Knitting and Crochet Group teddies are on their way!

Teddies are ready to be shipped off to 'Loving Hands' a charity that will use them as gifts for children who have had to flee their homes.Read more

Centre to work with Fire Service in 2019

Free training & more awareness of home safety checks for the local communityRead more

Christmas Fayre 2018

A fun & festive day raises £1,200 for the Centre and Smethwick Old ChurchRead more

Give a Gift Appeal

Dorothy Parkes Centre and St Albans in joint appeal for Christmas gifts for children who might not otherwise receive a Christmas present or a gift for an older person spending Christmas alone.Read more

Fun Dog Show raises funds for Centre

Pawmasters & Linella hold inaugural Dog Show at the Centre and raise a fantastic £516.45 for Dorothy Parkes CentreRead more

Locality 18 Convention

The Locality 18 Convention took place in Bristol in November and our CEO was one of 500 delegates in attendance.Read more

Supported by players of People's Postcode Lottery

Postcode Local trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People's Postcode LotteryRead more

Centre bags £4,000 from Tesco’s community grant scheme

Centre wins public vote and bags £4,000 towards centre refurbishmentRead more

Co-op members raise £7907.62 for Centre

Co-op Local Community Fund raises £19 million for over 4,000 causes including the Dorothy Parkes CentreRead more

Treasurer required

We are seeking a community minded individual to join us in the role of Treasurer (on a voluntary basis).Read more