Mind BLMK’s Wellbeing Centre in Luton offers a range of services to support better mental health across the borough.
Luton Wellbeing Centre
We offer a safe, non-judgmental space to take part in group activities, chat with others over a cuppa, play a game, read a book, or just sit quietly over some mindful colouring. Our sessions are facilitated by our recovery workers who can also provide information about other services available locally and on ways to support your well-being.
- The centre run a women’s group runs every week for 2 hours on Friday, from 12.30pm until 2.30pm.
- They also have a men’s group runs every Friday morning from 10.30am – 12.00pm.
The service is based at 46-56 Dumfries Street, Luton LU1 5BP and can be contacted on 0300 330 0648 or email@example.com
Lighthouse Young People's Group
Lighthouse Young People's Group is aimed at those aged 18 – 30 year olds.
Based at the Luton Wellbeing Centre, Lighthouse is a free social and activity group that supports the mental health and wellbeing of young people.
Groups are lead by one of the centre recovery workers and will include discussions around a variety of wellbeing topics including ways to build resilience and self care. Open every Thursday between 1.00 – 2.30 pm at Luton Wellbeing Centre, 46-56 Dumfries Street, Luton. The group can also be accessed via Zoom.
Peer support groups offer a safe space for people to share their own mental health experience and recovery journey and feel heard and supported by others. The groups will be led by a Peer Support Worker with lived experience of mental health and built-on shared personal experience and empathy with a focus on working towards wellbeing and recovery.
Mind BLMK Crisis Cafés are safe, non-judgemental spaces that you can come to if you find yourself in crisis or mental distress in the evenings. You will be met by a trained mental health worker who will listen and help you identify ways to address the problems you are facing.
- Luton Crisis Café: Luton Wellbeing Centre, 46-56 Dumfries Street, Luton, LU1 5BP. Open seven days a week, 365 days of the year, between 5.00pm – 11.00pm.
If you would like further information about Crisis Cafés, please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org or call via: 0300 330 0648 (open 9am – 4:30pm). Please note that they cannot offer crisis support over the phone during these hours.
Mind BLMK Young Person’s Sanctuaries are safe, non-judgemental spaces that you can come to if you find yourself in crisis or mental distress in the evenings. You will be met by a trained mental health worker who will listen and help you identify ways to address the problems you are facing.
Who are the Young Person's Sanctuaries for?
- Young people (14-17yrs) who are experiencing severe mental distress or crisis.
- Young people are welcome to bring anyone from their support system.
- Young people do not need to be known to mental health services to attend.
The Bedford Young Person’s Sanctuary is based at Young Person’s Hub ResoLUTiONs, 89 Castle Street, LU1 3AJ: (Mon-Fri, except Tues). Open on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays only from 4pm -10pm to begin with.
If you would like further information about the Young Person’s Sanctuary, please email on: YPS@mind-blmk.org.uk (open 9.00am – 4:30pm).
Talking Therapies can help you to improve your wellbeing. Everyone who refers themselves for help will receive a screening assessment. This is normally 30-40 minutes and can take place over the telephone or face-to-face. After this screening assessment the clinician will discuss with you which options they feel would best meet your needs.
Contact the service on 0300 555 4152 or email@example.com or you can Refer Yourself via our Online Assessment.