HIVE Directory: Getting Back To Work

Charles Dickens Centre

The centre is a sport and activity facility. The centre has a large sports hall, a dance studio and meeting spaces available for hire.

Charles Dickens Activity Centre is home to many groups such as salsa dancing, volleyball, football, boogie bounce, fitness classes plus many more.

Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 4DY
02392 738482

Community Learning Service: The Learning Place

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal. Opening hours may have changed and Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

The Community Learning Service seeks to secure a high quality community learning programme which meets local need.

6 Derby Road
North End
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO2 8HH
02392 621860

EBP South

COVID-19 Update: Internet and/or Telephone Based

EBP South provide a complete work experience service for schools in Hampshire and Isle of Wight. 

1000 Lakeside, North Harbour, Western Road
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO6 3EN
02392 283400

Fratton Community Centre

Fratton Community Centre runs a variety of activties and events all year round for all ages.

Trafalgar Place
Fratton
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 5JJ
02392 751441

Get Online

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown. Once Lockdown is over, contact organisation to see when activities will start again. Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

Learn basic computing at a weekly drop-in class

Somerstown
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO5 4EY
02392 823895

Hillside and Wymering Community Centre

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown. Once Lockdown is over, contact organisation to see when activities will start again. Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

Here at the Hillside and Wymering Centre we work alongside local residents to build a programme with maximum benefit to all the local community. You will be greeted by our polite and friendly reception staff who will be happy to answer any questions you have and show you around the spacious bright hall, meeting room, the IT Suite and youth rooms.

Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO6 3PY
02392 882550

John Pounds Centre

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown. Once Lockdown is over, contact organisation to see when activities will start again. Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

The John Pounds Centre is a flagship community and enterprise facility In Portsmouth. It works to provide affordable and accessible activities and services.

22 Queen Street
Portsea
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 3HN
02392 892010

Learning Place

The Learning Place is Portsmouth City Council's Community Learning Service. The Service is an adult education service, which includes Family Learning. It offers courses to anyone over the age of 19 and families in the community.

COVID-19 Update: All Classes are being run as normal with the exceptionn of the cooking classes which have been suspended.

6 Derby Road
North End
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO2 8HH
02392 621860

Personal Choice

Personal choice offer support and advice in many different areas including: reducing outgoings, income and benefits, job searching etc.

1A Upper Arundel Street
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 1NP
02392 346440

Portsmouth Central Library

The Central Library is OPEN. Please see the revised opening times below:

Libraries - coronavirus update
We advise residents that the only services currently open are:
• Central library
• Cosham library
• North End library
• Southsea library
• Mobile library
These branches currently operate under revised opening times:
Monday to Friday – 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed
All our other services will remain closed until further notice.

The library runs a number of activities as well as loaning books, CD's, DVD's and online magazine subscriptions.

Guildhall Square
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 2DX
023 9268 8057