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Catching Lives - Canterbury Open Centre


13 Station Road East


01227 464904


01227 455320




Service offered ^ back to top

Day centre for people who are homeless or in insecure or temporary accommodation. Referrals to emergency and longer term housing. Housing advice, including resettlement and tenancy sustainment. Mental health nurses daily. Showers, laundry, clothing, breakfast, lunch (free for rough sleepers). Care of address and free telephone use for non personal calls (i.e. regarding benefits, GP, Housing etc).

Target group

Rough sleepers, homeless people and those living in temporary or insecure accommodation.

Area served

Canterbury and East Kent.

How to contact ^ back to top

Drop-in or phone.

Opening times
Monday9am - 2pm
Tuesday9am - 2pm
Wednesday9am - 2pm
Thursday9am - 2pm
Friday9am - 2pm
Weekends9am - 2pm

Access information ^ back to top

Adapted toilets


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Volunteering and donations ^ back to top


Range of volunteering opportunities - see Volunteers page on the website.

Further information ^ back to top

Type of organisation

Registered Charity


9 staff.

Public transport

Opposite Canterbury East train station, 5 minutes walk from the bus station.

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