Croydon Refugee Day Centre

Croydon Refugee Day Centre

A day centre for refugees and asylum seekers in Croydon


The Croydon Refugee Day Centre offers practical assistance to all asylum seekers and refugees.

The services we currently provide for refugees and asylum seekers are:

Tuesday morning for Croydon refugees and Asylum Seekers

  • Information & Help Desk services
  • Access to language classes
  • Sometimes emergency clothes / food / toiletries for those in Croydon area

Wednesday morning for those in Croydon Asylum hotels

  • socialising, refreshments, children’s play area
  • language classes
  • art activities, games, gardening, zumba

Latest news

We are recruiting!
3 days a week family support coordinator

Helping our Asylum Seeking children and teens access education and activities.
Apply through this link:
Closing date 9 April 2024


We take safeguarding very seriously at CRDC. See our Safeguarding policy here (PDF, 0.6MB)

Get in touch


  • The Croydon Refugee Day Centre is located at the West Croydon Baptist Church, on the corner of St James Rd and Whitehorse Rd. 
  • Buses: 50, 75, 157, 468, or any bus terminating at West Croydon Bus station
  • We are a 10-minute walk from UKBA in Wellesley Road
  • Trains & Trams: West Croydon