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Childcare Services

Gloucester Street Community Centre offers a range of services to the local community. It operates a OFSTED registered Childcare Service, 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:

Activity

Breakfast Kitchen for the Homeless

Day

Friday

Time

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.