Online Cafe

The HCF Online Cafe is a virtual meeting place, available at any time to meet with friends via the Internet or phone.

Arrange to meet friends there or login and join the conversation with whoever is there.


Instructions to access via the Internet

To access the HCF Online Cafe please go to

You should see a page with the following information:

Click “Join Online Meeting”

N.B. Accessing from a phone or tablet may take you to your App store to install the app.  Some incompatible desktop browsers may ask you to install the desktop application. Compatible browsers are: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, IE11 and Safari.

You will be presented with the following pop-up box.  Please enter your name, so that others know who’s in the café, and your email address. You do not need to click Yes, I want my own account to host meetings.

Click “Join”

Now you are in the Online Café and will see a screen similar to below.  You will need to click the phone button to speak and listen and the video button if you want others to see you.  You will need to allow your browser to access your camera and microphone.

The people icon shows the number of people (including you) in the cafe.  If you are the only person in the café, you will hear music till someone else joins.

Instructions to access via the Phone

To access the HCF Online Cafe by phone dial 0330 606 0403 and then enter the following Access Code: 282361#.  If asked for a Host PIN please enter #.  Calls cost the standard network rate to UK landlines.