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.

Please note that since the Covid-19 lockdown started, Space 2 Be Me stopped its face 2 face support groups and drop ins as well as other activities. However we have successfully started offering virtual support groups via Zoom and our one to one family support service is available via telephone and email. If you need any help please contact support@space2beme.org.uk.

Virtual Space 2 Talk

We are currently holding our Space 2 Talk sessions via Zoom. If you would like to join in, please e-mail support@space2beme.co.uk and we will send you an invite. Upcoming dates are:

  • Thursday 21st May @ 7pm
  • Wednesday 3rd June @ 3pm
  • Monday 15th June @ 1pm to 2pm
  • Tuesday 23rd June @ 3pm to 4pm
  • Thursday 2nd July @ 8pm to 9pm – with guest speaker Beck Ferrari to discuss how to support children with anxiety. Spaces for this talk are limited and must be booked. For more information e-mail support@space2beme.org.uk.
  • Monday 6th July 3pm to 4pm
  • Thursday 16th July 1pm to 2pm

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.

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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.

Snodland

Wednesday 18th March 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 pm
  • Location: Five Acre Wood Satellite – Holmesdale School, Malling Road, Snodland, Kent ME6 5HS

Monday 11th May 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 pm
  • Location: Five Acre Wood Satellite – Holmesdale School, Malling Road, Snodland, Kent ME6 5HS

Wednesday 17th June 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 pm
  • Location: Five Acre Wood Satellite – Holmesdale School, Malling Road, Snodland, Kent ME6 5HS

Cranbrook

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


Tuesday 21st April 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 9.30 am to 11.30 am
  • Location: Cranbrook School, Sunshine Cafe, Carriers Road, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3JZ

Tuesday 9th June 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 9.30 am to 11.30 am
  • Location: Cranbrook School, Sunshine Cafe, Carriers Road, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3JZ

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East Malling

TBC

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


Maidstone

Thursday 26th March 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 09:30 to 11:30
  • Location: Howard de Walden Centre, Bluett Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2UG

Wednesday 22nd April 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 09:30 to 11:30
  • Location: Howard de Walden Centre, Bluett Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2UG

Thursday 14th May 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 12:00 to 14:00
  • Location: Howard de Walden Centre, Bluett Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2UG

Wednesday 3rd June 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 12:00 to 14:00
  • Location: Howard de Walden Centre, Bluett Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 2UG

Thursday 2nd July 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 09:30 to 11:30
  • 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).


Tuesday 24th March 2020 – Cancelled

  • Time: 12:00 to 15:00
  • Location: Sunrise Children’s Centre, London Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 0RJ

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Marden

No future dates at present

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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.