Join our Virtual Recruitment Day - Mon 29 March

If you're looking for a career change, starting out or would just like to find out more about working for Aspens, the day will be the perfect opportunity to take that first step. Read more

Aspens Interviewed for BBC South East News!

Aspens staff and the people we support were interviewed for a feature on the COVID vaccine for BBC South East TV news. Thanks to all who took part - everyone did a great job! Read more

Eco-Minded Kiefer Raises Funds for Aspens

Kiefer, a member of Aspens' teens group, has been keeping himself busy during lockdown recycling items for 'Terracyle' and has raised almost £500 for Aspens! Read more

International Winner for our Fun February Quiz!

Thanks to all who joined us for our Fun February virtual quiz last night! The evening was a great success and it was wonderful to see so many familiar and new faces taking part - we even had an international winning team! Read more

Roving Vaccination Team Visit Aspens - Watch the Video!

A roving vaccination team visited our Cornford Lane site recently to give a group of the people we support their first dose of the Covid vaccine. Read more

Thank You for Generous Scrubs Donations!

A huge thanks to the groups and people who have so kindly donated hundreds of sets of scrubs, bags and twiddle mits for our staff and the people we support. Read more

Join us for 3rd Sector Care Awards Ceremony

Join us tomorrow for the virtual Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards Ceremony! Aspens is one of the finalists for the prestigious award's Campaigning for Change category. Read more

Aspens Courier - Read the Latest Issue!

Catch up on our news in the latest issue of our bi-monthly newsletter, The Aspens Courier. Read more

Join Our Team!

A fantastic opportunity to join our team of support staff at Fern in Pembury, Tunbridge Wells. Find out more about how you can make a difference to the lives of the people we support. Read more

Aspens Provide "Life Changing" Support for Family

With the government's recent announcement to launch a review of children's social care, we talk to Sharon, mum of Joe, who has ASD, about how Aspen's family specialist support team's help has been "truly life changing". Read more

COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Available for all Aspens Staff

We’re feeling hugely grateful that our Kent and Sussex staff are now able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Read more

Staying Connected in Lockdown 3

As we settle in to our third lockdown we know how important it is for our wellbeing to stay connected. Aspens runs a mixture of fun, educational and social online sessions to help those we support feel connected in these strange times. Read more

First Covid Vaccines for our Key Workers

An important moment in beating this awful virus took place this week - the first set of COVID-19 vaccinations for our key worker staff were administered at a local GP surgery. Read more

Update: All Shops and Cafe Closed

All of our shops, the Bluebell Cafe and our sites are closed following the government's announcement of a national lockdown, and will remain closed until further notice. Read more

Mental Health Support for Staff

We're committed to supporting our staff to maintain good mental health and have a number of options available for anyone who finds themselves struggling this festive period. Read more

Students' 'Hug-in-a-Bag' Gifts Raise Festive Cheer

Kind Social Care students at West and North Kent College have delivered personalised 'Hug in a Bag' gifts to those we support to spread some festive cheer. Read more

Autism & Learning Disabilities Workshops for Professionals

Aspens is one of the organisations delivering a programme of free, live virtual workshops for professionals working with children and young people with autistic spectrum conditions and learning difficulties and their families across Sussex, Kent and Surrey this spring. Read more

Fantastic Festive Feast in Store!

One of our residential services, Wentworth Close, is going to be celebrating Christmas in style this year, with special restaurant-style menus and fancy festive table decorations. Read more

Thank You for Giving Tree Gifts!

A huge thank you to the shoppers of Bluewater for their generous donations of gifts for the children and young people we support as part of The Giving Tree project this Christmas. Read more

Tier 4 Update

Update following the government announcement today that most of South East England will move into Tier 4 at midnight tonight. Read more

Unique Advent Calendars Make it a Happy Christmas for Mike & John

How unique, personalised advent calendars make Christmas a happier time for two of the people we support. Read more

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

We're starting to see some super-Christmassy looking spaces coming in now for our 'Most Festive Space' competition. Read more