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Domestic Abuse Volunteer Support Services

From Swanley in the north, through Sevenoaks, to Tunbridge Wells in the south we are a West Kent charity supporting men and women experiencing domestic abuse.

Help Line available from 10.00am to 1.00pm weekdays: 01892 570538

This service will support you, the person experiencing abuse, to explore all the options available to you, enabling you to make informed decisions.

Victim Support

We are the national charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected across England and Wales. We also speak out as a national voice for victims and witnesses and campaign for change

We are not a government agency or part of the police and you don't have to report a crime to the police to get our help. You can call us any time after the crime has happened, whether it was yesterday, last week or several years ago

We have offices throughout England and Wales and we run the Witness Service in every criminal court

Call our Victim Supportline on 0845 30 30 900 to get help now

Kent Trading Standards

We help protect consumers and support responsible businesses by ensuring a fair trading environment.

You can find detailed advice and guidance on all trading standards matters on our Kent Trading Standards website.

The site includes:

  • support and advice for businesses
  • consumer advice
  • information for young people  


Kent residents can contact the consumer direct team or call 08454 04 05 06 to speak to an advisor.


Staff at our area offices will respond as quickly as they can to any requests for help from small businesses in their area about any of the legislation we enforce.

Please note that consumer advice is not available from area offices.

If you are a business based in our West Kent area (covering Gravesend, Dartford, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone) telephone 01732 525291 or email us.

The Sherwood Plan

The Sherwood Plan is a partnership between Town & Country Housing Group and Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, set up to regenerate the physical and social infrastructure of the estate and improve the life chances of its residents.

Royal Tunbridge Wells Town Forum

The Royal Tunbridge Wells Town Forum is a partnership between Residents' Representatives and ward Councillors in the town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, the unparished area of the Borough of Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

It was formed in July 2005 with the purpose of addressing local issues.