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What is BUCFP?

BUCFP was set up in 1981 and is a registered charity. We provide practical support, education, advice and much more to the unemployed and those in poor living conditions, benefit claimants, the unwaged, pensioners, families and those on low incomes.

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Latest News

BUCFP centre closed

Centre closed Thursday 20th October

The centre will be closed on Thursday 20th October for staff training. Japanese classes will still be on in the ...
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Kitchen volunteers at BUCFP

Next volunteer induction Tuesday 18th October 2016

Are you interested in applying to become a volunteer at Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project? We are holding the next ...
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BUCFP cooking course

Want to learn to cook?

We will be running 5 cookery workshops over the next 10 weeks. They will take place every other Tuesday, starting ...
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BUCFP language classes French & Spanish

Spanish & French teachers needed

We are currently short of language teachers for French & Spanish as our previous tutors have moved on to full ...
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Volunteer Day 2016 Photo Gallery

This is a few pictures taken on the day - if you couldn't make it thanks for all your hard ...
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BUCFP - Dave Farnham - Dublin Dave

Remembering Dave Farnham

Dave Farnham (Irish Dave, Dublin Dave) Lost his life to Cancer aged 51. Son, Brother, Father, and amazing friend... Funeral, ...
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BUCFP volunteers and staff having lunch during maintenance week 2016

Thanks for helping during maintenance week!

A massive thank you to everyone who came down, moved furniture, cleaned, decorated, downsized, descaled and decluttered - we literally ...
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Remembering Richard Bendelow

As you may have heard by now one of our long term volunteers, Richard Bendelow, passed away last week. Richard ...
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Training for new office volunteers

On Monday 7th, we ran our first 'Welcome to the Office Session' for new office volunteers. This is designed for ...
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Julie BUCFP Retiring Welfare Rights worker

Welfare Rights Report September 2015 – March 2016

As you are all aware, from the beginning of October to mid- January I was absent from the Centre in ...
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BUCFP computer room and users

Financial & Digital Inclusion

We currently have a volunteer in every morning between 10.00am and 1.00pm to offer computer support sessions in the Main ...
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Citizenship test help

If you are applying to become a British citizen, you will have to prove your knowledge of the English language, ...
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Room hire for community groups at Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project

Room Hire

Room Hire at BUCFP – There are four rooms for hire at BUCFP during the evenings and at weekends, for ...
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What’s On

BUCFP Writers Blog

BUCFP creative writing group's favourite writersWriting, drama, art, dance, photography & film  have always been nurtured at the Unemployed Centre.
This blog represents the creative writing produced by centre users without judgement, without discrimination.
All are welcome to contribute, all are welcome to view.

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  • £2 Buys a meal for someone hungry
  • £5 Pays travelling expenses for a volunteer
  • £20 Pays for a child's place in the playroom