflict

Choices Helpline

What they do

Social support for those affected by domestic abuse

Release the Pressure Freephone

What they do

Social support for those experiencing mental health issues

DAVSS

What they do

Support victims of domestic abuse

Aspirations Telephone Service

What they do

Social support for those experiencing mental health issues

Maidstone and Mid Kent Mind

What they do

Social support

Samaritans

What they do

Social support

Express Cabs - Kent

What they do

  • Shopping deliveries
  • Medicine deliveries

Howard de Walden Centre and Pink Elephants Community Support

What they do

  • Shopping deliveries
  • Food Parcels
  • Medicine deliveries
  • Social Support

Maidstone Outdoor Fitness

What they do

  • Social support
  • Providing online workouts
  • Challenges
  • Running routes
  • Interaction

Referral via Hospital Discharge Team

Maidstone Community & Islamic Centre

What they do

Medicine deliveries

Bearsted Patient Participation Group

What they do

Free Protective visors for establishments

Maidstone Riverside Rotary Club

What they do

  • Shopping deliveries
  • Medicine deliveries

Celebration Church/Life Café Project

What they do

  • Shopping deliveries
  • Food Parcels
  • Social support

Safe Havens

What they do

Social support - We can help any resident of Kent and Medway aged 16+ to access services and opportunities available to them in the wider community, here you can access one-to-one emotional support from trained mental health professionals.

Morrison's Doorstep Delivery Service

What they do

Shopping deliveries for the elderly and vulnerable

Kent Children and Families Info Service

What they do

Social support for children and families

Kent County Council Social Services

What they do

Social support

Domestic Abuse Helpline

What they do

Social support

Sane

What they do

Mental health support

Papyrus Hopeline UK

What they do

PAPYRUS is the UK Charity for the prevention of young suicide. Call HOPELINEUK for confidential advice and practical support.

Orbit housing association

What they do

Social support - for orbit residents:

  • Mental Health Support
  • Financial support – advise around rent arrears, other debt or even help with finding employment

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