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Catching Lives - Canterbury Open Centre


Catching Lives is an independent charity which is dedicated to supporting people who are homeless and vulnerable in Canterbury.

Some of the services offered include:

  • breakfast, lunch,
  • referrals to agencies including local food banks
  • use of washing machines and tumble dryers (detergent is supplied)
  • access¬†to toilets and showers
  • a postal address which is essential for claiming benefits, looking for work, or registering with a GP
  • use of a telephone
  • free access to computers and the¬†internet
  • support from partner agencies if you are a victim of domestic abuse
  • One to one support around benefits, housing and other issues
  • mental health support
  • needle exchange

For more information, please visit our website.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Graeme Solly
Contact Position
Project Leader
Telephone
01227 464904
E-mail
info@catchinglives.org
Website
https://www.homeless.org.uk/.../catching-lives-canterbury-open-centre

Where to go

Name
Catching Lives Open Centre
Address
Palmer House
Station Road East
Canterbury
Kent
Postcode
CT1 2RB
Notes

Open 7 days per week, every day of the year. 9am to 2pm.

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Daily from 9am to 2pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning
Session Information
Drop-in providing for basic needs
plus advice and advocacy.

Other Details

Age Range
18+
Notes

Catching Lives operate a day centre service, in Canterbury, 7 days a week. We cater for anyone over 18 but cannot allow children on the premises. 

We rely heavily on volunteers and community support. See our website or ring the centre for more details.

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