Useful contacts

Government guidance:
Kent Together 24-hr helpline

Please contact 01892 526121 if you are struggling with Council Tax payments or housing costs. If your income has reduced, contact the Dept for Work and Pensions and ask about making a claim for Universal Credit on 0800 328 5644 or at
Citizens Advice Universal Credit: help to claim 0800 144 844
The Money Advice Service 0800 138 7777
– For debt advice Payplan offer help online and by phone 0800 280 2816

There are a range of schemes to help business at Also, a business advice line run by Kent and Medway Growth Hub on 03333 602 300

St. George’s Church: 240658
Parish council:
Parish magazine: to access all back copies

Silver Line – for a cheerful chat day or night call  0800 470 8090

NHS health advice:  0300 222 5800
British Heart   0300 330 3311
Age: for practical information and advice 0800 678 1602
Drinkline: for those worried about their or someone else’s drinking. Call 0300 123 1110.

Release the Pressure: text the word “Kent” to 85258 to access immediate free help for people of all ages needing mental health support.
NHS Every mind matters: Click here to get expert advice and practical tips to help you look after you and your family’s mental health and wellbeing. It includes tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus; looking after children and young people who may be anxious; and simple tips to tackle working from home.
Calm: Campaign Against Men Living Miserably for men aged 15-35. Call 0800 58 58 58 from 5pm-12am daily.
Samaritans: confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. Call 116 123 24 hrs a day.
Papyrus: Young suicide prevention. Call 0800 068 4141.

Mind:       0300 123 3393

National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247
Kent and Medway Domestic Abuse Helpline
Victim support 08 08 16 89 111
Broken Rainbow:
Childine: 0800 1111