Community and Day Centres

What does it do?

Day centres:

Vishwa Hindu Parishad

10 Thornton Row
Thornton Heath
20 8240 1686

Croydon Over 60 Club
Thackery House
58 Addiscombe Road
Croydon
CR0 5PH
020 8680 0084
  • A Lunch & Activity club for the over 60's resident in Croydon area. We run I.T Training, Art Group, Exercise Group, Reflexology, Hairdresser, Chiropodist, have outings and holidays, and try and enjoy life with good company and conversation. £25 p.a, Lunch £5
  • Open 9:30am to 3:30pm Monday to Saturday
South Croydon Centre
St. Peter's Hall
Ledbury Road
South Croydon CR0 1EP
020 8681 7948
  • Information and advice service. Lunches, snacks available. Activities include: bingo, dominoes, quizzes, outings and entertainment.
  • Transport can be arranged by prior appointment 020 8681 7948
  • Monday to Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm.
  • Disabled Facilities: Easy access for wheelchairs (slope to entrance). Inside premises all on level. Access to toilets on level. Disabled toilet available.
Selsdon Centre for the Retired
132 Addington Road
Selsdon
CR2 8LA
020 8651 1111
  • Information and advice service. Luncheons, light refreshments and leisure activities for retired people, serving the area of 1.5 mile radius of Selsdon library. Minibus transport provided for less mobile. Meals on wheels delivered locally. Alternate Sunday luncheon, Social, Outings, Activities, Lunch Club.
  • Transport can be arranged by prior appointment.
  • Activities include: hairdressing, reflexology, bingo, outings, group meetings, kepfit, music group, and alzhimers carers group
  • Weekdays, 10:00am to 2:30pm
  • Disabled Facilities: Easy access and toilet.
Enmore Road Lunch Club and Pop-In
Enmore Road
South Norwood SE25 5NT
020 8656 7527
  • We provide a 2 course meal including vegetarian if required.
  • Transport can be arranged by prior arrangement.
  • Activities include: bingo, sequence dance, movement to music, outings, entertainment and talks.
  • Lunch Club - Monday or Thursday
  • Pop-in - Monday to Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm
Norbury Pop-In
Norbury Methodist Church
Pollards Hill North
SW16 4NL
020 8679 6792
  • Lunch Club - we provide a range of hotmeals
  • As well as serving a range of hot meals, we hold a Coffee Morning on the first Wednesday in the month (except January & August). We also arrange theatre outings and sometimes river trips during the summer
  • Monday to Friday 10:30am to 2:30pm
Croydon African Caribbean Family Organisation
40 Northwood Road
Thornton Heath CR7 8NJ
020 8771 9700
  • Advice, information, counselling, support on wide range of issues.
  • Hotline for children (and their parents) who have been excluded from school. School for excluded children. After school / homework club.
  • Luncheon club for the elderly. Meals available British, Caribbean, Vegetarian, etc
  • Transport can be provided (advise in writing).
  • Other services: arts and crafts, sewing class, flower arrranging, cake decorating, keep fit, baking, bingo, chess, drafts, dominos and snooker.
  • Membership fee: £6 for annual membership for members
  • Public transport: Bus, 250
  • Access: Disabled access: Wheelchair ramp, toiletTransport: Own minibus
Upper Norwood Association Community Care Centre
Waterside Centre Avenue Road
South Norwood
SE25 4DX
020 8761 9216
  • Luncheon club (serviced at 12.30pm must be ordered by 11.15am in person or by telephone (0208 670 4524 Snack bar (from 11.00am - 2.00pm) On an ad hoc basis: befriending, escorting, shopping, letter writing, help with form filling Information and advice Age Concern Surgery - twice a month e.g. alarm fitting etc.
  • Home stock of light bulbs energy savings-issue free of charge Hairdresser by appointment - once a fortnight (Tuesday) Basic computer training
  • Nicole Wells, co-ordinator Age range: 50 years old plus Membership requirement: (fee £8.00 per year)
  • Local Public transport: buses 157, 249, 410, 417, 450, dial a ride, volunteers cars Monday to Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm.
  • Disabled Facilities: Slope for access, disabled toilet, wheelchairs, zimmers and walking sticks for loan.
Parchmore Community Centre Lunch Club & Pop-In
55 Parchmore Road
Thornton Heath CR7 8LY
020 8653 7353
  • Age Range: 64 years old plus Membership requirement: Live in the Borough, self medicate, able to use the toilet
  • Pick up bus service
  • POP-IN
  • Information, advice and support
  • Meals on legs - meals are taken out to house bound elders (must be care manager referrals) Tea, coffee and light refreshments Confidential advice and information given by professionals on improving your emotional and mental wellbeing Family Liaison shopping project - one a week pick up from home Transport to appointments Surgery for hard of hearing/social group Chiropodist Letter writing and filling in forms Home safety Cancel appointments News sheet delivery Introduction to computer
  • Project Manager: Rev. Andrew Sheppard-Dart
  • Disabled access: Wheelchair ramp, toilet
Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired
Grange Park
Recreation Ground
Coulsdon Road
Old Coulsdon CR5 1EH
01737 554386
  • Affordable lunches, snacks, tea and coffee available. No membership. Open to everyone. Some social activities
  • Tuesday - Bridge Club 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Thursday - Snooker am only
  • Provides an opportunity to socialise and make friends
  • Public transport: Buses: 60, 404, 409, 466
  • Contact Person: Mrs Iris Holah
  • Monday to Friday: 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Access: Flat path, disabled toilet, wheelchair-friendly minibus
New Addington Pop-In
Salcot Crescent
New Addington
01689 841176

Who it is for?

We provide a number of community and day centre services for older people, adults with physical disabilities, mental health problems and sight or hearing impairments.

Where it is available?

Local service (Croydon).

How to access or apply for it:

see contact details

What to expect then:

You must be referred to attend one of our day centres. Contact Social services for adults on 020 8726 6500 or email Referral.team@croydon.gov.uk

Taberner House
Park Lane
Croydon CR9 3JS

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Info last updated:

12/02/2013