About

ABOUT US

Crossroads Fun and Friendship Centre is a registered Charity (1136344), supported by Morice Baptist Church and Plymouth City Council. It provides a unique drop-in centre for adults in Plymouth aged 18+ with Mental Health Support Needs.

Crossroads now has over 23 years experience in providing a wide variety of quality recreational, leisure and educational activities. All our activities are delivered by trained staff and volunteers – working to a Christian ethos - in a warm, friendly and safe environment that engages and values everyone.

You can be referred by other agencies or self-refer.


ANY CHARGES?

Only £1 per session - drinks available for 20p. If you would like to join us for our monthly lunch its only £2.50p. These charges help cover the cost of some of the activities provided by Crossroads


Our History

  • 1994Hywel Jones

    Hywel Jones was approached by Devon County Social Services regarding the possibility of opening a Drop-In Centre for adults with mild to moderate Mental Health Problems at Morice Baptist Church, Hywel was the Pastor of the Church.
  • 15th September 1994The Opening

    In due course, "Crossroads Fun and Friendship Centre" was opened as the Church's Christian Response to "Care in the Community" (only 1 Member attended). In the following years, Crossroads outgrew the multi-purpose area in which it was initially located.
  • April 2002The Move

    Crossroads moved to a much more extensive and refurbished suite of rooms at the other end of the Church which included the added benefits of an art and crafts room and use of an attractive and tranquil garden.
  • June 2010The Registration

    Crossroads became a Registered Charity (1136344).
  • 15th September 2014The Naming

    During the celebration of Crossroads 20th birthday, the Church Hall used by Crossroads was named after Hywel Jones to honour his contribution to the work of the Church and Crossroads.
  • 15th September 2015The Birthday

    Crossroads celebrated it's 21st birthday. Now well over 100 Members attend Crossroads each year.
  • March 2016John Howe Retires

    Art tutor John Howe retired after 21 years loyal service. The works of our members inspired by John are a lovely reminder of his skill and mentoring over the years.