Reading Community Learning Centre

Helping ethnic minority women and their families in Reading

Reading Community Learning Centre Coronavirus Update

Our services have not stopped since the social distancing measures were implemented in Mar 2020. We have continued to provide much needed support over the telephone and through our zoom classes in addition to face to face classes from April 2021. We are happy to say that we will be fully open again from 13/9/2021 for face to face classes. 

Please have a look at our new Summer 2022 Flyer Summer 2022 Flyer for our classes.

Please use the mobile numbers below if you would like to contact us;

Petra Robinson (main Office and enrolments) : 07923 138 681 or 0118 959 5455 (Mon-Thur 9am-2:30pm)

Shaheen Kausar (for advice, support and outreach): 07923 138 730 or 0118 959 5455 (Mon & Tue 9am-5pm)

Hemamalini Sundararajan (for advice and support): 07923 138 654 (Wed 9am- 4pm)

Aisha Malik (manager): 07923 138 711 (Mon-Thur 9:30-2:30pm)

Information on getting your Covid-19 and flu vaccines in Reading. Check the NHS website for the most up-to-date information.


NHS – coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine

NHS information on getting 1st and 2nd doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, and booster jabs.

Broad Street Mall walk-in vaccinations

Click the link above to see opening times and availability of vaccines for the walk-in site at Broad Street Mall, Reading, RG1 7QE.

Have you had your Flu vaccination and Covid-19 booster jab?

Information from Reading Borough Council about getting the flu vaccine and Covid-19 booster jab this winter. Includes links to translated and easy read information about the flu vaccine.

RVA’s voluntary sector vaccine support helpline

Reading voluntary organisations are working together to support people to access their vaccine. RVA has a central helpline for carers, family, professionals and individuals in need of support: call 0118 334 1091.

Healthwatch Reading

Healthwatch Reading have regular updates about Covid-19 vaccinations on their website.

NHS Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Information about the walk-in centre in Newbury, boosters, vaccination in pregnancy and more.

Covid testing – with and without symptoms

Information on the Reading Borough Council website about walk-through PCR test sites in Reading and community testing at Reading Town Hall (Lateral Flow Tests).

Guides and translations

Accessible guides for people with a learning disability and their carers

British Sign Language resources

British Sign Language (BSL) videos on Covid-19 vaccination on

Covid-19 vaccination guide for adults in 24 languages

Download or order leaflets in English, Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Chinese, Estonian, Farsi, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Panjabi, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Twi, Ukrainian and Urdu.

Coronavirus vaccine explained in Nepalese

A Nepalese doctor talks about the importance of the vaccine in this video by Liverpool University Hospitals.

British Red Cross

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