Sense Centre Exeter (Providence Court)

Sense Centre Exeter (Providence Court) is a base for Sense's intervenor service in the South West, which provides specialist one-to-one support for congenitally deafblind individuals.

Providence Court, Exeter

Their person-centred approach ensures that deafblind people are enabled to make and act on choices that are important to them.

Its is also used as a base for other Sense services including Supported Living and Residential services.  In addition, we have a number of rooms and areas with flexible hiring arrangements for both daytime and evening clubs and events. 

Café 55

Café 55 is Sense’s flagship community café and is run by deafblind and disabled volunteers. It is open to the general public on Mondays to Saturdays from 10am to 3pm.

The café is used in the evenings and weekends by various charities and youth clubs on a regular basis enjoying our safe and secure environment. It is always available to hire.

People in Cafe 55

The café’s aims are underpinned by Sense’s Charter which includes the vision of a world in which all deafblind children and adults can be full and active members of society. Deafblind people are offered the opportunity to gain work experience in catering, be part of a team and learn new skills that may lead to employment.

The café serves a variety of drinks and snacks including a salad bar, and is very competitively priced.

It is fully wheelchair accessible and has two disabled toilets, as well as a children’s area, high chairs, free wi-fi, a reader and a plasma screen to enjoy.

We look forward to welcoming you soon.

You can follow us on our Sense Café 55 Facebook page.

Café opening hours: Mondays to Fridays 10am to 3pm

Contact us

Sense Centre, Exeter (Providence Court)
37 Northernhay Street
Exeter EX4 3ER
Tel: 01392 848499
Tel Cafe: 01392 435369

First published: Wednesday 27 November 2013
Updated: Tuesday 7 November 2017