Big Christmas Give campaign 2022

Baytree is once again taking part in the Big Christmas Give, the UK's largest match funding campaign.   The campaign starts next Tuesday 29th November at 12 midday running through to midday on Tuesday 6th December 2022.  This year we aim to raise £25,000!   Every donation we receive will be doubled so we are garnering all the support we can...

International Day of Charity 2022

In 2012, the UN established the International Day of Charity with the aim of encouraging volunteering and charitable activities around the world. They propose that local community charities are essential to implement the new agenda for sustainable development. The date chosen, 5th September, commemorates the passing of Mother Teresa of...

International Youth Day 2022

International Youth Day was established by the United Nations on 12 August 2000 to draw attention to issues facing the youth such as poverty, mental health and education. It was also created to recognise and encourage the contributions that young people make in our communities, education, non-profit organisations and politics....

Refugee Week 2022

Baytree understands the importance of providing aid and service to those who have newly arrived in the UK. Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts/cultural/educational events and activities that celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK, promoting better understanding of why people seek sanctuary. The theme this year is...

The Summer Give 2022

The Big Give 'Champions for Children' Match Fund Campaign is now LIVE!   From MIDDAY until Tuesday 21st June, ALL donations made to the Baytree Centre will be DOUBLED!   Can you help us raise £10,000 in only one week? £9 - will pay for a girl to attend a fun session at the centre, such...

Save The Date

Save the Date!   From MIDDAY on Tuesday 14th June to 12pm Tuesday 21st June, ALL donations made to the Baytree Centre will be DOUBLED!   Make Summer Exciting for Children in Lambeth This summer, Baytree is participating in The Big Give and The Childhood Trust's Champion for Children Match Fund to raise £5000 in just one week! These funds will be used to...

Ukraine Appeal

WE STAND WITH UKRAINE Russia's violent invasion of Ukraine has left hundreds and thousands of innocent people displaced. In less than a month, more than 3 million people have fled Ukraine, most of whom are women and children. Baytree stands by Ukraine and all people who are forced to flee...

DOUBLE YOUR DONATION!

It's here! Our donation link is now LIVE!  All donations will be doubled from now until midday on Tuesday 7th December.   Together, we can give women and girls the building blocks to a brighter future. £19 will provide information, advice and guidance to a family in need £23 will ensure a migrant woman or girl receives bi-weekly...

SAVE THE DATES: 30.11.21 – 07.12.21

Save the date: 30th November - 7th December Help our women and girls shine bright in 2021. #BaytreeBrighterFuture   As we cautiously come out of the pandemic we want to ensure women and girls in London have the confidence, academic and employability support and skills they need to make up for the...

We’re recruiting!

Are you interested in joining the wonderful Baytree team and making a real difference to women and girls in South London? We are currently recruiting for a Youth Programme Coordinator! Have a look at the opportunity here. 

Meet Our Intern!

At Baytree, we regularly run volunteer internships for anyone looking to gain experience in the charity sector working with women and young people. Internships are generally 3 months long and part-time. We asked our recent Communications and Fundraising Intern, Alex, to tell us a bit more about her experience at...

Supporting Our Local Latin American Community

Baytree, alongside our partner organisations Indo-American Refugee and Migrant Organisation (IRMO) and High Trees, have recently been featured in a BBC Mundo article. There is a well-established Latin American community in Lambeth, and an estimated 250,000 Latinos in the UK, many of whom arrived on EU passports.    In order...

Jamie Shaves Her Head for Baytree

At Baytree, we're no strangers to creative ways of fundraising. But one of our brilliant volunteers Jamie went one step further to raise money and shaved off all of her hair! Her bravery raised an incredible £1463 for Baytree and we couldn't be more grateful.After growing her hair during lockdown, Jamie...

Baytree is ready for a summer of fun!

Hello Summer! The sun is out, school is nearly over and we can’t wait for a summer of fun! After all the challenges of lockdown, our women and girls are looking forward to a chance to relax, meet new friends and try new activities.A New Partnership We are pleased to announce our new...

New Partnership for Baytree: Ecosystem Coldharbour

  Baytree is extremely pleased to be part of a new partnership called Ecosystem Coldharbour, part of the ‘My Ends’ programme funded by the Government’s Violence Reduction Unit. This isa network of interconnecting and interacting drivers of change working to reduce adverse experiences in the Coldharbour Ward of Lambeth – a locality...

Hello Spring!

The change in season has brought along brighter days and new Baytree updates. We're excited to announce that the Centre is now open Monday to Thursday 10am to 6pm and activities will resume in person from 26th April!Women's Service The Women's Service ESOL classes have started again and will remain remote until half term....

Red:GLOW – building young women’s leadership skills

What is Red:GLOW Baytree, together with local partners in the UK, Spain, Slovenia, Poland, Latvia and Italy has been working on the development of Red:GLOW; a project that, for the last two years, has promoted active citizenship and supported around 1,000 young women from disadvantaged backgrounds to build the skills...

The Christmas Give: From NOW until midday Tuesday 8th December your donations to Baytree will be DOUBLED.

The 1st December marks Giving Tuesday and the beginning of our Christmas match-funding campaign with the Big Give, where for one whole week, ALL donations to us will be DOUBLED. Our champions, Astrid & Miyu and The Childhood Trust, will help support our efforts to raise £10,000! Both of the National Lockdowns have taken a huge...

Summer 2020 at Baytree

This summer might've been a little bit different than what we were used to, but we still enjoyed a jam-packed schedule that made summer 2020 a memorable one, whether we were at the centre or taking part virtually. Our family and women's sessions took place mostly over Zoom. From crafts...

Our Summer match funding campaign is live, so DONATE NOW to help us reach our goal of £5000 in only one week!

With the COVID-19 pandemic still disrupting our daily lives and exacerbating the needs of low income families and children, now more than ever is the time for us to ensure that our girls will have a memorable summer for all the right reasons. Our match funding campaign in partnership with the Childhood Trust will run from NOW until...

Find out more about how we have been remotely supporting our women and girls since lockdown.

With a global pandemic in full swing and national lockdown restrictions in place, life as it is has become challenging for everyone. However, for many of the women and girls Baytree supports, the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak has amplified existing challenges and support needs. Lockdown has caused a soar...

We have launched our PFA partnership YouTube channel and resource pack to support vunerable adults across Lambeth

Place For All (PFA) is a partnership between the Women's and Adult Services of the Baytree Centre, High Trees Community Development Trust, and Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organisation (IRMO), working towards a more equal and inclusive Lambeth, supported by a stronger voluntary and community sector. Our resource pack offers information,...

Corona Virus Update

In light of the increasing spread of the corona virus, we're sorry to announce that we have taken the difficult decision to suspend services at the Centre, in order to keep our women, girls, volunteers and staff safe. In this climate of uncertainty, it is important to us to continue...

International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day is always a special event for everyone at Baytree. Each year, we like to do something a little different to celebrate the achievements and solidarity of women and girls everywhere. This year was no exception, with plenty of fun, varied, inspirational activities to take part in. On...

Spring Half Term at Baytree

With sports, community work and leadership training all getting a look in, half term was packed full of fun activities for the girls at the Baytree Centre. The week kicked off on the 17th February at Pop Brixton, where for two days, our Spark girls took part in a work...

Baytree Heroines – meet some of our Volunteers

Baytree wouldn't be here without the work of our wonderful volunteers who give their time and dedication so generously and empower and inspire girls and women across the centre. Baytree has a 200 strong volunteer force. Meet Apithanie, Rosalie, Jeni and Gabby who volunteer their time in our Youth Service. Apithanie...

Help us continue to empower women and girls across Lambeth!

The giving season is upon us and once again we are taking part in The Big Give's annual Christmas Challenge. This means that from 12pm Tuesday 3rd December - 12pm Tuesday 10th December all your donations will be DOUBLED. So set a reminder in your diaries and help us raise £10000 in only one week!With your help, we will continue to empower women...

Baytree’s Spark girls are taking up space

Spark, Baytree's leadership focused youth club, has teamed up with Taking Up Space, a female led not-for-profit design agency on a mission to design a better world for all women. Taking up Space is running a two month project called Information Exchange with the girls looking at how we can...

Sparking Change Conference

In the UK today there are more women in employment than ever before. There are more women pursuing higher education than their male counterparts and female youth employment is on the rise. And yet, women are still underpaid and underrepresented. As of April 2019 it was reported that 78% of...

Social Action Week

At Baytree we don't stop organising meaningful activities for our volunteers and beneficiaries, our Social Action Week wasn't the exception. Both the Women and Youth Services contributed to generate social awareness and organised different activities to raise money for two local charities. In the Youth Service mentors and mentees were...

Refugee Week at Baytree

June saw Refugee Week being celebrated across the UK as well as Baytree. Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural and educational events and activities that celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK and promotes better understanding of why people seek sanctuary. In celebration of Refugee Week,...

Summer Activities at Baytree!

Happy Summer from the team of us all at Baytree! With the term drawing to an end, the holidays are around the corner and for us that means two weeks of exciting, educational, friend making, explorative activities and workshops for girls in and around the community. This year we have...

Baytree secures grant from Berkeley Foundation to improve access to employment for young women in our community.

Young people aged 16-24 face the highest levels of unemployment in Britain – and more young women are affected than young men.   Baytree together with High Trees CDT and @spiralskills have secured funding from the @berkeleyfoundation 's latest grant programme, Empowering Young Women into Work, to improve access to...

Help make summer memorable for girls in Lambeth!

Did you know... Without the security of free school meals, without parents able to afford time off work and with the loss of purposeful activities and structure provided by schools, summer holidays, for many vulnerable children, do not evoke joyful memories of endless fun and holidays in the sun. You...

Job opportunity with our partners Ebony Horse Club

Our partners Ebony Horse Club are recruiting an Admin Assistant. Flexible working hours and the opportunity to work with fantastic people as well as horses in the heart of Brixton! Application deadline: 17th May. For more information have a look at the job description: EHC Admin Support May 2019    

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Sparklers Club

supports girls in their final term of Year 6 and in year Year 7 with the transition from primary to secondary school; Tuesdays from 4:30 – 5:45 pm  

Junior Spark Club

for girls in years 8-9; Thursdays from 4:30 – 6:00 pm. 

Spark Club

for girls in years 10 and above; Wednesdays from 5:00 -7:00 pm.