Help get carers connected to their communities

This carers week (June 10th to 16th), Kent County Council is urging everyone to support carers in getting the practical, financial and emotional help they need. A carer is anyone who provides unpaid care and support to a family member who has a disability, mental or physical illness, substance misuse problems or needs extra help…

Make a difference with Shared Lives

Can you open your home and heart to an adult who needs your support? If so, Kent County Council’s Shared Lives service wants to hear from you. Kent Shared Lives is hosting information meetings explaining how to become a host, a paid role supporting people with learning disabilities, mental health conditions, autism, sensory impairment or…

Could you be a Shared Lives Host?

More Shared Lives hosts are needed to open their homes to support adults across Kent and make a real difference to their lives. Being a host is a really rewarding job supporting people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health conditions, autism, dementia or older people to live independently in the community. Kent County Council…