London Borough of Croydon

Community and life events

Community and life events services & information

  • Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships

    Includes registering births; marriages and deaths; getting copies of certificates; bereavement and burial services and more

  • Choose your future

    The Choose Your Future campaign asks you to think about the choices you make –  whether it’s about carrying a knife, the friends you respect or your goals in life.

  • Croydon Black History Month

    A programme of events across the borough celebrating black history

  • Keeping you safe

    Includes Anti Social Behaviour, reporting crime, safety at home, Safer Croydon Partnership

  • Advice, information and activities for LGBT people

    If you are lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans, or you are questioning your sexuality, then there are a number of services, sources of support and activities for you as a Croydon resident.  

  • Childcare

    Includes Best Start Children's Centre's, childminders, babysitting.

  • Emergencies

    Includes emergency contacts; flooding information; severe weather advice and more

  • Community Connect

    Community Connect is delivered by The Family Centre in Fieldway, New Addington, It provides housing, financial and homelessness prevention advice and support for our most vulnerable residents in the New Addington and Fieldway communities. 

  • Support groups

    Includes independent visitors; community learning disability team and more

  • Youth support

    Includes community support services; youth organisations; projects and more

  • Community Connect and Food Stop

    A way of helping residents’ to reduce their weekly spend on food shopping.

  • Domestic abuse

    Includes Family Justice Centre; advice and support for sufferers of domestic violence and more

  • Equality and diversity

    Includes events, policies, strategies and more

  • Community Crowdfunding

    A funding platform for projects that make local places better - from community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities

  • Community advice and funding

    Includes Croydon's community strategy; Community Grants; funding opportunities,voluntary sector; community investment, community ward budgets, credit unions and more

  • First World War centenary

    Includes events marking the centenary of the First World War and more

  • Nationality and Passport Checking Service – book an appointment

    Nationality checking service and citizenship ceremonies

  • Croydon Mayor's Civic Awards

    Includes information about the Awards; how to nominate someone; previous Award winners and more

  • Armed Forces Community Covenant

    Includes information about the Covenant; advice and support for the armed forces community and more

  • Go ON Croydon

    Helping people get digital skills and build their confidence using websites and online services 

  • Online communities

    The Croydon Online community website is now closed, but many more places exist online.