News & Features

News & Features

Positive Partnerships

A huge thank you to our wonderful partners! Working together with Macmillan Cymru, Cardiff South West Primary Care Cluster, National Lottery Community Fund, Moondance Foundation, Morrisons, Grow Cardiff, Cardiff Council, Food Cardiff and Fareshare has been such a positive experience. ACE has been helped to provide support to those in need, and we’ve been really

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ACE volunteers helping community collections

Would you like to volunteer with ACE?

If the lockdown has left you with some extra time on your hands, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved with ACE’s response to the crisis. We need: Drivers to pick up and deliver prescriptions and food People to process and pack food for delivery at the Dusty Forge Phone friends to be matched

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Supporting positive mental health and wellbeing

During the lockdown, ACE continues to support people with their health and wellbeing through adapting our ‘yourspace’ and ‘Tier 0’ projects.  The Tier 0 Mental Health Service provides psychological Interventions through 1-1 guided self-help sessions in GP surgeries.  This involves working with patients on topics ranging from anxiety and depression to procrastination and perfectionism. In

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Practical Community Support

The community support team has seen a huge increase in demand during these uncertain times. The school closures caused great concerns for many families whose children usually receive free school meals, suddenly struggling to manage the cost of having the children home. Others are struggling to get food while self isolating or finding it hard

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A rapid response to Covid-19

A rapid response to Covid-19 Supporting Our Community in response to Covid-19 On 17th March, ACE shut the doors of the Dusty Forge to the public in response to government guidance about the Coronavirus pandemic. ACE staff worked quickly to refocus efforts and resources to offer vital support for the local community. We soon transformed

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Dusty Forge Closed:

In light of the current Coronavirus pandemic the Dusty Forge/ACE will no longer be open for public access for the foreseeable future.  ACE resources (staff and volunteers) will be refocused to support the emerging needs of the local community.   ACE will do this by providing: Community Support helpline offering advice, guidance and a friendly

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