What can the Gateway do for you?
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.
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.
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.
Sheppey Gateway Christmas opening times
Swale Borough Council services will be unavailable on the following dates_
- Wednesday 24 December 2014 - Library is open from 9am - 1pm
- Thursday 25 December 2014 - closed
- Friday 26 December 2014 - closed
- Wednesday 31 December 2014 - open until 4pm
- Thursday 1 January - closed
Council services will be available as usual on Saturday 27 December between 9am - 12 noon.
For more information on library opening times vist Kent County Council website.
Sheppey Gateway opening times
- Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 6.00pm - Council services available until 5.00pm (last appointment at 4.45pm)
- Late night Wednesdays - Council services available until 6.00pm. Housing services available from 12 noon (last appointment at 5.45pm)
- Saturdays 9.00am - 5.00pm - Customer services, housing and council tax benefit advice, available until 12 noon (last appointment 11.45am)
- Sundays - Closed
Where is the Gateway Located?
38 - 42 High Street, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1NL.
- Swale Borough Council
- Kent County Council
Other services accessible at Sheppey Gateway
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.
Drop in service available every Wednesday between 10:00am and 1:00pm for advice on money matters and debt management only.
Health Trainers offer free, confidential one-to-one support to help you make positive lifestyle changes.
Available by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling Freephone 0800 849 4000.
A national charity that works alongside people with mental health issues, aiding them towards leading independent lives as part of their community.
Drop in service available every Friday between 9:00am and 12 noon.
Providing direct advice and support to community organisations. Available by appointment only on Monday mornings. Appointments can be made by telephoning 01303 813790.
Providing a service to people experiencing common mental health conditions, including depression, general anxiety disorder and phobias.
Available by appointment only, every Friday from 9am - 1pm. Visit your GP who can then refer you for this service. You can also self-refer by calling 01795 439486.