Aims & Objectives

To Provide an advisory and information service including casework dealing with welfare benefits, immigration and nationality, homelessness and housing, translation and interpretation, employment and training, legal and police matters, health care and general information etc.

  •  To provide supplementary school programme including holding classes for Bengali language as a mother tongue, Bengali language for non-Bengali people, English as second language. GCSE & ‘A’ level Bengali, English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology etc.
  •  To provide advice, guidance on health care by a professional doctor.
  •  To provide ICT facilities to beneficiaries, especially from the Bangladeshi community.
  •  To organise cultural functions, festivals and to hold Bangladesh national events throughout the year, (e.g. Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day, Independence and National Day, Bengali New Year, Victory Day, etc.). Exhibition of crafts, paintings, photographs, are a part and parcel of the cultural activities.
  •  To provide music school programme to the interested groups including second generation Bengalis through providing facilities of learning Dance, Music and Drama.
  •  To organise get together parties every week for women and also to arrange socio-cultural seminars and hold classes on painting, knitting, sewing, cooking, performing arts etc. under women’s awareness programme.
  •  To provide indoor and outdoor games facilities including table tennis, snooker, chess, carom board, badminton, football, cricket and gym etc.
  •  To provide hostel facilities with TV/visitors lounge, game room, kitchen and dining room etc. to the boarders’ expected to come from all over the world and in particular from Bangladesh.
  •  To provide library facilities containing educational books, children’s books, books on Bengali literature with sufficient up-to-date stock of newspapers and periodicals.
  •  To provide community development services and liaises with the local authorities, central government, voluntary sector organisations with the object of maintaining a good relationship between the indigenous population and the ethnic minority communities.

Services offered by Bangladesh Centre are open to all.

 The Bangladesh Centre is an equal opportunity organisation.