Thanet News

This is the local news page for Thanet where you will find listed local news and events to support your mental health and wellbeing in Thanet. We also have information on the Mental Health Action Groups (MHAGs) which are happening in your area and how you can get involved.

Click here for Mental Health Action Group Thanet information.

Community Services Project Manager Vacancy Add to Your Support

Porchlight have a vacancy for a Community Services Project Manager. For more information please follow the link:


Kent Fire & Rescue Service Add to Your Support


Kent Fire & Rescue Home Safety Services are offering information sessions for staff about their Safe and Well visits and the types of free equipment they can provide and install free of charge to keep people safer in their homes.

If you would like to refer a client for a home visit please complete the referral form and send it to  home@kent.fire-uk.org

To view the  ‘Safe & Well’ leaflet click here

To view the  ‘Do you care leaflet’ click here

For more information contact:

Rachael Spencer  | Vulnerable Person Liaison Officer | Kent Fire & Rescue Service

Tel: 01662 692121 x8462   M: 07834569626 | Service Headquarters | www.3breaths.info

SpeakUp CIC Add to Your Support

To view SpeakUp CIC  May Diary of events click here

To view the service user forum April minutes click here

Vacancies at West Kent Mind Add to Your Support

For details and application forms for all vacancies at West Kent Mind click here

Vacancy at Maidstone & Mid Kent Mind Add to Your Support

To view Bid Writer job description click here

To download an application form click here

Thanet Mental Health Action Group Information Add to Your Support

7Dates & Venues for all Mental Health Action Groups for 2017/18 – click here (updated 21 April 2017)

The next Thanet Mental Health Action Group meeting will be on 9th May 2017, 11am at The Beacon, Manston Road, Ramsgate, CT12 6NT. The pre-meeting is at 10.30am for service users and carers to meet with the chair before the main meeting.  No need to book, just turn up.

To go to the County Mental Health Action Group page follow the link.

What are Mental Health Action Groups?

Mental Health Action Groups (MHAG’s) provide a local forum for Mental Health information, support and expertise across Kent. You can find out more about Mental Health Action Groups (MHAG’s) and how you can get involved by following the link. 


January 2017 – click here

March 2017 – click here

May 2017 – click here


January 2017 – click here

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Kent County Council: Updates are provided by Porchlight on behalf of KCC

Porchlight Live Well Kent (LWK) Updates:

January 2017 – LWK Dashboard click here     LWK Report click here

March 2017 – LWK Dashboard click here  LWK Report click here

May 2017 – Thanet End of Year Report – click here

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Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG):

January Report included within the minutes.

March Report included within the minutes

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Abbreviations and Acronyms – click here

Street Triage Update – click here

MHAG Draft Terms of Reference March 2017 – click here

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