As well as our children’s day nursery, youth services, social activities and courses, Canolfan Maerdy offers a range of business and community support services provided by the organisation itself as well as through partners. These include:
TESCO FAIR SHARE FOOD DISTRIBUTION SCHEME
Free food from Tesco near or at the end of their ‘sell by’ or ‘use by’ date for people in the community to collect on Mondays and Thursdays from our Centre’s café.
CATCH FOOD BANK COLLECTION POINT
We collect tins, bottles, and storage cupboard food for CATCH to redistribute at GCG Library to vulnerable families.
MOBILE POST OFFICE
Every Thursday morning between 9am and 10am the mobile post office visits our car park and provides all the usual post office services – post, money, etc.
FOOD RECYCLING BAGS
Canolfan Maerdy holds a stock of food recycling bags for the community. Call in any time Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm to collect.
CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU
Our Computer suits houses a Citizens Advice Bureau resource desk for anyone needing to research information on every day matters.
UNIVERSAL CREDIT CLAIMS / WELFARE SUPPORT
Our Community Support Officer is able to help you claim eligible welfare benefits. Ring the Centre on 01269 826893 to make an appointment
ADMINISTRATIVE/OFFICE SERVICES AND BUSINESS ADDRESS
Services include basic administration, photocopying, fax services, hot desk space with Wi-Fi access.
EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT SERVICES
Centre staff and Workways are available for assistance with CV writing, online Job Search, and signposting to training and other services. You can use our PCs to access online job sites.