Mind BLMK Crisis Cafes

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Mind BLMK are collaborating with East London Foundation Trust (ELFT) in Central Bedfordshire, Luton and Bedford to provide crisis services for people in need of mental health support. The Crisis Cafe’s are safe, non-judgemental spaces that people can access if they are in crisis or mental distress in the evenings, and are staffed by trained mental health workers who will listen and help identify ways to address the problems being faced.

The Crisis Cafe’s are for anyone aged 18+ who is experiencing mental distress or crisis. Each Crisis Cafe operates a drop in service and no appointments is required.

In Central Bedfordshire:

  • Houghton RegisTownsend Court, Mayer Way, Houghton Regis. LU5 5BF
    • Open between 5pm and 11pm on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Biggleswade, The Lawns Resource Centre, The Baulk, Biggleswade. SG18 0PT
    • Open between 5.30pm and 11pm on Thursday and Friday

In Luton:

  • Luton Crisis Cafe, Luton Wellbeing Centre, 46-56 Dumfries Street, Luton. LU1 5BP
    • Open seven days a week, 365 days of the year between 5pm and 11pm

In Bedford:

  • Bedford Crisis Cafe, Florence Ball House, Bedford Health Village, 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford. MK40 2NX
    • Open seven days a week, 365 days of the year between 5pm and 11pm

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