About the service and what to expect
Preston Park Recovery Centre is provided by Southdown, a Sussex-based housing, care and support provider committed to supporting people’s mental health and wellbeing.
Southdown’s Preston Park Recovery Centre is open seven days a week. The Centre provides a welcoming and supportive environment in which people with mental health support needs can learn new skills and get involved in a variety of groups and activities.
The Centre has wheelchair access via a sloped drive to the rear door. There is also a ground floor disabled access toilet. Please speak to staff about any access issues or questions.
Southdown are committed to supporting people whilst keeping both our clients and staff safe by practicing good infection control. You can read our latest Covid-19 statement here.
After referral to the Centre, our team of Recovery Workers provide individual support to help you develop your own personal plan to achieve your goals.
The Centre also provides access to a specialist employment service, a welfare benefits service and we can refer individuals onto other services too as appropriate.
Activities and Group Support
As well as individual support, we also offer a wide range of online and face-to-face activities and groups to support your mental health and wellbeing, such as:
- Physical health classes in yoga, tai chi and qigong
- Holistic health appointments for shiatsu and homeopathy
- Creativity groups in art, craft, anti-stress colouring, and mixed media (clay, mosaic, felting)
- Peer support group for voice hearers and/or people who see visions
- Individual computer tuition
The Centre, either through virtual or physical means is a great place to meet friends or get to know new people and build your confidence and self-esteem.
To find out more about the Centre and the support available, click here to view our brochure.
Am I eligible?
The service is free and available to adults aged 18 and over, living in Brighton and Hove.
How do I apply for support?
The quickest way to apply for support is to complete our online referral form, which you can access here.
Alternatively, if you require a paper referral form, please call us on 01273 565 049.
If you have a general enquiry or are already attending the Centre and need to contact us, please email or call us on:
Telephone: 01273 565 049
18 Preston Park Avenue