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Older people

Older people’s services


Carers Support East Kent

CSEK are operational and the Hub team is still offering information and guidance and assessment for Carers.

Open Mon, Weds and Fri 8:30am–6pm

Tues and Thurs 9am–5pm

0300 302 0178


Silverline Telephone Befriending Service

Helpline and friendship service for people aged 55 – 24 Hour befriending service.

Free, confidential service to share worries and fears.

0800 470 80 90


Age UK

Advice line

0800 169 6565



(Citizens Rights for Older People)

Charity that aims to leave an older person stronger and more able to cope. Not every older person is familiar with modern technology so can often benefit from some help and guidance to sort out their problems

01622 851 200


Bright Shadow

Support for people with dementia and their families

01227 467 272


Dementia Connect Support Line

Hosted by Alzheimer’s Society Information, advice and support for people living with dementia and their families.


0333 150 3456


Mon-Weds: 9am-10pm

Thurs-Fri: 9am-5pm

Sat-Sun: 10am-3pm

Kent Dementia Helpline

Practical and emotional support

0800 500 3014

Cinnamon Trust


For help with dog-walking for elderly isolated people.

01736 757 900


Peekaboo Pet Services

(covering Whitfield only)

Dog walking for isolated elderly people.


07584 320039


Kent Sport

For advice on keeping active while isolating at home