Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project(BUCFP) has been providing front line services such as advice, practical support, cheap food, educational and leisure activities to the unemployed, economically inactive and low-waged in Brighton for over 32 years.
- BUCFP provides a safe and welcoming community for anyone who wants it.
- BUCFP provides the means and opportunity for people to make changes in their lives.
- We are not aiming to change anyone.
- You can come here and be yourself.
Since becaming a registered charity in 1994 BUCFP is entirely dependent on grants and donations to continue it’s vital work supporting vulnerable and marginalised people in Brighton.
Everyone at BUCFP would like to thank all of our funders who make this much loved centre and its vital services possible.
Our annual trip to Tilgate Park took place on Friday August 21st this year. It was fully booked with a waiting list weeks in advance! Volunteers, workers and centre regulars had a great time visiting the gardens and… Read More
Many thanks to all our wonderful volunteers for all your hard work in the last year.
We are really excited to announce we were successful in getting funding through Grassroots Awards to put an event on for this year’s Brighton Digital Festival!
We are finally able to announce with great pleasure that we will be reopening on Mondays from October 5th 2015. The centre will be open Monday 10am-2pm, Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm from October 5th 2015.
This year’s Volunteer Celebration is on Wednesday 15th July 1.30 – 4.30pm. Volunteers old and new are cordially invited to join us for old fashioned tea, cake, sandwiches, with live music and raffle. Thanks for all your hard… Read More
The lovely Claire will be running workshops to felt a world map and self portraits. These are part of our ongoing Journeys art project.
If you are applying to become a British citizen, you will have to prove your knowledge of the English language, which can be achieved by obtaining a ESOL qualification at Entry Level 3. ESOL courses are regularly run… Read More
We currently have a volunteer in every morning between 10.00am and 1.00pm to offer computer support sessions in the Main Area to help Centre Users to access online forms, price comparisons, banking and job search. They will also… Read More
We were shocked to hear of the recent troubles hitting the Brighton & Hove TUC Unemployed Workers Centre and would like to express our sincerest sympathy to the workers, volunteers and centre visitors affected. We would also like… Read More