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Our Services
The organisation’s policy and strategy is overseen by a Management Committee (currently consisting of six members) and its day to day activities are carried out by paid staff (currently nine part-time staff).
The Support Centre's current activities include:

Support Services Bangladeshi Support Centre office is open Monday to Friday for 18 hours a week. We have appointed bilingual Support Worker(s) who can provide information, help and support to local Bangladeshi people on such issues as:
~ Benefits, Council Tax and Housing
~ Racial Harassment and Filling-in Forms
~ Educational Issues, Training and many other issues

For more information, please contact us on 400081

Training Projects Bangladeshi Support Centre started this project in partnership with Suffolk Learning & Skills Council with the aim of strengthening the Training and Capacity Building needs of the Bangladeshi people living in Ipswich and Suffolk.

Over the last few years, numerous courses and training have been organised including Interview Technique courses, Food Hygiene training, Health and Safety course, First Aid and Welfare Rights Awareness course. Hundreds of local people have benefited from project so far.

For more information, please contact us on 400081

Befriending Scheme The aim of this project is to befriend local Bangladeshi people who are aged 50+ and provide them whatever help, support and information they may need to led a better quality of life. The Befriending workers, working closely with other partners, also organise events to raise local people’s awareness of healthy living and healthy lifestyle.

For more information, please contact us on 429740
Bangladeshi Women's Project A part-time Bangladeshi Women’s Worker was appointed to work closely with local women and organise learning and training activities for them in a culturally sensitive environment. Since then, the Project Worker has organised numerous activities for the women including Sewing classes, Taster Swimming sessions, Exercise classes, etc. The project is progressing well and more women are getting involved.

For more information, please contact us on 429740

Tenants Project This is a partnership project with Ipswich Borough Council. We have appointed a project worker to help Bangladeshi council tenants with housing related queries and help reduce rent arrears. This project has made significant progress and, from time to time, events are organized to highlight issues affecting council tenants.

For more information, please contact us on 429740 or 07748 988098

ESOL Project

Bangladeshi Support Centre continues to run English language Drop-In class at 19 Tower Street, Ipswich. A bilingual Support Assistant continues to help the ESOL teacher. English is taught using laptops and other computer equipment. We have separate men’s and women’s classes.

For more information, please contact us on 429740

Bangladeshi Support Centre

Room 29
19 Tower Street
Ipswich IP1 3BE

Opening hours
(for support services)
Mon-Fri: 10 till 3pm

01473 400081
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