Gloucester Street Community Centre offers a range of services to the local community. It operates a OFSTED registered Childcare Service rated ‘Good’ in 2018, for children aged 5 to 16 years;
– Breakfast Club, 7:30am to 9am
– After School Club, 3pm to 6pm
– Holiday Scheme, 8am to 6pm
The Childcare Services are run throughout the year by qualified and experienced staff who are DBS checked (formerly CRB). The After School Club provides a “drop-off” and “pick-up” service from surrounding local schools. The Community Centre also offers Emergency Childcare for Parents/Guardians requiring “short-term” childcare to attend interviews, hospital appointments or training.
Other services include:
Gloucester Street Senior Citizen’s Club
Members of this Club take part in a wide range of activities including Exercise Classes, Sewing Club, Day Trips, Dominoes and Movie Club. Run alongside it is the popular Luncheon Club which sells Caribbean Cuisine to the community.
Gloucester Street Youth Club (coming soon) – Every Monday night, young people from across the neighbourhood access various activities, including; basketball, netball, street dance & volleyball. The young people also take regular trips and outings.
Gloucester Street Learning Centre – The Centre is also a registered educational HUB offering a variety of courses throughout the year. Our list of Community Courses coming soon are as follows:
|Course Title||Start Date||End Date||Time||Day(s)|
|Employment into Early Years and Health Care||TBC||TBC||9.30 – 1.30||Mon|
|Functional Skills English||18/09/18||25/06/19||12.00 – 1.30||Tues|
|Functional Skills Maths||18/09/18||25/06/19||1.30 – 3.00||Tues|
|Beginners IT||08/10/18||17/12/18||9.30 – 11.30||Mon|
|Paediatric First Aid||07/11/18||28/11/18||9.30 – 12.30||Wed|
|Employability Skills – Get Ahead Programme||01/05/19||14/06/19||9.30 – 2.30||Wed & Fri|
|Food Safety and Catering – Level 2||08/03/19||08/03/19||9.00 – 3.00||Fri|
|Manual Handling||01/02/19||01/02/19||9.30 – 12.30||Fri|
|Employment into Cleaning||05/10/18||30/11/18||9.30 – 12.30||Fri|
We also provide a range of activities on a weekly basis as part of our community centre activities and project support. This includes:
Breakfast Kitchen for the Homeless
9:30am – 11:30am
|Specialised (i.e. cultural cooking, floristry, etc)||Tuesday or Friday||10am – 11:30am|
|Drop in session (support with application forms, general enquiries, etc)||Tuesday||9am – 12 midday|
|Coffee morning||Wednesday||9am – 10am|
|Fitness with Becky||Wednesday||10:15am – 11am|
|Mother and Toddler group||Friday||9:30am – 11am|
|Learn My Way (IT, English and Maths online training)||Tues to Friday||10am – 12 midday or 1pm – 3pm|
Contact us to book your place on any of our activities.
Please note: There is a cost incurred for anyone who is unable to provide proof of their unemployment status and right to live and work in the UK.