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Kent SAiFE (Supported Accommodation in a Family Environment)

Accommodation and support for young people throughout Kent, enabling them to successfully make the transition from care to independence. Previously known as Kent Supported Lodgings.

Young people aged 16-years-old and over | Throughout Kent

Young care leavers are supported with the transition from the care system to adulthood, gaining independent living skills in a stable family environment.

Kent SAiFE was previously known as Kent Supported Lodgings.

Support provided

This service provides accommodation and support for young people so they can live within a family-type environment whilst acquiring the skills and emotional resilience necessary to live independently.

The approved hosts within this scheme receive comprehensive training plus ongoing support and supervision from dedicated supported accommodation officers.


Kent SAiFE is a growing service and we welcome expressions of interest from people who wish to become SAiFE hosts. Please email  or call 01233 223761 for more information. All hosts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Referral options for this service

You can't refer yourself
You can't refer family or a friend
You can't refer a client

Referrals are received from Kent County Council.

Volunteer and placement opportunities

You can volunteer for this service
You can get a placement at this service

We welcome volunteers to assist with administration tasks.