Copleston Centre

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The Copleston Centre has a well-established track record for community-based activities and services for people with mental health concerns. They provide a wide range of classes and sessions which bring people together. They offer a welcoming space where people can socialise and get in touch with their creative side. They are open to everyone, so please come along and find out more.

“It’s an opportunity to be yourself, in a social environment, but with no pressure,” explains Walter, who comes to various Creative Therapies sessions. “You can be as quiet as you want, you can engage as much as you want, it’s a very nice environment.”

The best way to find out is to see for yourself.  They have a range of open-access services such as:

Wednesday Drop-in (10.30am–12.30pm) 
A relaxed, friendly and inclusive atmosphere to enjoy a social space with games, healthy snacks, and with some creative therapies available. Everybody is welcome; come and check us out!

Thursday Art Cafe (2.15–3.45pm)
An open session where anyone of any ability is encouraged to express themselves through a range of media and techniques.
In addition, they provide therapeutic services, for which an assessment must be carried out:

Art Therapy (Thursdays 12.00–1.30pm), and a Counselling Service (individual and group sessions available on Mondays). To make an appointment please telephone: 020 7732 3435, or e-mail:

Silver Soca (Mondays 1.30am and 12.30 pm), Silver Soca is a popular Caribbean dance. This class is for older citizens that. To book a place please contact or 020 77323435.

Copleston Together

The Copleston Together Network is a group of local people, including those who have experienced mental health difficulties, who meet to socialise, eat together, support each other and attend affordable local events. The group enjoy a monthly lunch together at the Copleston Centre. Copleston Together is a Maintaining Health Partners project.
If you’re interested in attending, email the Copleston Together Network to be added to their mailing list and/or find out about upcoming events:

Contact Details

Centre: 020 7732 3435 Church: 07545 305798

Centre: Church:


Copleston Centre, Copleston Road, Peckham, London SE15 4AN

Other Info


By train: East Dulwich and Peckham Rye. By Overground: Peckham Rye. By bus: P13 (Stop: Copleston Road); 40, 42, 176, 185 and 484 (Stop: Elsie Road); P12, 12, 37, 63, 78, 197, 343, 363 (Stop: Peckham Rye Station or Heaton Road)

Other information:
Located at a church which is a local ecumenical partnership between the Church of England and the United Reform Church.

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