Address: 300 Brixton Road, Lambeth, London, SW9 6AE
Landline: 020 7733 5283
: 020 7737 2368
The Baytree Centre aims to meet the needs of the local community by offering a range of training opportunities, youth activities, mentoring, and support.
For those keen to improve or acquire basic skills, our training service offers courses in ESOL, Literacy, Numeracy and I.T. There is also a personal and social development programme, which aims to help beneficiaries to make the most of their training, as well as meet the challenges of every day life.
Creche places are available for those enrolled in a course, though places can be limited.
Baytree’s Youth Service has a wide range of activities, including dance (ballet and streetdance), cookery, Art Club, Study Club, Science Club, ESOL and the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. There is also an annual trip to the island of Jersey for senior girls.
The origins of The Baytree Centre are community based, dating from the Brixton social unrest of the 1980s. In 1986 the parent charity, The Dawliffe Hall Educational Foundation (DHEF) was approached and asked to take part in youth work with girls on the Moorland Road Estate in Brixton. The needs of the local women were apparent thus started the work of The Baytree Centre.
From its origins to the present day Baytree has successfully met the social and educational needs first identified back in the 1980?s. We have an unbroken 12 year record of attracting the hard to reach members of the community. Baytree?s ethos is rooted in the Christian vision of the person, emphasising the value of work, the dignity of the whole person, the family and the community.