Safe Havens offer out-of-hours mental health support to anyone over 18 in Kent and Medway.

Run by Mental Health Matters, the Safe Havens offer drop-in support to adults in crisis or heading towards a crisis. People can access one-to-one emotional support as well as help to create staying well and crisis plans.

No referral or appointment is required.

Out-of-hours support is delivered from community sites in Canterbury, Dartford, Folkestone, Gillingham, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone and Ramsgate. There are also co-located sites on hospital grounds in Medway and Thanet. View further details below. 

This service is not suitable for people needing urgent medical attention (for example, after self-harm). For urgent medical care please attend your nearest A&E or call 999.

For further information, please visit Mental Health Matters.

Opening times: Monday to Sunday from 6 to 11pm
Address: 22 - 23 North Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7EE
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Opening times: Monday to Sunday from 6pm to 11pm
Address: 18 Hythe Street, Dartford, DA1 1BX
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Opening times: Monday to Friday from 6 to 11pm, Saturday to Sunday from 12 to 11pm
Address: 3 Renedezvous Street, Folkestone, CT20 1EY
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Opening times: Monday to Sunday from 6 to 11pm
Address: The Sunlight Centre, Richmond Rd, Gillingham, ME7 1LX
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Opening times: Monday to Sunday from 6 to 11pm
Address: Kestrel House, Knightrider Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6LU
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Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 24 hours
Address: Medway Maritime Hospital, Windmill Road, Gillingham, ME7 5NY
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Opening times: Monday to Sunday from 6 to 11pm
Address: 42 High Street, Ramsgate, CT11 9AG
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Opening times: Monday to Sunday, from 8am to midnight.  
Address: Thanet Mental Health Unit, 164 Ramsgate Road, Margate, CT9 4BF
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Opening times: Friday to Sunday, 6 to 11pm
Address: Brains Matter Charity, 3 Culverden Park, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 9QT
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