HLC Dartford

The Healthy Living Centre Dartford is a friendly, community-led service.  The aim of the centre is to promote healthy lifestyle choices in Dartford and surrounding areas through providing access to exercise and activity sessions, help to give up smoking, advice, information and support to make healthy, positive choices for individuals and families, opportunities to volunteer and learn new skills.  

....... Volunteer for us ........
at the Healthy Living Centre


  Follow us on acebook and twitter

Supporting where needed

The HLC is always willing and able to support any organisation that require its services, working closely with Porchlight and their Clients, Sanctuary, Carers First, CGL, and NHS (Quitsmoking) to name but a few.

If you have any projects and you wish to engage with the local community then why not pop by to discuss further.

For further information phone 01322 311265

or email info@hlcdartford.org.uk

What's On At HLC This Month

Click Here to see what's happening at HLC

Tuesday Brunch Club

Tuesday Brunch Club

Thyme to Cook 

Our popular cookery classes

at YMCA - Round House,
Overy St, Dartford DA1 1UP
Mondays from 11am to 1pm

Now also at Tree Community Centre,
Cedar Road, Dartford DA1 2RS
Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

To book a place / learn more phone 01322 311265

Healthy Living in Dartford
  • Help Us Help You

    Click here for the NHS guide to keeping well this winter.

  • One You

    Take the One You free health quiz to see how you score.

  • Love Food, Hate Waste

    Food waste is a major issue. We throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every year, the majority of which could have been eaten. Find out how to reduce waste and save money too!

What's On @ HLC

The Community Cafe
is open on Wednesdays
from 10am to 2pm

at The YMCA Round House,
Overy Street, DA1 1UP

Quality home-cooked food!
Reasonable prices!
IT Classes
Sessions are based at the YMCA Roundhouse, Overy Street.
on Thursdays and Fridays
10.00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 3:00
Job Club
at the YMCA Roundhouse, Overy Street.
Wednesdays from 10-12 noon.

Why not stop by and see a professional to discuss your opportunities, have an Initial Assessment, draw up an Action Plan, write a CV, Job Search and anything else.

Training Courses
We continue to work with organisations such as Response and National Express Foundation to host a variety of training courses.
See the Training
page for current opportunities.

Courses for the Autumn -
Health & Safety (level 2)
Bath Fizzers

The Healthy Living Centre are working in Partnership with ICS (Irish Community Service) on a number of projects. 

Advice and Advocacy (Housing advice, Disability benefits, Form Filling, Pensions, Welfare benefits, Signposting
Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 10 - 12noon
Teas, coffees and other support available

Teacake Club

Exercise Sessions @ Tree


Dance based and other exercise
at Tree Community Centre - Click for larger images

Need a Confidence Boost? 

Being Assertive is a training course of six mornings, over six weeks, of assertiveness and confidence building aimed to help improve your communication skills – at work, in your ‘community’, and in your personal relationships.

It is intended for adults over 18 years of age who want to improve their self confidence and communication skills. 

Courses run at regular intervals.
Next course:
St. Edmunds Living Well,
Temple Hill, Dartford, DA1 5ND.
Wednesdays October 30th to December 4th
from 10:00am – 01:00pm
6 weekly sessions.
Contact Simon on 07956 863 879 to book your place.

Click here for Course Details

Healthy Living Centre Dartford is a Company Limited by Guarantee (England and Wales) Company No 07409535. Registered Charity No 1142458.
R/O Tree Estate Community Centre, 46 Cedar Road, Dartford DA1 2RS 01322 311265 // info@hlcdartford.org.uk
Community Web Kit provided free by BT
Cookies and Privacy | Charity Number: 1142458