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The Hub staff have become like family and friends to me and I am now a volunteer at the Hub which is amazing, learning a lot of new things

Do you want to get involved in community activities and connect with other people?

Studies show that feeling isolated and unable to make connections with others has a negative impact on mental health.

If you are experiencing a mental health problem, this can affect your social life in many ways. Our Social Networking service, The Hub, accepts that people need help and support to be part of their community and connect with others.

Mind in Croydon’s Social Networking Service, known as The Hub, is based in central Croydon and provides support for people who are experiencing or recovering from mental health problems to engage in activities in the community as part of their recovery.

The Hub also provides a safe place for people who are lonely and isolated to meet and socialise with people and a place for them to receive practical help and advice.


What sort of activities do we have?

There are a range of activities, including those that involve:

  • Sport and exercise
  • Faith and cultural communities
  • Education
  • Arts and crafts
  • Volunteering
  • Family and neighbourhood


The type of help people can receive:

Clients can expect to:

  • Receive one to one support from a Social Networking Caseworker
  • Agree a support plan with the Caseworker
  • Connect with services that will help to improve their life
  • Work towards agreed goals
  • Receive regular reviews

The Hub also aims to help people with practical support including:

  • Outreach Support
  • Community issues 




The Hub has helped me to feel good about myself and a bit more positive

Lots of respect to you all. Thank you for having me. Keep up the great work. You helped me when I was at the bottom of my life, now I am heading to the top, where I want to be

The Hub has helped me with my paperwork and linked me to Welfare Benefits


Referrals to this service

Please see The Hub leaflet for the referral form. Forms can be posted or emailed to Fairfield House to


Contact Details

Mind in Croydon
Fairfield House
10 Altyre Road
East Croydon

Tel: 020 8688 1210  (option 1)
Fax: 020 8680 0642


Open: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00

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