ACE - Action in Caerau & Ely
Through March, we have a fantastic opportunity to double any donations made to ACE. Our Crowdfunder will support our frontline team responding to the cost of living crisis, and enable us to offer free breakfasts to everyone who comes to our Crisis Hour for advice. Thanks to Co-op’s Warm spaces funding boost, we can access match funding for all donations up to £250.
Crisis Hour – service update.
Our Crisis Hour started in January this year, offering immediate help to those who are unable to keep warm or need food. This year has seen the demand grow, and as a result we have now changed how we manage this service.
A warm welcome to our Warmspace
A warm welcome to our Warm SpACE. Launching on Friday, this space has been created to help people keep warm this winter.
Cardiff Winter Crisis Fund 2022
Thousands of people in Cardiff are already making impossible choices between eating enough and keeping the electricity on – even before the cold weather hits.
We’re delighted to see the old buzz returning to the Dusty Forge and other venues and are pleased to present a list of all our current groups, activities, projects and support.
Get together with friends and communities to play games along with light snacks and
Warm SpACE – Fridays
This space has been created to help people keep warm this winter. Access charging
Grief Space – Tuesdays
Peer support space where community members can voice their grief, loss and bereavement at
The historic pub, The Dusty Forge, is a community hub, offering community shop, advice, cafe, training, and much more.
Talk to us about the range of training we offer, from safety on construction sites, social care and food hygiene.
Helping local communities reduce their shopping bill, through our membership scheme.
Discover history & archaeology of the local area, which includes an Iron Age Hillfort.
A monthly pop-up, offering a friendly free repair and re-use service, supported by Repair Cafe Wales.
See how ACE has made a difference to our community and their lives.
See our Annual Report. We work on the basis that local communities know what help they need the most. See our Strategy and impact reports to find out how we work, what we do and our results.
Support our work by donating, fundraising, volunteering and partnering with us.
Our Mission and Vision
To create vibrant, equal and resilient communities for all, where people find fulfilment in themselves, each other, and the place where they live.
What does our community say about ACE?
“If I’m unsure about anything, money, bills, housing or the kids and school, I pop into The Dusty as they know the listen, don’t judge and that they can help me.” Emma