In the 33 years since its inception in 1985 OFCA has developed into one of Hartlepool’s most recognisable, distinctive and well-regarded facilitators of town-wide community development and neighbourhood renewal programmes whilst retaining its commitment to an ethos of empowering local people to become actively involved in the design and delivery of projects aimed at effectively improving their economic, social and environmental circumstances.


Mission Statement

OFCA is Identifying and developing new initiatives to meet local needs.

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Our Team

OFCA works as an effective team, using the appropriate balance of skills, experience, backgrounds and knowledge to make informed decisions.

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Our Policy

Our Policy clearly reflect the principle, concepts, practices and philosophies of the organization..

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Jutland Community Centre

The centre has a large hall, kitchen & Cafe.

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Jutland Cafe

Every Tuesday from 9:30am - 1pm. Breakfasts are served 9:30 am - 11:00 am dinners are served 11:30am - 1pm.

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Success Story

OFCA has the history of achievements.

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Advice Centre

We help people to reduce social exclusion

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Our Projects

OFCA is recognised as the key community organisation in Hartlepool through partnership with other community organisations.

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Youth Club

We run the children and youth club on every Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Our Gallery

View our gallery and pictures to see our activities and events.

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We offer volunteering opportunities which provides work experience and also offers impartial advice for employment opportunities .

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We provide a safe environment where young people can enjoy, achieve and inspire each other to be successful

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