Beanblock Café, Newark-on-Trent

As parents themselves Cate and Aliki truly understand the anxiety that accompanies eating out with young children…Will my pushchair fit? What if my toddler has a meltdown? Practical solutions for parents are integral to its design and imaginative play opportunities sit within a stylish eatery, serving fresh and healthy food for the whole family.

Coffee house for the whole family. Serving imaginative food and play in the heart of town. Putting families at the heart of the community.

Visit Beanblock’s website:

Services available

Mental Health First Aiders on site

Library of mental health and wellbeing books

Talk to our volunteers

Do you need someone to talk to? Contact us at to schedule in a session with one of our trained volunteers.

Disclaimer: Breathe Cafés are not mental health clinics. Our volunteers are not therapists. We provide signposting and supportive listening only. Nothing provided at a Breathe Café or by Shawmind replaces advice from a mental health professional.

Where to find us

Referral services


Offers hope, empathy and support for every parent or network affected by perinatal mental illness.

0808 1961 776


A local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times.

0115 962 4262

The Breastfeeding Network

An independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others.

0300 100 0212

Family Lives

Offers free, confidential support for parents and carers with children under 18. They also offer crisis support for parents.

0808 800 2222


A network of phone and email volunteers who have had post-natal illness. This service is also available to women who would prefer to be supported by post.

0207 386 0868

MindEd for Families

Supports parents and those caring for children and young people in their family when they are concerned about a young person’s mental health or wellbeing.

For a comprehensive list of up-to-date resources in your area, visit