How to apply
You can ask for support yourself or you may be referred to us by
organisations such as housing departments, social services,
voluntary agencies and support services providers.
Accommodation based services
If you need to live in a supported housing scheme you can talk
to your local district or borough council, or social services
department about this.
You can refer yourself receive a floating support service,
or someone else such as a family member or social worker can do it
for you, as long as you agree. You can get the help you need
by filling in the following form and sending it to the
Supporting People team.
The team will match up your needs with the service that can best
meet them. If you already know the service you want to use you can
name them on the form.
People services directory will show you which
services are available in Kent. The service will contact you
and assess your housing support needs. Together you can plan to
deal with your problems.
You can also listen to an audio version
(MP3) of the Floating Support information leaflet.
Home Improvement Agencies
To contact your local Home Improvement Agency call the number
Ashford - 01233 613 783
Dartford and Gravesham - 01474 566 283
Dover - 01304 211 551
Shepway - 01303 244 434
Mid and West Kent - 01732 525 520
(Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells)
Thanet - 01843 855 550
To find out more about community alarms, contact your local
district or borough council
Audio version of Floating