Christmas and New Year 2022 opening hours

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Details of when our services are open over the festive period can be found below.

We understand that mental health and dementia support is still vital over Christmas. If you need urgent help, please go to the bottom of the page where we have collated details of crisis services.

Lewisham Community Wellbeing
South East London Suicide Bereavement Support
Lewisham Dementia Support Hub
Greenwich Mindcare Dementia Support
Crisis help

All of our other services will be closed on Christmas Day and the Bank Holidays, and may be running a reduced service on other days over the festive period. Please contact individual services if you require more information, and do leave a message if necessary so that we can call you back.

We wish all of our clients a healthy and peaceful Christmas.

Lewisham Community Wellbeing

Lewisham Community Wellbeing

Lewisham Community Wellbeing will be running a limited service between 24 December 2022 – 3 January 2023.

Telephone support will be available from 9am – 5pm on all non-Bank Holiday days: 28, 29 and 30 December.

For help or information phone 020 3228 0760 / email contact@lewishamwellbeing.org.uk.

Visit the Lewisham Community Wellbeing page

South East London Suicide Bereavement service

Monday 26 December, Boxing Day: closed

Tuesday 27 December, substitute Bank Holiday for Christmas Day: closed

Wednesday 28 December: phone line and email open 10am – 3pm

Thursday 29 December: phone line and email open 10am – 3pm

Friday 30 December: phone line and email open 10am – 3pm

Monday 2 January, New Year’s Day: closed

On all working days not listed above, the South East London Suicide Bereavement service will be open from 9am – 5pm as usual. The service will be open for new referrals over the festive period and the team will contact people as soon as possible during the opening hours above. Face-to-face support is not available between 29 – 31 December, but remote support can still be provided.

Visit the South East London Suicide Bereavement Support page

Lewisham Dementia Support Hub

Monday 19 – Friday 23 December – service will operate as normal with over the phone and email support.

Monday 26 – Tuesday 27 December – closed for Bank Holidays and the festive period.

Wednesday 28 – Friday 30 December – service will operate as normal with over the phone support.

Sunday 1 – Monday 2 January – closed for Bank Holidays.

Tuesday 3  January – service will resume normal operation with over the phone and email support.

During Bank Holidays:

Please note that Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind does not provide a mental health or dementia crisis service. However, a message can be left on our voicemail on a relevant information for an ongoing cases or for self-referral to services:

For Lewisham Dementia Support Hub: Telephone number 0203 228 5961

While we do not provide a mental health or dementia crisis service, a message can be left on our voicemail for ongoing cases or for self-referral to services: call 0203 228 5961.

Visit the Lewisham Dementia Support Hub page.

Greenwich Mindcare Dementia Support

Monday 19 December  –  23 December: usual service, 9am – 5pm

Monday 26 December, Boxing Day: closed

Tuesday 27 December, substitute Bank Holiday for Christmas Day: closed

Wednesday 28 December – Friday 30 December: the service will operate as usual with additional phone support in case of emergencies.

Wednesday 4 January – Friday 6 January 2023: usual service, 9am – 5pm

While we do not provide a mental health or dementia crisis service, a message can be left on our voicemail for ongoing cases or for self-referral to services: call 0203 198 2222.

Visit the Greenwich MindCare Dementia Support page.

Crisis help

If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, please:

 

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