Tonbridge Live It Well Centre
- What Is the Tonbridge Live It Well Centre
- What Services Do they offer
- Where to find them
- Referral Forms
What is the Tonbridge Live It Well Centre?
The Tonbridge Live it Well centre is a hub providing free mental health services for people needing support with Employment, Training and Heath & Wellbeing covering Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas.
Several organisations operate within the Live it Well centre, all services work towards optimising the health and wellbeing for people accessing secondary care and primary care services.
All of these services are available to the individual through a simple referral process which can be made by both secondary care and primary care services, CMHT (Community Mental Health Teams) IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) and GPs
What Services are Available in Tonbridge Live It Well Centre?
Kent Health Trainer – you can self refer
All of our Health Trainers work in the local communities to support people who need a little extra help to make those first steps towards a healthy lifestyle.
Kent Supported Employment – you will need to be referred to access this service.
Kent Supported Employment is a free disability employment service that offers 1:1 support in a flexible and innovative way.
MHR- Tonbridge Mental Health Resource – you can be referred or self refer to these services.
The Hub– Our Community mental health Centre- based at 2a Grosvenor Park Tunbridge Wells TN1 2BD. Promotes recovery, personal empowerment and involvement through peer and staff support and social contact opportunities. We work collaboratively with other services to support you to progress in your life.
Reachout– Provide friendly and confidential support based in the community for people with mental health problems. Facilitated and self leads groups are held in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks and surrounding areas. Their aim is to reduce isolation and to encourage people within their own recovery. Groups are small, confidential where individuals can have a say in the services that they
Assert – Advocacy is a confidential service for those aged between 18-65,with a mental health diagnosis living in SW Kent. Advocacy is about helping individuals who do not express their views in ways that are understood to have a voice and exercise their rights. We meet with the individual to discuss and represent any views (housing, benefits, family legal, liaison with workers, accessing services, complaints. Advocates do not give advice. You can find out more about advocacy by clicking here.
Psychological Therapies – you can self refer.
NHS Funded Talking Therapies are now more widely available in the community for treating people with depression and anxiety disorders.
West Ken Mind – you can be referred or self refer to these services.
West Kent Mind can support anyone that has a mental health problem and give them advise and support.
Shaw Trust Employment Service – you will need to be referred to access this service.
The Shaw Trust Employment Service support adults experiencing mental health to progress towards and into paid employment.
Vocational Advisors – you will need to be referred to access this service.
The Vocational Advisor (VA) is a mental health professional, employed by the KMPT (Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust) and is based within the community health team.
Winfield – you will need to be referred to access this service.
Winfield offers you training, advice and support in a small, friendly environment. We offer nationally certificated computer training to people with mental health needs in the West Kent area.
Where are we?
Live It Well Centre, 2nd Floor 97 – 101 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1DR.
Telephone: 0300 7900 532
Tonbridge Live It Well Centre Primary Care Referral form click here.
Or to down load the Tonbridge Live It Well Centre Secondary Care referral form click here.