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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]


1st April umbrella will be hosting a confidence building workshop, please enquire.


We will be going swimming at the king's school on the 2nd April. Please enquire for details.


8th April we will be running a communication and listening skills workshop.


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.


we will be hosting our second flower arrangement workshop for mothers day on Wednesday 11th March, it will cost £5 for members and £10 for non members, inqure for spaces.


the next origami will be on Friday 13th March at 11.30


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




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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