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Islamic Resource Centre

Islamic Resource Centre is a charitable organisation offering free services to the community in a number of languages including; English, Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic and Persian. IRC is an equal opportunity project aimed at meeting the needs of the community.

Their work includes:

- Counselling, support and advice services to provide help for individuals and their families, working together to provide them with practical solutions or referring them to appropriate organisations for specialist support and help

- Activities for adults of both genders, including English as a second language (ESOL) classes, IT skills, and sewing classes

- Regular support classes to support children from the age of 6 to 16 with Maths and English

- A counselling outreach service that goes into schools, hospitals and the wider local community

- Mentoring for those who are socially excluded and lack independence due to cultural and language barriers

- Short projects and seminars on healthy living, healthy foods and cooking focusing on cultural dishes from around the world

- Ladies only basketball classes on Wednesday evenings from September to April

- ESOL classes on Wednesdays from September to mid-July

- Ladies only walking group for all ages and fitness levels on Tuesday evenings from April to June

Address:
43 Acre Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 6ER
Contact name:
Rukhsana Hanjra
Telephone:
0208 549 5499; in an emergency call 07415 5633036
Opening times:
Monday to Thursday 10am to 1pm
Who is it for:
Anyone in the Muslim community
Languages:
Include Urdu, Punjabi, Arabic and Persian
Charges:
Membership fees are £5 minimum or whatever the member can afford
How to apply:
Call or email to become a member
Buses:
Near Cromwell Road Bus Station
Train/tube:
Kingston (National Rail)
Parking:
Meter parking available along Acre Road
Sector:
Voluntary
Last Updated:
22/06/15
Last updated:
23/11/2018