Well-bean Cafe Leeds Service Covid-19 update
The Well-bean Crisis Cafés is open 7 nights a week from 6pm-12am.We are currently operating all 1-1 supports over the phone and face to face supports via Zoom which can be downloaded free of charge on any android phone.
Zoom is like face time or skype, you can download it from the App store/play store for your phone, tablet or computer. (The team can talk you thorough this when you call)
The Crisis café staff will assess your needs at the point of referral and signpost to Mentally Healthy Leeds “Touchstone Loves Food Project” if you are unable to access food, we will also deliver this directly to you.
If you wish to make a referral please call:
The Well-bean Hope In a Crisis Café supports anyone in a crisis – it provides a safe place for people in crisis to go and to prevent avoidable attendances at A&E.
The Leeds Hope and Well-bean Crisis Café is a partnership between Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service and Touchstone (who are leading on the project). The café is funded to the end of March 2021 currently and runs at three different venues across the week from 6pm to midnight:
Saturday, Sunday and Monday – the WBC is at Lincoln Green Community Centre, Cromwell Mount (LS9 7JB)
Tuesday and Wednesday – the WBC is at Touchstone House, 2-4 Middleton Crescent, Beeston (LS11 6JU)
Thursday and Friday – the WBC is at New Wortley Community Centre, 40 Tong Road (LS12 1LZ)
What we offer:
We offer a non-clinical alternative to A & E, to reduce distress and work with people to resolve or better manage crisis.We offer one-to-one support and also a social space, where refreshments and hot food will be available.
Exclusions to access include:
- Acute intoxication
- Acute psychosis (only where this poses a risk to others)
- Alcohol withdrawal
- Injury which requires treatment
- Overdose/treatment or observations required
- Personal care