The Mere and District Day Centre (Charity number 1207117) provides a safe and comfortable place for older people from Mere and the surrounding area to meet socially, with interesting and stimulating activities and enjoy a hot two-course lunch.

In the summer we arrange occasional day trips out to places that the guests choose.

The Centre welcomes guests from Mere and the surrounding villages shown on the map on the right.

The service is for people aged 60 or over, and referrals are welcomed from GPs, health workers, social workers, clergy, relatives, neighbours, local organisations as well as self-referrals.

The Day Centre is held in the Community Room, Lynch Close, Mere, Wilts BA12 6EL.and sessions run from 10.30am to 3pm every Monday and Friday except public and bank holidays. For more information on how to find us and get to us, click the ‘Contact us’ tab at the top of this page.

Guests pay £10.00 per session to cover tea and coffee, a two-course hot meal (supplied by the Walnut Tree Inn), and all activities provided at the Centre. To find out more about our programme of activities, click the ‘What We Do’ tab at the top of this page.

The Centre employs a well-qualified manager who is supported by trained volunteers to help run activities and serve meals and drinks to the guests. We welcome new volunteers – to find out more, click the ‘Volunteering’ tab at the top of this page.

All our volunteers are trained in covid-safe hygienic working measures to ensure that our guests are as safe as possible from infection.

A board of trustees manages, supports and gives strategic direction to the Centre, which is a registered charity. As such, we are dependent on the generous support of our local community, through fundraising activities, donations and legacies.

To get in touch with us, click the ‘Contact us’ tab at the top of this page.