Providing a safe place of welcome and opportunity for the local and wider community

JOB VACANCY - Community Navigator at Dorothy Parkes Centre

Exciting opportunity to join our ambitious team and be a key part of our Community Offer

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Author: Robert Bruce

Location: The Dorothy Parkes Centre,Church Road, Smethwick

JOB VACANCY - Sessional Youth Worker

An exciting and unique opportunity to work for a local charity supporting young people.

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Author: Robert Bruce

JOB VACANCY - Community Navigator at Sandwell Community Hubs

Exciting opportunity to join our partners and be a key part of our Community Offer

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Author: Robert Bruce

Smethwick Neighbourhood Advice Session

We are now hosting advice sessions for anybody in the Smethwick neighbourhood for any issues relating housing or anti-social behaviour.

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Author: janiel Acheampong

Location: The Dorothy Parkes Centre,Church Road, Smethwick

The Dorothy Parkes Centre Knitting and Crochet group

The Dorothy Parkes Centre Knitting and Crochet group are knitting cuddly 'trauma teddies' for distressed children

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Author: janiel Acheampong

Our 20th Anniversary

The Dorothy Parkes Centre will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2020.

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Author: janiel Acheampong

Tumble Time

Kids are loving our fabulous soft play group - Tumble Time! Book your child's space now!

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

Jodie Takes on New Heights!

We have some exciting news for you, our Centre Administrator Jodie will be taking on a challenge in July to raise money for SmileForJoel - she'll be taking a 10,000ft free fall sky dive at Whitchurch Airfield in Shropshire.

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Author: janiel Acheampong

Afternoon Tea

Wed 18th March, 1pm - 4pm, come along and enjoy good quality tea, cakes and company! Contact the centre to book your place!

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Author: janiel Acheampong

Location: Dorothy Parkes Centre,Church Road, Smethwick

Our impact

700

Visitors to the Centre each week

46

Community Groups at the Centre each week

20

Years the Dorothy Parkes Centre has been serving the community

Events and activities

  • March Tumble Time Sessions

    Book here for your Tumble Time Session. We offer 2 x 1hr sessions every Monday - 1pm or 2pm. £2 per session, per child. Read more

  • February Tumble Time Sessions

    Book here for your Tumble Time Session. We offer 2 x 1hr sessions every Monday - 1pm or 2pm. Sessions are free throughout February. Read more

  • Afternoon Tea

    Wed 18th March, 1pm - 4pm, come along and enjoy good quality tea, cakes and company! Contact the centre to book your place! Read more

Latest news

  • Smethwick Neighbourhood Advice Session

    We are now hosting advice sessions for anybody in the Smethwick neighbourhood for any issues relating housing or anti-social behaviour. Read more

  • Our 20th Anniversary

    The Dorothy Parkes Centre will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2020. Read more

  • Tumble Time

    Kids are loving our fabulous soft play group - Tumble Time! Book your child's space now! Read more