Free English Classes at Eastern European Resource Centre 

After a short winter break, the Eastern European Resource Centre s restarting their free* English Classes for disadvantaged Eastern Europeans. Their courses are dedicated to those who cannot afford one, to job seekers, or to those who want to progress in their careers and wish to improve their English.

The courses are ongoing and people can join at any time.

Courses are as follows:

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Useful contact numbers over the Christmas break

Who to contact if you need help or support over the Christmas period…

Childline – 0800 1111 – a free and confidential counselling service for children and young people

Samaritans – 020 8681 6666 – free 24-hour helpline @samaritans

Crisis  – 020 3848 1700 – help for the homeless @crisis_uk

CALM – 0800 58 58 58 – support for men at risk of suicide @theCALMzone

SANEline – 0300 304 7000  – Mental health helpline offering emotional support in a crisis – out of hours service @charitySANE

If you need to contact the Met Police, please remember that 101 is the number to use for non-urgent issues and 999 is for emergencies only.

Non-urgent issues can be reported online.  See

Anti-Slavery Day event in Croydon with CCAT – 16 Oct 2018

Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT)  is hosting a Poetry and Discussion night on 16 October at Project B in Croydon for International Anti-Slavery Day  – 18th October.

The organisers say,

“It would be great if you can join us for discussion, spoken word and meeting the CCAT team. We welcome submissions to read poetry or spoken word on modern slavery on the 16th October. Please get in touch on “

You can book via Eventbrite.