Peabody employment and training

Our Employment and Training Team helps more than 30 unemployed Londoners into work every month.

If you're looking for employment and training in London, come along and meet one of our qualified professionals. They can offer you free one-to-one advice and guidance in your search for a job or your preparations for working life. They work closely with a range of employers and local partners to access a range of job vacancies.

Contact us

Phone numbers and addresses for each of our community centres are given below. Give us a ring or call in to find out what's going on in your area.

Alternatively, email for more details.

What we offer

  • Use of computers to carry out job searches 
  • Access to a range of accredited and non-development training
  • Group and individual job search sessions 
  • One-to-one support to create a bespoke CV
  • Help with writing covering letters and completing application forms 
  • Assistance with interview preparation and techniques 
  • Advice and guidance related to careers and further training

Who can register

The service is available to everyone, including non-Peabody residents, who are:

  • Aged 16+
  • Working part-time and receiving work employment benefit
  • Unemployed and looking for work
  • Have the right to work in the UK (proof required)

We are accredited by Matrix – a quality kite mark for services delivering information, advice and guidance.

Where to find us

Our employment teams are based at the locations listed below.
Opening hours are: Mon–Fri 9.30am–12.30pm and 1.30pm–4.30pm (closed Wed afternoons). Please note that Joyce Dawson Way in Thamesmead is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.

Email: for more details.


Hackney - Pembury Community Centre
1 Atkins Square
Dalston Lane
E8 1HL

Tel: 020 3828 3500

Southwark - Darwin Court
1 Crail Row
Elephant & Castle
SE17 1AD

Tel: 020 3828 4818

Westminster - Bruce House Centre
Kemble Street

Tel: 020 3828 3893

Islington - Hugh Cubitt Centre
48 Collier Street
N1 9QZ

Tel: 020 3828 3588

Thamesmead – The Link Thamesmead
Bazalgette Way
Off Harrow Manorway
SE2  9BS

Tel: 020 3828 4950

Thamesmead (Peabody office)
15 Joyce Dawson Way
Thamesmead Town Centre,
SE28 8RA

Tel: 0300 123 1237
(Opening hours:
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)

Lewisham - Parkside Community Centre
1 Copperwood Place
Se10 8GF

Tel: 020 3544 9443

Hammersmith and Fulham - Old Oak House
43-45 Erconwald Street
W12 0BP

Tel: 020 7089 1342

Essex - Pitsea
Pembroke House
11 Northlands Pavement
SS13 3DU

Tel: 01268 498 512

Havering - Holgate House
6 Holgate Court
Western Road

Tel: 020 3828 3739

Waltham Forest – Saxon Close Community Centre
7 Saxon Close
E17 8LE

Tel: 020 3828 3586/4556

Waltham Forest – Leyton Centre
40 Oliver Road
E10 5JY

Tel: 0203 828 3938/3760/4556

Waltham Forest – Paradox Centre
3 Ching Way,
E4 8YD

Tel: 0203 828 4557/4556