We hope that you are all keeping safe and well.

Following the Welsh Government announcement implementing a ‘circuit breaker’ in Wales commencing

Friday 23rd October 6pm until Monday 9th November.

The centre will be closed to the public as per Welsh Government and Local Authority guidelines and will only be open for take away services from the Café, to prepare and distribute food surplus, and for use of our minibus by staff or volunteers to deliver food surplus and prescriptions.

Please note below an update of our services and support to our community with the help of our amazing team of staff and volunteers, so remember if you are unsure of anything or need support please contact one of our friendly team of staff who will be more than happy to help you Monday – Friday from 09:00 – 15:00. Telephone 01970 611099 This should provide the community with a vital point of contact where they can receive information and support.

As you are aware The team here at Penparcau Community Hub have been very busy supporting vulnerable and isolated members of the Community during Covid 19 by developing Penparcau Action Team (PAT) so that we can work remotely and still keep services going as best we can.

PAT is a coordinated Hub volunteer community group working in support of and in partnership with the Ystwyth Medical Group, Padarn Surgery and St Ann’s Church providing logistical, organised and controlled priority community support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

We also support St Ann’s church providing them with a much needed delivery service to distribute some food supplies.

We will now be restructuring PAT to focus on the most vulnerable within our community. The team will despatch mainly during the weekend for Food Surplus from the Penparcau Community Hub in our minibus. The main priority must be that of achieving a reliable support system for the community to help counter the Coronavirus pandemic.

Routine is essential, and for the success and sustainable control of PAT we must understand that we are not an emergency service, nor a home help or care group but will provide the vulnerable in the community with support for prescription collections and the occasional drop-and-go service.

During difficult and uncertain times, we can rely on the good within the community to respond and stand tall and support those most in need.

Following the guidance from Local Authority we will be distributing Halloween Treat Bags.

Last but not least please remember we are here for you and if we can help we will,

#BeKind #lookoutforoneanother #caringforthecommunity #together

In the meantime stay safe

Karen Rees Roberts (Forum Manager)