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 and low-waged in Brighton for 30 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
  • You can come here and be yourself.

Since becoming 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.


Playroom Deputy Co-ordinator Vacancy

We are looking for a Deputy Playroom Co-ordinator to join our team. 1 year contract starting October 2015. £20,020 per annum pro rata. 20 hours per week, Tuesday to Friday (Tuesday 9am-2pm, other sessions tbd) Closing date: Tuesday… Read More


Tilgate Park Outing 2015

Our annual trip to Tilgate Park takes place on Friday August 21st this year. It is already fully booked! Volunteers, workers and centre regulars have a great time visiting the gardens and animals. The centre will close early… Read More

BUCFP volunteer celebration 2015

Volunteer Day 2015

Many thanks to all our wonderful volunteers for all your hard work in the last year.

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BUCFP taking part in Brighton Digital Festival 2015

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!

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Creche summer holiday closing dates

The creche will be closed between 18th August – 28th August. The creche will reopen on Tuesday 1st September 2015.

Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project

Centre Open Full Time From October 2015

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 – Friday 10 -4 from October 5th 2015.

maintenance week at BUCFP

Maintenance Week 2015

Our annual closure for maintenance will be 7th – 11th September 2015. Offers of help with cleaning in dark corners, painting and decluttering to Alex or Joy.


Volunteer Celebration 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


Felting Workshops

The lovely Claire will be running workshops to felt a world map and self portraits. These are part of our ongoing Journeys art project.