Welcometo the Smile CAFE
The SMILE Cafe is a weekly pop-up cafe, running every Thursday from 10am to 2pm, at the Fromus Centre, Saxmundham.
It provides an oasis for respite, with refreshments - primarily for Carers and vulnerable adults, as well as those just in need of some company in a relaxed and friendly environment.
To see the menu, please click here.
The SMILE Cafe is a caring cafe, in Saxmundham.
In a stressful world, it's your place to enjoy some respite, some company and a chat. It's your place to meet, learn and relax!
Carers and those adults with additional mental needs eg dementia, learning disabilities, mental health problems, strokes and head injuries are particularly welcome.
The SMILE Cafe is the place to share personal knowledge, experiences and emotional support.You can make new friends and improve your quality of life. It is also a place for those looking for information, advice and guidance from professionals and support agencies.
The SMILE Cafe is manned by volunteers who will serve you with a welcome cup of tea or coffee and a cheery smile. They will even sit and have a chat with you. We also provide newspapers, magazines, playing cards, dominos, puzzles, board games and electronic tenpin bowling, to make your time more enjoyable,There is no need to book.
The SMILE Cafe at the Fromus Centre is located in Seaman Avenue, Saxmundham ( IP17 1DZ ), close to the A12, bus routes and the Saxmundham rail station - and comes with plenty of free car parking! For directions, please check the interactive map on the left.
A local bookable community transport service to and from the Fromus Centre is also available. For details, please click here.
The SMILE Cafe was set up by the PASTEL Community Interest Company, with support from the Rotary Club of Saxmundham & District.It was sponsored by both organisations and works as a co-production. The SMILE Cafe was managed by PASTEL from October 2012 to April 2015 when the management was handed over to the Rotary Club.
For further information, or to volunteer or make a donation, please scroll down to see the contact information at the bottom of this page..