We’ve put together a list of local services that are open over Christmas. We’ve started with ourselves and our opening times!
Address: The Basement, 15, Gertrude Street, London, SW10 0JN
Tel: 020 7376 4668
Services: Promotes mental health through purposeful activities. SMART offers work, training and social opportunities to people with mental illness. The public café offers drop-in services every day.
Open on Christmas Day from 10am – 4pm for a free drop-in (open to everyone) and for Christmas Day dinner at 1pm for those who reserve a place. Please note: We have now sold out of Christmas Lunch places.
Tuesday 24th December
10am – 4pm
Earl’s Court Community Project
Address: Saint Barnabas Church, 23 Addison Road, London W14 8LH
Tel: 020 7471 7030
Services: Centre will be running Christmas activities and provide free Christmas lunch on Christmas Day.
Open on 23rd (15:00-18.30), 24th (16:00-19:00) and 25th December (15:00-19:00). Closed from 26th December till 14th January 2013.
St. Cuthbert’s Earl’s Court
Address: 50 Philbeach Gardens, London SW5 9EB
020 7835 1389
Closed on Christmas Eve. Open Christmas Day 12-30-15.30. Free lunch served at 13:00. Open to everybody.
Closed on 26th and 31st December and 1st January 2013. Open on 27th& 28th December 2012 and 2nd January 2013 (10.30-15.30).
South Community Recovery Team
Address: Chelsea Chambers 262A Fulham Road, LONDON, SW10 9EL
Tel: 020 7349 6500
Services: Provides services to people with mental health problems in the community.
Closed on 25th -26th December 2012 and 1st Jan 2013.
Other Useful Contact Numbers
BEAT – Information for people affected by eating disorders
Tel: 0845 634 1414.
Offering a helpline service. Also offer support groups, postal and email contacts.
Open Monday-Friday 10:30 – 20:30, Saturday 13:00 – 16:30
MDF – Helpline for people with Bipolar disorder
Tel: 0845 634 0540
Also offer membership, legal advice, self-help groups, publications and travel insurance.
Open Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 17:00
Tel: 0845 766 0163
Information service for users of mental health services, carers, professionals and the public. Also offer factsheets and publications
Open Monday – Friday 09:15 – 17:15
No Panic – Helpline for people experiencing anxiety disorders
Tel: 0808 808 0545
Also run self-help groups and provide a range of support and information to those affected, families and carers
Open Monday- Sunday 10:00 – 22:00
Samaritans – Helpline offering emotional support
Tel: 0845 790 9090
Offering support to people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
Open every day, all day.
SANELINE – National out-of-hours mental health helpline
Tel: 0845 767 8000
Providing information and emotional support to anyone affected by mental health issues.
Open Monday – Sunday 13:00 – 23:00
Shelter – Free housing advice line
Tel: 0808 800 4444
Providing information and advice for people who are homeless or with a housing problem.
Open Monday – Sunday 08:00 – 00:00