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Bedfordshire and Luton Recovery College

The 2024 prospectus (January to March) is out now (A4 version of our prospectus).

Bedfordshire and Luton Recovery College is part of the Bedfordshire Mental Health Academy which is a formal partnership with ELFT and the University of Bedfordshire.

  • The college is open to any adults who live or work in Bedfordshire and Luton.
  • Our courses and workshops focus on mental health well-being and recovery.
  • They are delivered by people with lived experience and professional experience.

We promote a positive student experience based on the principles of recovery and the values of the University of Bedfordshire and ELFT.

  • Opportunity
  • Choice
  • Hope
  • The University of Bedfordshire strives to offer transformational educational change in people’s lives
  • East London Foundation Trust's key values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive.

All of our courses and workshops are free of charge.


Bedford Wellbeing Centre
3 Woburn Road
MK40 1EG
United Kingdom

Telephone number
01234 263621 (Bedford) / 01582 708917 (Luton)

Courses are open to:

  • people age 18 and over  who live or work in Bedfordshire and Luton
  • people living with mental health problems, their carers, family and friends
  • colleagues from ELFT, local authorities and local partner organisations.

Our courses and workshops are facilitated by people with lived experience, professionals from ELFT and The University of Bedfordshire along with a range of partner organisations such as, Mind BLMK, Jobs HuB Bedford, DWP, Live Well Luton.

Timetable of courses are published 4 times per year.

Our face-to-face courses and workshops are being held on a limited basis due to the Coronavirus emergency but we are providing free online courses and workshops which are easy to access via Zoom.

  • To enrol on any of our workshops please follow this complete the registration form  
  • You can also enrol using this form. When completed, please email it to
  • Once you have enrolled, you will receive joining information for the chosen workshops via email or text message on your phone.
  • You do not need an email address to access a Zoom workshop, just joining information to the workshop(s). You can access workshops on Zoom via a phone, laptop or tablet.
  • Should you experience any difficulties with the online enrolment or downloading the prospectus please contact us via phone or email on the contact information below.

East London NHS Foundation Trust