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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]

News

Members meeting 20th March at 11.30am.

 

Buddies coffee morning 25th March from 11am -12.30pm, to discuss one to one support with reading, writing, maths and ICT.  Upstairs in rotary room.

 

Origami classes 27th March and 10th April from 11.30 - 12.30.

 

Easter cooking bonanza 1st April between 10.30 - 12.00pm. 

 

Easter raffle  to be held on Wednesday 1st April, after lunch.

 

1st April umbrella will be hosting a confidence building workshop, between 13.30 and 15.30.

 

Please note : Thursday 2nd April cookery class is cancelled due to the swimming trip.

 

We will be going swimming at the king's school on the 2nd April between 14.00 and 15.00.

 

8th April we will be running a communication and listening skills workshop between 10am and 11.30am.

 

16th +17th April the centre is pleased to offer a course in Makaton sign language, this will cost £27 and need to be paid upfront by the 31st March.

 

Please remember cookery classes are back every thursday at 2pm

 

 

 

Activities

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

 

 

Fundraising

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]


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Umbrella Centre

 

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

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