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Sheppey Gateway

What can the Gateway do for you?

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Sheppey Gateway, in the heart of Sheerness High Street provides you with access to a wide range of public, voluntary and community services. Whether you need to find information on registering a birth or finding out about a care home, you can get advice from us and Kent County Council services as well as accessing the library, use of computers and join up to educational courses. Other facilities include customer toilets with disabled access and a changing place facility.

Sheppey library

Offers members a wide range of services - free access to books, ebooks and eAudiobooks, as well as free use of computers, internet and many online resources. Information on renewing or reserving a library book and more can be found on the Kent County Council website.

Adult education

Skills Plus is a free service based at Sheppey Gateway, that provides a way of aiding people who may have gaps in their qualifications, or who are held back in their careers because they do not have the recognised qualifications they need in English or Maths. Offering help to brush up on those skills and earn national qualifications that can make the difference.

Kent Adult Education provides courses for individuals and bespoke courses for businesses in areas such as creative skills, health, sport, leisure and self development. Take a look at the new course programme and see what inspires you and book online.

All housing benefit and council tax enquiries are by appointment only. Appointments can be booked and cancelled online.

Our offices will be closed on bank holiday Monday 30 May and will re-open on Tuesday, 31 May

Sheppey Gateway opening times

Where is the Gateway located?

38 - 42 High Street, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1NL

View directions to get to us.

Useful contacts

Swale Borough Council

Kent County Council

Other services accessible at Sheppey Gateway

KCC Registrar

The Registration Service is responsible for the registration of births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships. Appointments can be made by calling 03000 41 51 51.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Drop in service available every Wednesday between 10:00am and 1:00pm for advice on money matters and debt management only.

NHS Health Trainers

Health Trainers offer free, confidential one-to-one support to help you make positive lifestyle changes.

Sheppey Your Way (Together)

A national charity that works alongside people with mental health issues, aiding them towards leading independent lives as part of their community.

Action with Communities in Rural Kent (Swale)

Providing direct advice and support to community organisations. Available by appointment only on Monday mornings. Appointments can be made by telephoning 01303 813790.


Addaction support adults, children, young adults and older people to make positive behavioral changes.
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