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Community Mental Health and Wellbeing

Shaw Trust provides a range of services to help people improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing. We work in partnership with local health services, charities and businesses to connect people with the services they need, when they need them. 
Shaw Trust’s community mental health and wellbeing services are available in Kent and Suffolk.

Live Well Kent (jumps to Live Well Kent content on page) 

Suffolk Employment Service (jumps to Suffolk Employment Service content on page)

Suffolk Wellbeing Service (jumps to Suffolk Wellbeing Service content on page)

Shaw Trust mental health services in Kent 

Live Well Kent
At Live Well Kent we help people to improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing. It is a free new service for anyone over 17.
Live Well Kent is delivered on behalf of Kent County Council and the NHS by two charities, Porchlight and Shaw Trust. Shaw Trust is the Strategic Partner in the West Kent and Ashford, Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group areas.

Shaw Trust’s Live Well Kent service includes individually tailored support to help people take control of their health and wellbeing. To find out more about the services we deliver please visit the Live Well Kent website: (opens in a new tab or window)
We are working with a range of providers to support the delivery of this service including (opens in a new tab):
You can view our interactive map for further details by clicking on the map (opens in new tab).

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If you would like to refer yourself or someone else to the Live Well Kent service, please ring us on 0800 567 7699 or email (opens in new window)

You can download our referral form (Microsoft Word, 128 KB, opens in a new tab or window). Completed forms should be emailed to the address above.

Shaw Trust mental health services in Suffolk 

Shaw Trust delivers two mental health and wellbeing services in Suffolk for those aged 18 and upwards.
Suffolk Employment Service
This service helps unemployed individuals with a mental health condition, learning disability, Asperger’s, or Autism to receive the support they need to move into work. The programme is voluntary and referrals can be made to it from Community Mental Health teams, GP surgeries, Jobcentre Plus, and training providers. The programme covers all of the county of Suffolk. Offices are based in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Lowestoft with outreach services offered in some smaller locations. Please call  01473 407019 to refer an individual to the service.
Suffolk Wellbeing Service
This bespoke service helps individuals to manage a range of workplace challenges including bullying, stress or harassment or at threat of redundancy. People who have been unemployed within the last six months can also benefit from the service.The programme covers Suffolk with the exception of the Waveney area. Offices are in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds. A self-referral to the service may be made by telephoning 0300 1231781 .
Live Well Kent
Contact us for further information on Shaw Trust’s mental health support services.
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