Welcome to The Cellar Trust

We are a charity that provides support to people recovering from mental health problems, in the Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven areas. We understand that recovery is very personal; that’s why we provide people with tailored support to help them move forward and improve their mental health and wellbeing, in a way that complements any additional support they are receiving through other services.

We receive regular funding from three NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (Bradford City, Bradford Districts, and Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven) and Bradford Metropolitan District Council. We also rely on support from other grant giving bodies, corporate and individual donors as well as income generated by our conference centre, cafe, charity shop and woodwork shop.
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Referral Procedure

We take referrals through GPs, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, community psychiatric nurses, and other secondary mental health workers. Unfortunately we are unable to take self-referrals but if you would like support obtaining a referral please contact us

Download a referral form here

Our Facilities

Located in an old stone school building, our main site is a hidden gem, situated between the centres of Shipley and Saltaire. Our cafe, open weekdays from 10am till 2pm serves delicious daily lunch specials such as lasagne, lamb cobbler, vegetarian crumble and meat and potato pie as well as a variety of salads, sandwiches, jacket potatoes, cakes, desserts and drinks. Our main site is also home to our modern, light and airy conferencing facilities. Our charity shop is located in Shipley town centre.

Latest News

  • New wellbeing service launched this week

    This week saw the launch of Work Aid, our new monthly support service for individuals with mental health problems living within the Bradford District. This exciting free service has been funded by the Bupa UK Foundation and has been designed to help those transitioning back more


  • We’re recruiting for two Deputy Catering Managers

    Our cafe is currently open 10am-2pm, Monday to Friday, however we are extending our opening hours to be able to meet the needs of a new service that we will be opening on site. We are looking for two individuals who are great with people, more


Latest From Our Blog

  • New Hot Beds Courses and Jack’s Video

    Our horticulture manager and resident hot beds expert Jack First will be running courses on creating hot beds again later this year. To promote the courses we have made a short video presentation of Jack giving a brief introduction to hot beds and also some more


  • Mindfulness works!!

    Research into the mind and body based approach Mindfulness has shown that the course reduces anxiety by 58%, reduces depression by 57% and reduces stress by 40%. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), encourages us to focus on the present, to help us become more aware of more