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Academy FM Thanet
107.8 Academy FM is Thanet's charity community radio station, and almost all of our presenters are volunteers. We provide music, local news and information, as well as training for those wishing to learn more about radio broadcasting. We have the Friends of Academy FM, which costs just 12 pounds per year to join and is made up of all members of the community, young and old - perfect for anybody on their own who would like to meet new people locally. ... [More]
Beach within Reach
Small local registered charity.
Providing all terrain beach wheelchairs for those with a mobility impairment.
Available for use on the beaches in Thanet during summer.
Phone for more information about year round use. ... [More]
British Red Cross & Land Rover UK - Reaching Out
British Red Cross & Land Rover UK are working together to support vulnerable people across Thanet to live safely & independently in their own home. Short term help inc housework, befriending & more to help re-build confidence. ... [More]
Citizens Advice Thanet - Drop In Sessions
We offer free, independent, confidential & impartial advice on a range of issues including debt management, benefits, housing, consumer problems. We are an independent local charity affiliated to the Citizens Advice network - the largest advice-giving network in the UK. We provide information & advice to everyone who needs it. We campaign to improve the policies & practices that affect people's lives. Our service is provided by unpaid volunteers & a small team of paid staff inc supervisors, project workers & a manager ... [More]
Coffee Gap is a sit and be fit meeting every Monday 10.15am to 12.15pm ... [More]
Activities, stimulation, music and fun for a person with mild dementia. It also provides the family/carer/significant other with a day's respite. Fun is the key component of the day. ... [More]
East Kent Mencap
East Kent Mencap supports adults, young people & their carers. We provide a range of services from support housing to community support, getting into training, work & signposting to information ... [More]
Free Organisational Health Check
Our health check is aimed at helping voluntary organisations and community groups (with a turnover of under Â£100k) get into shape to become stronger, more effective and sustainable, with support from your designated project worker. Help includes: Funding, Volunteers, Governance, Policies and more. ... [More]
Friends of Ellington Park, Ramsgate
We are a community group of volunteers who work hard to improve Ellington Park. We run a coffee morning each Thursday at the Flying Horse pub and organise events, talks and much more! ... [More]
John Townsend Trust
We have many different volunteer opportunities and especially welcome older volunteers. You can help support our students on the farm, help our adults with their gardening enterprise, make charity bags for donations, join our sewing bee making things to sell at fayres, help on reception, serve refreshments, clean our buses, help with admin, bring us fresh fundraising ideas, support our adults in their homes and help teach disabled adults life skills and more! Why not give us a call, we'd welcome your input ... [More]
Kent Coast Volunteering - Thanet Hub
We promote volunteering, matching individuals who would like to give something to their community through volunteering, to community-based organisations who need their help (and vice versa).
We offer training and support to volunteers and organisations. We also help businesses large and small to participate in employer-supported volunteer schemes within the community. We also manage volunteer-led projects including the Volunteer Transport Scheme, Thanet Good Neighbours Service, Thanet Over Fifties Forum and "Your Time". ... [More]
Kent Time Credits
Time credits recognises the valuable contributions people make to their communities and others and offer access to new and interesting opportunities as a thank you. ... [More]
Margate Lifeboat Fundraising Committee
Fundraising activities and Lifeboat shop. New Branch members and volunteers welcome. ... [More]
Marie Curie Cancer Care
We help people with cancer & their families. We provide free practical nursing care at home & specialist care at hospices. We provide care for all terminal illnesses in Kent. Opportunities for volunteers. ... [More]
Networking Lunch for voluntary, community, public or charity sector
A networking event open to any organisations working within the voluntary, community, public or charity sector locally. An opportunity to share your services and work together to make Thanet a stronger community.
Each month we have a guest speaker, followed by the opportunity for everyone round the room to give a brief update on their group, charity, or service.
Networking Plus - We work with Academy FM Thanet to offer attendees the opportunity to record a 'Community Action' for broadcast on Academy fm in rotation with other charity messages live on 107.8fm. Join our mailing list today! ... [More]
Aspirations is a free service that can help you if you feel that your mental health is standing in your way. One to one support to move people closer to their goals including: managing mental well being, regaining confidence increasing social activities, preparing for work or volunteering, making new friends, updating skills such as IT, Maths & English.
We can help you:
feel more in control of your mental health
feel more confident in yourself
find work, volunteering, or education. ... [More]
The Powell-Cotton Museum is home to the Powell-Cotton family's extraordinary collection of natural history, ethnography and fine and decorative arts. Quex House, the Powell-Cotton family home, invites you into the lives of this remarkable family. ... [More]
QEQM Hospital League of Friends
Fundraising organisation for QEQM Hospital ... [More]
Ramsgate Lifeboat Fundraisers
Come together to raise money and provide support for the station & the RNLI. Ring or email to find out more. ... [More]
Red Zebra Community Solutions
We provide advice and support to voluntary and community organisations across East Kent. Services for Thanet-based organisations can benefit from our services on a paid-for consultancy basis. ... [More]
Richmond Fellowship ( Thanet Community Service) Mental Health
individuals with mental health difficulties become more socially
included in their communities. Find out more on our website below. ... [More]
RSPCA - Isle of Thanet Branch
Care & prevention of cruelty to animals. We provide advice, micro-chipping, neutering, re-homing & rehabilitating of animals. Volunteers needed ... [More]
Sarah Thorne Theatre CIC
A community-based theatre production company, run with the help of volunteers. We present a wide range of productions throughout the year aimed at the local East Kent community and beyond, all at reasonable prices. Productions include fundraising, amateur dramatics, schoolchildren's shows, and a professional programme including a summer repertory and annual pantomime. You can become a friend of the Theatre for just 18 pounds a year, offering discounted rates for up to six tickets at productions throughout the year. Volunteering opportunities are also available, including in the Box Office. ... [More]
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Stroke Association Family & Carer Support
We provide practical advice, essential information and emotional support for those who have had a stroke or for their loved ones. All ages. Form filling, benefits, home visits, friendship and more ... [More]
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Thanet Community Development Trust
We are a Trust based in Ramsgate aiming to improve the lives of those within the Thanet District who are some way disadvantaged. We generally do this by providing free courses such as Emergency First Aid training, CSCS training, and UK Online. ... [More]
Thanet Good Neighbours Service - Befriending
The Thanet Good Neighbours Service works with a team of dedicated volunteers in the Thanet community to help reduce the feeling of loneliness in older people through befriending (phone or face-to-face), assisted shopping, dog walking, social events, decluttering. ... [More]
Thanet Over Fifties Forum (TOFFS)
The voice of older people in Thanet. Membership is FREE, entitling you to six informative newsletters a year. There are six public meetings a year, too, offering talks on issues of local and national significance, such as pensions and health care. ... [More]
The Garden Gate
A community garden for all to attend and also volunteer to help out. Come along and help with gardening. Self run art group, making cards to raise funds to support project. Make things from Hazel, willow and sweet chestnut ... [More]
The Hornets Boxing Club
We are a community group catering for all ages and sexes. We teach skills, fitness, strength, confidence, discipline, team work and fun. Sessions are taken by highly motivated coaches with inside knowledge of what makes good boxers. We have ladies boxercise classes, male fitness classes, as well as boxtots (4 to 6 year olds) and a family boxing session so you can train with your mums, dads, aunts, uncles and children in 1 session. If you have an interest in boxing but aren't able to play, we would also love to hear from you as we have a variety of exciting volunteering opportunities on offer. ... [More]
The Secret Jungle
An inclusive play area designed around the needs and wishes of disabled children, that can be accessed by the whole family and the wider community. Working together to create a safe environment in which everyone can play. ... [More]
We are a not for profit organisation who offer all kinds of help for older people to use the computer. We provide training & support via remote access to your computer. We work on a membership basis (small fee applies) & then all our courses are free. We are members of the Open College Network & have been running for over 12 years. We offer online support & also provide 2 twice-monthly drop-in sessions - one in Rumsfield Road Broadstairs & one in Birchington village centre. We can help with emails, web surfing, online security, saving money online, Skype & more.Volunteers help us to help you. More volunteers are always welcome. ... [More]
Trinity Resource Centre
We provide friendship teas,afternoon excursions, armchair exercises, silver song clubs, line dancing and Zumba, a befriending service, an extensive information point and minibus service. Also run Dementia support cogs club. ... [More]
Volcare - Canterbury & Thanet
Flexible home based respite care for CARERS on a planned and occasional basis. Can be for one day, a weekend or one/two weeks. The service is fully funded by Social Services. Service includes cover for Thanet ... [More]
Volunteer Transport Scheme (Thanet Volunteer Bureau)
Transport provided by volunteer drivers to take elderly or disabled people to medical appointments (hospital, dentist, doctors etc). There is a small annual membership fee plus mileage charge. Please contact us for details. ... [More]
Your Time Social Group - Ramsgate
Social activity afternoon every Weds. We provide a variety of activities including arts & crafts, musical entertainment, chair-based exercise, raffles, quizzes and more. Refreshments provided (small admission fee to cover costs) Phone and computer help. ... [More]
Your Time Social Group - Westbrook
Social Morning for older people. Come along and meet new friends, have a chat, refreshments and take part in different activities every week such as cards, quizzes, chair exercises, games, dancing, singing, boccia and crafts. The group can also suggest ideas for activities. Phone and computer help. Affordable transport may be available. Monthly day trips out with TCTA, please ask. ... [More]
If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please feel free to call the Thanet Community Support Partnership on 01843 609337 and we will do our best to help you.