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The Umbrella Centre - Canterbury

The Canterbury Umbrella Centre is a Charity Community Centre that is open to everybody and particularly provides support to people with mental health problems.

Umbrella is located in a purpose built centre designed as a place where people can come and feel welcomed and supported.



Please can all students and volunteers looking for a placement make an appointment prior to dropping in.

Student placements ask to see Hannah.

Volunteers ask to see Anna.[more]


Health trainer drop in sessions starting up again at the centre on the 7th/06/16 at 13.30.


Healthy Eating class is starting on the 17th/06/16

from 1.30pm -3.30pm for the next six weeks.


Yoga will now held on every Monday and Thursday.


Kent adult Education are running a work ready programme here at the centre twice a month.


This Month Fundraising event is a Music Extravaganza which is being held here at the centre in conjunction with the Thaig foundation on the

10th/06/16 at 11.30 please tell a friend .


The Centre is no longer open on a Saturday.



Thank you to the forest of blean rotary club for their kind donation of £500!


Big Thank you to our local Marks and Spencer

branch for their weekly surplus food donation




Thank you to Canterbury and Herne Lions for your kind donation of £100.

May's Sponsored fundraising walk has raised £970  so far massive thank you everyone that took part .


Thank you to our local Nandos for their delicious chicken.




Police Surgery starting at the centre soon dates tbc


The Canterbury Umbrella in conjunction with KMPT, will be restarting the Recovery workshops from in July dates to be confirmed.


August trips to Brighton and Hasting are in the pipe line dates to be confirmed





Please remember cookery classes are back every Thursday at 2pm





A range of activities are available for the members of Canterbury Umbrella. [more]

  • Pool & Table Tennis
  • Computer Room
  • Yoga
  • walk and talk
  • work ready
  • Chairobics
  • Art group
  • quiz club#
  • Peer suport groups.
  • Recovery group
  • Bi-polar
  • Rethink carers support
  • AA
  • CA
  • Benefit Advice
  • Epelepsy


Donations from Individuals, Businesses, Trusts and Foundations are vital to Canterbury Umbrella to support our work. The money given is used wisely and directly on the crucial help we provide to people with mental health needs and those who are lonely and isolated. [more]






Umbrella Centre


The Umbrella Centre Canterbury
St. Peters Place
Kent CT1 2DB
Tel: 01227 767660


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