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Mental Health Crisis Cafe in Bedfordshire, Luton & Milton Keynes

Please scroll down and click on the panel below for the full list of all the mental health crisis cafes available across the BLMK area.

Mind BLMK provides a mental health crisis café in Bedford for the Trust. The café provides support and a safe place for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis. It offers free help and advice for anyone 18 or older.

The café is at Florence Ball House on Bedford Health Village, Kimbolton Road and is open from 5-11pm every day of the week, 365 days of the year.

Anyone can call into the Crisis Café service, you don't need to arrange an appointment. 

You can contact the Cafe on 01525 722 225 or by emailing during the hours listed above.

The café is run by friendly coordinators, recovery workers, peer support workers (PSWs) and volunteers trained to offer coping mechanisms and management techniques to help people work through their crisis.

The teams will also be able to refer and direct people to further services if required.


Florence Ball House, Bedford Health Village
3 Kimbolton Road
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MK40 2NX
United Kingdom

Opening hours
17:00 - 23:00 daily
Telephone number
01525 722225

Mind BLMK Crisis Cafes - Anyone in crisis can attend so please signpost those you are concerned about to one of these venues:

Luton Crisis Café: Luton Wellbeing Centre, 46-56 Dumfries Street, Luton, LU1 5BP – every evening 5pm to 11pm

Bedford Crisis Café: Florence Ball House, Bedford Health Village, 3 Kimbolton Road, Bedford, MK40 2NX – every evening 5pm to 11pm

Milton Keynes Crisis Café: 226 Queensway, Fenny Stratford, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK2 2TE – every evening 5pm to 11pm

Milton Keynes also has a Crisis phoneline which can be contacted between 5pm to 11pm on 01525 722 225

Central Bedfordshire Crisis Café: Mind BLMK, The Rufus Centre, Steppingley Road,  Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1AH - 4 days a week, Monday – Thursday between 5pm and 11pm