- Our Vision is to, create a focal point for a wide range of vital community support services to promote Islam, learning, capacity building, cultural awareness, economic regeneration, and community cohesion.
Main Areas of Services will include:
- Spiritual Welfare • Social Welfare • Islamic Education • Capacity Building & Training • Cultural Welfare • Open Learning • Employment & Business support • Youth Welfare • Networking & Public Relations • Students Service.
Summary of services
Education; Teaching and Arabic School
Sport activities and play schemes
Support, advice, and translation
Trips and excursions
Congregational prayers, Ramadan night daily prayers, Fridays and Eid's
prayers, speech and ceremony.
Education & Teaching:
- Weekend School, 2 days a week, Saturdays and Sundays for 8 hours a week for
children from age 5 to 16 years.
- Open classes Tuesday - Thursday: 5-7 pm.
- English Language (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays).
- Sewing class once a week on Fridays from 10.30am to 12.30pm.
- Computer training for adults once a week (six weeks course).
Open debate & consultation:
Sunday and Tuesday evening for 2.00 hours.
Family & social gathering:
Weekly on Saturday's evening to get families together and discuss various issues
regarding, religion, health, education and culture.
Advice & Consultation:
The centre provides confidential and friendly advice and counselling for people
having problems, helping them in solving their problems.
Translation and clerical support:
This service is for people whose first language is not English and for those who
are illiterate, (helping in felling forms, etc).
The centre organises social and cultural activities on a daily basis over the whole
month of Ramadan.
The centre provides a daily meal for about one hundred and fifty people.
The centre organises two big parties to celebrate the two Islamic Eids. More than
four hundred people enjoy themselves in each celebration.
The centre organise a dinner on Eid's day evening for everybody, children are
given presents and sweet.
The centre is a registered marriage office. The wedding
ceremony takes place in the centre as well.
Harassment and racial issues:
The centre provides support and guidance to people suffering from racial
harassment and is a member of the Middlesbrough Racial Harassment Multi-
Support for refugees & students from overseas:
- The centre provides support and material help to refugees waiting to resolve
- The centre provides several types of help and offer free services to overseas
students in Middlesbrough, both at the University of Teesside and the Teesside
The centre encourages mutual relations between people regardless of social or
cultural background. Many organisations such as Police, scouts, schools, BBC
radio Cleveland, researchers and others visit the centre.