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SMILE Café

SMILE Café is a weekly pop-up cafe, providing refreshments and respite - primarily for Carers and those adults with additional or mental health needs eg dementia, learning disabilities, mental health problems, strokes and head injuries. It is manned by community volunteers and managed by PASTEL CIC.

PASTEL also run the following Clubs:

PASTEL Wellbeing Club which aims to relieve stress, foster self-expression and promote happiness. The club runs weekly on a Friday, for 2 hours (10am to mid-day) at The Fromus Centre, Seaman Avenue, invSaxmundham. The cost, per 2-hour session, is £8.

PASTEL Cooking Club is a place to come and relax in a welcoming setting. We cover food hygiene and preparation, alongside simple cooking of hors d'oeuvres, various breads and pastas as well as cakes and salads in the summer. The cooking is in a small sociable group - learning life skills and making friends at the same time, and is a 3-hour session. Cost is £12. 

PASTEL Saturday Youth Club which caters for young adults with learning disabilities, aged 13-26. PASTEL provides a wide range of social, educational & learning, leisure & recreational opportunities. These meaningful and engaging activities offer new experiences to develop people's independence skills and group working. he PASTEL Saturday Club runs on the 1& 3rd Saturdays of every month, from 10.30am to 3.30pm, at the Fromus Centre.

Costs of PASTEL Clubs covers the professional tutor, room hire, refreshments, the cooking ingredients and admin expenses. Free “taster sessions” are available.

Please contact us for further information.

Who to contact

Name
Don Tricker
Position
Volunteer Director, PASTEL
Telephone
01728 604944
Email
don.tricker@pastel.org.uk
Website
PASTEL Website
Social Media
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Address
The Fromus Centre
seaman Avenue
Saxmundham
Suffolk
Postcode
IP17 1DZ

Where to go

Name
SMILE Café
Address
The Fromus Centre
Seaman Avenue
Saxmundham
Suffolk
Postcode
IP17 1DZ
Area served
Saxmundham, Suffolk Coastal
Venue Email
don.tricker@pastel.org.uk
Venue Website
http://www.fromuscentre.org.uk
Parking details
Close to A12 and plenty of free car parking.
Transport
Close to bus routes and Sax rail station

Days & Times

Smile Cafe is Every Thursday 10am - 2pm.
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
For details on Pastel Clubs
please visit their website.

Other details

Cost Details
Free entry to Cafe. There is a fee to attend the PASTEL Clubs, as mentioned.
Referral required?
No
Age Groups
Adults
Accessibility
Disabled Parking, Adapted Toilet
Notes

Running every Thursday from 10am to 2pm

Last Updated
04/03/2018

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Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

SMILE Café is a weekly pop-up cafe, providing refreshments and respite - primarily for Carers and those adults with additional mental needs eg dementia, learning disabilities, mental health problems, strokes and head injuries. It is manned by community volunteers and managed by PASTEL CIC.

Please contact us for further details about our Cafe and the clubs we run.

Telephone
01728 604944
Email
don.tricker@pastel.org.uk
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities

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