About Us

Something about our centre.

We are proud to be a vibrant multicultural centre offering a range of learning and social activities which are delivered in innovative, friendly and supportive ways. As a community learning centre, registered as a charity, we also have a brief to develop education, training and community activities in an informal setting. With over 25 years experience of working within the local community, we are proud of the range of services and projects we have developed to help people in the local area.

*Adult Education

Whether you wish to develop new skills, gain a qualification, find a new career or explore a new interest, browse our latest course list, we have something for everyone. Whatever your reaso for learning our friendly centre is the perfect place to start. To us quality really matters so providing high quality learning and training […]

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*Study Programme

Our KickStart Plus Study Programme is designed to help young people ages 16-18 prepare for apprenticeships, further training or employment. Through a tailored programme they are given the chance to take part in a range of activities which helps prepare for their future by gaining skills and qualifications. All this plus earn up to £40 […]

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*Community Services

It’s about being there for the community. . . One of our primary aims is to serve the local community, therefore we put our heart and soul into providing vital high quality services for the people that live in the local area. Our community services range from health and well-being to social activities. Here is a […]

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To us quality really matters so providing high quality learning and training opportunities to meet the needs of all individuals is our focus. We believe that you are never too old to learn and we want to support and encourage people to continue to learn throughout their adult life, both for personal enrichment and to update and extend their skills for the work place.

What's going on

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Service Update

Due to gas repairs which continue to effect our heating, all classes continue to be closed until Thursday 15th January. If you are a learner and have a class on 15th or 16th we advise you to contact the centre beforehandf to confirm that it’s on. Little Saints Nursery continue to be affected and will […]

Annual General Meeting 2014

The Trustee’s of St.Thomas’s Community Network would like to invite you to their Annual General Meeting on Monday 8th December 2014. Meeting will commence at 2:30 followed by light refreshments from 4:00pm RSVP TO: Sharon Higgins Email: sharon.higgins@dudley.gov.uk Post: St.Thomas’s Community Network, Beechwood Road, Dudley , DY2 7QA Tel: 01384 818 990

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Summer Playscheme

Our Summer playscheme will be starting on Monday 21st July and will run until Friday 8th August. The playscheme is for 8-12 year olds who live in the St.Thomas’s Ward. The 3 weeks will be packed full of fun activities and workshops for the children. There will also be trips out eg Black Country Living […]


Located very close to Dudley town centre, our centre is based in St.Thomas’s ward and includes a diversity of communities. It is deemed to be disadvantaged and has the highest deprivation indicators in the borough. Our passion is helping to reduce the alarming ward statistics for our local community and make people aware of the help, support and services our centre can give them, in improving an individuals or families quality of life.


What our clients say.

Samantha Whorton - Thank You!

Samantha Whorton - Thank You!

I want to thank all the Study Programme staff for helping me get the apprenticeship I really wanted.
Doreen - Asian Cooking

Doreen - Asian Cooking

Thanks to Jill I am confident cooking traditional Asian food. Jill has been a wonderful tutor and I will miss seeing her every Tuesday.

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