We are CALMtown.

Connecting the people of St Ives, Cambridgeshire, to develop a community-led approach to mental health.
100 Mental Health First Aiders trained
in St Ives in 2021

We're calling on all local businesses and voluntary groups to help us meet our target


Join our first training session on 3 September 2021 for only £30 and learn valuable skills that will help you, your workplace, your family and your community. Find out more here

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The Bridge Drop-in

A community social event held every Friday, 10:30-12:00.
Drop in for tea, coffee and cake to chat, play board games or just relax.
Free of charge and everyone is welcome.
Run by The Bridge Church in their building at 2 Burrel Road, St Ives PE27 3LE

FREE Adult Weight Management Programme

for those living with mental health challenges. Face-to-face and virtual groups across Cambridgeshire run by Healthy You. Download the flyer for more details and sign up via email (signup@healthyyou.org.uk) or text signup to 60777

Age UK - Sharing Time - Volunteers Needed!

Could you spare an hour each week, to have a chat and a cup of tea with an older person? Age UK are looking for volunteer visitors to help older people in St Ives make new friendships and reduce loneliness. Download the flyer for more details and sign up by contacting the Age UK Sharing Time team on 01733 554963 (sharingtime@ageukcap.org.uk)

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No matter what you are going through, if you need support, there are many organisations who are here to help you

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If you want to get more involved with your community, here are some ideas for you to try for yourself, inspired by CALMtown

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Links to lots of local clubs and activities, as well as plenty of things you can do for free and from home, whatever your age or interests 


CALMtown is a small organisation run by volunteers who wish to make a positive difference to the mental wellbeing of the people of St Ives. 


CALMtown is not responsible for the content or reliability of any of the websites to which it is linked and any link from this website should not be considered as an endorsement of any kind. 

CALMtown encourages others to take the initiative themselves and make a difference in their own lives and communities, by connecting with others. The ideas for ways to connect that are shown on this website are ideas only, not templates, and any individuals inspired to conduct their own events, do so at their own risk.


No liability will be accepted by CALMtown.