Space 2 Talk – drop ins and coffee mornings for parents

If you are you the parent or carer of a young person with a disability or an additional need you are welcome to join us at our Space 2 Talk drop-ins.

Space 2 Talk is a one stop shop for support in any area of additional/special needs, with a family support worker on hand to provide a listening ear over a coffee. Please note that no formal diagnosis is required for access to this service.

Take a break, have a mug of tea or coffee and meet other families on a similar journey.

Each session is attended by a Family Support Worker, who is available to help with specific issues you may be facing, either at the drop in, or via a one to one appointment afterwards.

You can access our family support workers at sessions in various venues across our region. These are the current dates:

You can also catch one of our Family Support workers at other drop ins run by partner organisations where we regularly attend. These include:

  • Cranbrook – A Space 2 Be Me Family Support Worker attends as a guest every other month at the Weald Parent Support Group facilitated by IASK. Find out more.
  • Tunbridge Wells – A Space 2 Be Me Family Support Worker attends as a guest at the ASD coffee morning organised by the STLS in Tunbridge Wells. Find out more.

Cranbrook

A Space 2 Be Me Family Support Worker attends as a guest every other month at the Weald Parent Support Group facilitated by IASK.

15th January 2019

  • Time: 10 am to 12 noon
  • Location: Cranbrook Children’s Centre, Cranbrook Primary School, Carriers Road, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3JZ

12th March 2019

  • Time: 10 am to 12 noon
  • Location: Cranbrook Children’s Centre, Cranbrook Primary School, Carriers Road, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3JZ

21st May 2019

  • Time: 10 am to 12 noon
  • Location: Cranbrook Children’s Centre, Cranbrook Primary School, Carriers Road, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3JZ

9th July 2019

  • Time: 10 am to 12 noon
  • Location: Cranbrook Children’s Centre, Cranbrook Primary School, Carriers Road, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3JZ

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East Malling

Dates to be confirmed shortly

  • Time: 9.30 am to 11.30 am
  • Location: East Malling Centre, Chapman Way, East Malling, ME19 6SD


Maidstone

14th January 2019

  • Time: 9.30 to 11.30 am
  • Location: Howard de Walden Centre, Bluett Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2UG

13th February 2019

  • Time: 12.30 to 14.30 pm
  • Location: Howard de Walden Centre, Bluett Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2UG

18th March 2019

  • Time: 9.30 to 11.30 am
  • Location: Howard de Walden Centre, Bluett Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2UG

24th April 2019

  • Time: 12.30 to 14.30 pm
  • Location: Howard de Walden Centre, Bluett Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2UG

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Tunbridge Wells

A Space 2 Be Me Family Support Worker attends as a guest at the ASD coffee morning organised by the Specialist Teaching and Learning Service (STLS).

22nd January 2019

  • Time: 1 to 3 pm
  • Location: Sunrise Children’s Centre, London Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 0RJ

26th March 2019

  • Time: 1 to 3 pm
  • Location: Sunrise Children’s Centre, London Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 0RJ

14th May 2019

  • Time: 1 to 3 pm
  • Location: Sunrise Children’s Centre, London Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 0RJ

16th July 2019

  • Time: 1 to 3 pm
  • Location: Sunrise Children’s Centre, London Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 0RJ

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Contact

It is helpful to us (but not essential) if you could let us know if you are planning to come along.

Please either call us in the office on 01622 764566 or email support@space2beme.org.uk.

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For more information about the drop-ins or if you would rather have a one to one chat with a Family Support Worker please call 01622 764566 or email support@space2beme.org.uk.