Crisis Skylight London

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Crisis Skylight is part of the national charity Crisis for single homeless people and they provide an education, training and employment centre for homeless and vulnerably housed people as a route out of homelessness.  There are courses in art, music, drama, vocational courses and basic skills training.

If you are homeless, are at immediate risk of becoming homeless, or have been homeless in the last two years, you can access the services for free.  They offer education, training and support at their centre in London. Come to an induction at 11 am seven days a week. There’s no need to book, just turn up.

They offer a range of classes, training, workshops and activities.
In their Learning Zone they offer accredited courses that can lead to a qualification:

  • IT (Beginners, Excel, Powerpoint, Word and ECDL)
  • English as a Second Language (ESOL)
  • Catering and Food Safety
  • Hairdressing
  • Literacy and Functional Maths
  • Painting and Decorating.


They also have classes in:

  • Art, printmaking, photography and textiles
  • Creative writing, theatre and music
  • Thai Chi, Yoga and Kung Fu.


The job coaches will help you with looking for and applying for work. They can help you with:

  • searching for a job
  • CV writing
  • filling in application forms
  • interview practice
  • setting up your own business.


They will work with you to create a personal training programme according to your skills and interests. Many of our courses lead to qualifications.

Please check the timetable or email them as classes/courses availability and time can vary. 


*At the moment their phones are unfortunately not working, so please email them instead of phoning, leave your phone number and someone will phone you back.*

Contact Details

0300 636 1967



Crisis London Skylight, 66 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LT

Other Info

Opening times:
Day Centre: Mon-Thu 9am - 8pm; Fri 9am - 6pm; Sat & Sun 11am - 5pm. Admin: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm


Disabled Access:
Wheelchair accessible with adapted toilets.

Tube: Aldgate East or Liverpool Street or Overground: Shoreditch High Street Bus: 67

Other information:
Registered charity.

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