Canterbury City Council

Local authority housing team for the Canterbury District (including Herne Bay and Whitstable) for applications for social housing and discretionary housing payment.

Canterbury Citizens Advice

For advice relating to debt and welfare benefits.  

Kent Law Clinic

Free general legal advice including housing, benefits, and family law.

Canterbury Food Bank

Food Bank for Canterbury District, including Herne Bay and Whitstable.

herne bay community support

Support in Herne Bay on a range of matters including job search.

Catching Lives

Street homelessness in Canterbury.


Street homelessness in the South East. 


General advice from national homelessness charity. 


Online housing advice on a range of matters from national charity.