Tenterden & District Day Centre
The Centre provides day care and practical services for older people who live in the catchment area which includes Bethersden Parish. Transport is provided on Tuesdays from the village to the Centre. For more details on the services provided please contact Doug Moffet, Day Centre Manager, on 01580 762882 or by email at [email protected]
You can also see more detailed information regarding the activities of the day centre on their own by clicking on the website address: tenterdendaycentre.co.uk
Hi Kent (Sound support for deaf and hard of hearing people)
Hi Kent is the local registered charity for the quarter of a million deaf and hard of hearing people who live in Kent. Established since 1986, the charity received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2007. People with NHS hearing aids can get them cleaned, re-tubed and provided with new batteries, free of charge, at more than 200 regular local clinics throughout Kent.
For future dates please telephone 01227 760046 or visit the How We Help section on their website at www.hikent.org.uk. Hi Kent also runs Lipreading and British Sign Language courses in Ashford.
Further information is available from Hi Kent head office:
18 Brewer Street, Maidstone, ME14 1RU
Telephone: 01622 691151
Information is also available at the Ashford and Tenterden Gateways.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Ashford Citizens Advice Bureau have moved to new premises with full disabled services. Specialist help in debt and welfare services is available.
Seabrooke House, Church Road, Ashford TN23 1RD (Opposite the New Gateway Ashford Library)
Telephone: 01233 626185
Email: [email protected]
Mon, Tues, Thurs: 9.30 to 4.00pm
Wed & Fri 9.30 to 1.00pm
For further information visit the CAB website
Age UK, Ashord
Free Information and Advice Service from Age UK in the Ashford and surrounding areas. The following is a summary of the help which is available:
- Benefit Information, Advice & Form-Filling Service, including help with Appeals, for Benefits such as Attendance Allowance, Pension Credit, State Pension and many more.
- Information & Help applying for Heating Grants
- Help finding Trusted Tradesmen or Free Handyman services in your area
- Carer Information
- Advice and referrals for Disability Aids
The Centres available locally are:
Eldercare Centre (1st & 3rd Friday of each month)
Telephone: 01233 668765
Joe Fagg Pop-Inn (1st & 3rd Thursday of each month)
Telephone: 01233 620635
Tenterden Day Centre (1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month)
Telephone: 01580 762882