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New courses start April 2024

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14th September 2020

We aren't open yet but our management are currently working towards making the centre compliant with regulations, so that we can hopefully reopen in a couple of weeks (safely for us all). We hope to welcome everyone back to classes soon, keep checking our posts on Facebook and Twitter for up to date information.

6th October 2020

Due to the current guidelines in place we are only able to offer accredited courses. 

We are enrolling this week for ESOL, Functional Skills Maths and Functional Skills English by appointment only.


Please ring, message or email for an appointment as unfortunately we can not see anyone without one.


We are continuing to monitor the situation and are hoping to offer more courses soon. 

December 2020

New courses will be starting in January.  A link to the leaflet is available on our homepage and course page.

In order to follow Covid-19 guidelines places will be limited. 

5th January 2021

Due to lockdown we have had to close the centre until further notice.  Our social media pages will be updated with information as things change. 



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SWC is funded and supported by

Garfield Weston

29th May 1961 Trust

Linden Family Fund

The 1989 Willan Charitable Trust

Didymus CIO

Greggs Foundation


Albert Hunt Trust











Sunderland Women's Centre, 8 Green Terrace, Sunderland, SR1 3PZ, 0191 567 7495