Kent Support Services

On this page, you will find local resources designed to support families caring for victims of sexual or violent crimes in Kent. 

Victim Support help anyone affected by crime – the victim, friends and family or others involved. You can get help at anytime regardless of when the crime took place. Victim Support help you to:

  1. Feel safe and secure.
  2. Understand your rights and services you’re entitled to.
  3. Explore ways to cope.
  4. Connect you to support networks.

Live Well Kent and Medway provides free mental health support for younger people and adults.

Here is a pdf document containing a list of services that support victims of crime and that offer mental health support.

Look Ahead offers specialist care, support and housing services across Kent.

Restorative Justice is a victim-focused approach that empowers victims of crime, by giving them the opportunity to communicate with the person responsible.

Kent County Lines and Gangs supports children and young people up to the age of 25, who are at risk of child criminal exploitation and county lines in Kent and Medway.  They focus on each young person’s individual needs, and work alongside their close relatives and immediate support network.

Here is a mental wellbeing information hub to find mental health support in Kent and Medway.

The Local Offer gives children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities and their families information about what support services are available in their area.

Carers' Support East Kent provide information, support and signposting to what carers need.

Kent Carers Matter provide information on emotional and practical support that is available to carers in the county.