SCCA is registered charity No 11169 25.

The charity objectives are:

  1. To promote the benefit of the inhabitants of Shirley in the London Borough of Croydon without distinction of sex, sexual orientation, race or of political, religious or other opinions, by associating together the said inhabitants and the local authorities, voluntary and other organizations in a common effort to advance education and to provide facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation and leisure time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants;
  2. To maintain and manage a Community Centre in furtherance of these objects;
  3. To promote such other charitable purposes as may from time to time be determined.

SCCA is run by volunteers Trustees whose aim is to bring together all Communities in the Shirley area and work with the local authority, voluntary and other organisations.