The Solace Centre is a daily out-of-hours drop-in service offering a relaxed environment in which to socialise, support each other, make new friends and, when needed, gain support from the staff.
The service offers a safe, accepting and inclusive for people with mental health problems (and dual diagnosis) who live in the London Borough of Ealing.
The centre is open to people aged 20 and over. It has an active membership of around 94 members.
This centre is a place where people with mental illness can meet in a relaxed environment, build confidence, make new friends. It can help with respite, long-term self-management, resilience and sustainability.
Peer support can promote and enhance wellness. Staff can help you to resolve day-to-day mental health problems, ranging from advice on budgeting through to thoughts of suicide.
The centre's objectives are to prevent relapse, hospitalisation, isolation and loneliness.
The Solace Centre, Equinox works in partnership with West London Mental Health NHS Trust and Ealing Council.
Free for visitors. £15 per year membership (includes refreshments).
All members and visitors are expected to administer their own medication without assistance. No medication is kept at the centre.
People can refer themselves to the centre.
Attendance at the Solace Centre may also be part of your care plan.
The Solace Centre, Equinox also accepts referrals from occupational therapists, mental health care workers and GPs.
If someone is on a Section, please contact the office directly prior to arrival to discuss individual requirements.
We have some availability for room hire (see attached poster on room hire).