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

Dorothy Parkes Centre Covid-19 UPDATE

The Dorothy Parkes Centre closed on Friday 20th March in line with government guidelines. The latest guidance suggests that we won't be open til July 4th 2020 at the earliest. We will keep you updated!

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

Coronavirus Impact

Donations are welcome - help keep your community centre running!

Help the NHS!

Any crafters out there feel like dusting off their crochet hooks or knitting needles for a good cause?

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

Smethwick Food Bank

If you are a Sandwell resident and having difficulty putting food on the table, here's some useful links and information for you!

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

Our 20th Anniversary

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

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Author: janiel Acheampong

May 2020

Social distancing, being outdoors and enjoying the fabulous weather - all in a days work at the allotment!

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Author: Jodie Griffiths

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

  • Friday Night Nerf Sessions - CANCELLED

    THESE SESSIONS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE We will be holding monthly Friday Night Nerf sessions on the last Friday of every month. Don't miss out! Read more

Latest news

  • Our 20th Anniversary

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

  • Yoga Classes at Dorothy Parkes Centre

    Come along and join our weekly yoga class. Seated and regular yoga for seniors, but welcome to everyone. Read more

  • Places of Welcome

    A time to meet at the Centre to chat and make new friends. Includes complimentary refreshments & open to all. Read more