Dusty Forge – Update 19th March 2020

Whilst the Dusty Forge remains shut for public use, ACE has refocused its resources (staff and volunteers) to offer as much support as we can for the local community.  If you or someone you know needs some support or just some friendly reassurance please get in touch, give us a call, email (info@aceplace.org) or message on Facebook.

Community support and advice line (02920 003132): Staff are on hand to offer advice, guidance, and a friendly chat to anyone who needs it. Help may include financial worries, DAF application help, universal credit/JSA/ESA queries, food and fuel crisis support to name a few.  Please give us a call should you need any help.

Community food service (donate what you can afford): we are continuing to work with Fairshare to offer emergency food (subject to availability) for those in need across the community. Please give us a call to arrange pick up/delivery.   People in need, donate what they can to support this service.

Community shop (donate what you can afford): Offering children’s toys and clothing, donated food from Greggs, and bakery items from Marks and Spencer (subject to availability). Collection from the shop door, people in need donate what they can to support this service.

Community Health and mental health support: staff are operating a phone based service, working with GP Clusters across Cardiff.

Youth work provision: staff are delivering online youth work activities, providing help, support and guidance for young people via Facebook, Instagram and Email.  Give us a call or contact the Youth team online – youth@aceplace.org @aceyouth2019 Facebook: ACE Youth Offer

A range of online based activities:  through existing projects, including ACE arts, CAER heritage and the Working Well project – see project facebook groups or give us a call for details.

Home learning resources: a range of activities you can complete with children to them occupied – see facebook groups or give us a call for details.

Working with partner organisations across the community: ACE is currently working with the Police, local GP surgeries, local Cllrs, and the council to support the community.   Including prescription pickups, general wellbeing checks, and emergency food parcels.

 

Call us on 02920 003132

For a chat, an update or to develop ideas to help the local community. 

Check out our ACE Facebook page and our website www.aceplace.org.

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