News

Welfare Support Service

Did you know that we provide a free, confidential, welfare support service? This includes a benefits check and support to claim (including Universal Credit), use of a computer to enable you to claim, help to set up and manage your… read more

New and Nearly New Clothes

We are now offering new and nearly new clothes for men, women and children of all shapes and sizes for just £1 per carrier bag (shoes, scarves and handbags are priced separately).  Please pop in on Tuesday mornings to see… read more

Free Fresh and Chilled Food

Our food bank is open between 11am and 4pm each week day (and as published on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day).  There are no restrictions and you do not have to provide evidence that… read more

Christmas Fresh Food Bank Opening Times

Our free community food bank will open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day as follows: Please do join us for free refreshments and a chat on these dates.

Jeremy Miles AM to visit Maerdy Youth

Maerdy Youth are excited to be welcoming our local Assembly Member Jeremy Miles to their meeting this Wednesday evening (5th September) where he will be explaining what an assembly member does and answering questions about the Welsh Government. He will… read more

Free Fresh Food Today

We will be distributing free fresh food again today, courtesy of Tesco as part of their surplus food community food connection scheme. Pop in to Canolfan Maerdy anytime after 10.30 am and before 5pm to collect a variety of bread,… read more

Free School Holiday Meals

Just a little reminder to all school age young people aged 11+ that this is the last week for free breakfasts and lunches at Canolfan Maerdy. Call in any time between 10 and 11.30am for breakfast and 12 and 2.30… read more

New online fundraising facility

Would you like to help us unlock free money? We are very excited to share our new online donation button with you! This means it is now really easy for anyone to support us wherever they are. We also have… read more

Maerdy Youth has the Street Mark

Did you know that Maerdy Youth have been awarded the Street Mark by Street Games? This enables the group to provide a range of sports to support Street Games’ mission to change sport, change communities and change lives by helping… read more

Children’s Commissioner Visits Canolfan Maerdy

We were delighted to Welcome Sally Holland, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, to Canolfan Maerdy’s Lots of Tots Nursery yesterday.  The children had a lovely time playing with her and Jane Houston, the Community Ambassador.  Sally and Jane enjoyed listening to the… read more