How we started

The Millstream Centre has been established in Benson Oxfordshire for many years mainly supporting our older villagers in the surrounding area.

The Centre is a relaxed meeting place for senior residents of Benson and the surrounding villages.

We want to support our customers to live independently, outside the care system, for as long as possible, by giving them good nourishment, enjoyable pastimes, and friendship.

Each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, we provide a healthy two-course home-cooked meal.  We organise differing activities such as a seated keep-fit class, a sing-along choir, hand bell ringing, crafts, a film afternoon, quizzes, talks, and board games – all in a relaxed atmosphere.


Our Operation

The Centre is staffed by a Centre Manager and a Cook.

They are supported by a team of able volunteers helping in the kitchen and dining room, by driving, or by running enjoyable activities for our customers. 

Centre Manager: Donna Mitchell

Deputy Manager: Albert Bevan 

Tel: 01491 834889


Current Situation 

With the Centre closed for public use during the pandemic, all our focus is on providing our outreach services under the banner of the Millstream Community Hub supporting all those in need in the surrounding area. 

Normal Centre Opening Hours

During the Covid-19 pandemic we are remaining closed to visitors for the safety of our staff and our customers. When normal service is resumed our doors are typically open on the days / times shown below:

Monday 10:30 – 2pm

Wednesday 10:30 – 2pm

Friday 10:30 – 3pm
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