London Borough of Croydon

Adult learning

Many courses are free if you are in receipt of benefit and you need to up your skills/qualifications or even help you job search.  The following websites give a list of courses available.

Croydon Adult Learning and training (CALAT) 

Childcare information

For advice and information on childcare, you can download our Childcare factsheet.


Childcare fact sheet

Benefits calculator

Finding work, increasing your hours of employment or finding a better paid job will help you maximise your income in the long term. To calculate if you would be better off and what benefits you are entitled to visit:

Money advice

For free impartial money advice on money issues including debt, borrowing, managing money, savings and redundancy visit Services include advice tools and calculators to help you keep on track as well as online and telephone support