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St James Centre, Derby.


St James Centre, Derby is a lively community organisation that is based in Normanton, and whose aim is to serve the whole community of Derby and beyond. St James is a registered charity (No. 1043189)

We are a very busy place with over 50,000 visitors a year. St James has a well-qualified, highly motivated team of staff and volunteers who enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and with different needs and interests to help them live life to the MAX!

St James provide facilities, resources, office space and room hire for statutory and voluntary organisations which enable them to have a comfortable space at the heart of the community. St James also offers a Book-Keeping and Payroll service for organisations.

St James develops, manages and delivers a wide range of innovative community project and services such as Fun-abil8y, Moving Forward, Advice 4 All.

St James is the community base for Derby College, where English, Maths and computer courses are run from. Derwent Stepping Stones run a crèche and nursery from our premises.


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If you are a young disabled person between 18-35 years who wants to develop a fulfilling and enjoyable life for yourself! Come and chat to us - we can help you to do more than you ever thought possible – getting a job or volunteering, learning new skills, developing your interests, keeping healthy, and making lots of new friends! 
Phone: 555-555-5555

advice 4 all

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Are you worried about Benefits, Housing, Debt, Employment, Health, Education or something else? Then this is the service for you. Come and talk to our experienced advisors, who are bi-lingual in Asian and Eastern European Languages and you will soon be smiling again!


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If you are a young person with a disability or their parent or carer, speak to one of the friendly, caring Fun-abil8y staff to see how many exciting clubs, activities and trips you might like to go on! Go on live life to the MAX!  

Contact our friendly receptionists on 01332 604 080 or Email

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