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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]


May highlights.

Westgate gardens spring activity trail. £1.50. Forms are available from behind the counter.


Exciting New project "Breaking Barriers" has started here at the centre.This is a joint venture with the students from Kent university.For more info please contact Anna at the centre.


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.


Bowling trip on 7th/05/15 at 1pm.For further details contact Hannah.


Informal Makaton workshop startson 1st/05/15.Everyone is welcome and sessions are free.



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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