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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]


Free IT course level 1 starting on Thursday 21st 10-12, please see Anna or Hannah for details


Yoga will now held on every Monday and Thursday.


Sponsored Walk on the 6th/5/16 please see Anna or Hannah for details.


Centre will be closed on the 2nd and 3oth of May for Bank hoilday


The Centre is no longer open on a Saturday.


Dance movement psychotherapy classes have begun every friday at 1pm! all welcome


Thank you to the free masons for your kind donation of £250, it's hugely appreciated


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


Big Thank you to our local Marks and Spencers branch for their weekly surplus food donations.


Thank you to our local Nandos for their delicious chicken.




Police Surgery starting at the centre on Friday 10th July at 14.00hrs-16.00hrs.


The Canterbury Umbrella in conjunction with KMPT, will be holding Recovery workshops from the 5th/5/15.

Time;12.15 -2.45. for further

details please contact Anna.


Introduction to basic Food hygiene course starting on 29th/march/16. please see Anna or Hannah for registration.


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
  • Keep-Fit
  • Yoga
  • walk and talk
  • Job Club
  • 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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