We manage a sustainable community facility in the heart of Rhyl, developed from a derelict pub our facility is currently used for delivery of Men’s Shed, Women’s Shed, Youth Cafe, ASD Family Group, Parent & Toddler Group, Kidz Shed, Gardening Group, Wicked Young Carers, Women’s Craft Group, Girls Group, and Community Cafe, Repair Cafe, Breakfast Club and Winter Warmer sessions. We are continually working to enhance our facility and activities with regular checks and inspections alongside ongoing upgrades and improvements to ensure it is fit for purpose to meet our communities needs.
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We will develop as a robust and resilient, locally led charity with the ability to reduce the negative impacts of poverty, loneliness, and isolation on individuals and families by effectively utilising our physical resources, community skills to new opportunities.
Our Charity exists to improve emotional and physical well-being of our beneficiaries by providing activities and services that reduce the effects of poverty, isolation, and loneliness.
We will strive to ensure we meet our communities needs by being.
Sustainable – through cost reduction, income generation and representing ourselves well
Trusted – safe and assured (quality marked and regularly audited)
Resilient – responsive and adaptable to changing community needs
In touch – through regular audits and consultations, remaining well informed
Varied – able to support multiple groups, activities, and services
Explained – open and transparent, accountable to our community
We will provide a high-quality facility that is as energy efficient and economically sound as possible, from that facility we will offer a wide range of inclusive activities and services that encourage individual resilience and community cohesion.
We will provide group activities for Men, Women, Youths, Children, and entire families.
The foundations have been laid, and we will build our future on 5 new pillars:
- OUR FACILITY
- OUR EMPLOYEES
- OUR VOLUNTEERS
- OUR TRUSTEES
- OUR COMMUNITY
Our facility will be managed by a dedicated Caretaker whose role is to ensure the building is maintained to the highest standards.
Our employees will be trained and supported in line with the Investors in people standards and always paid at a minimum the real living wage.
Our volunteers will be well supported, valued, trained, and celebrated in line with the of the Investors in volunteers standards.
Our Trustees will ensure we have excellent governance and robust systems in place while remaining locally led, unbureaucratic and grounded.
Our community will be regularly consulted and listened too; we will ensure that we adapt our priorities and activities to meet local needs as they change.
Our Community Pledge:
Our facility minimum standards are:
- To be adequately insured
- To be regularly risk assessed
- To have regular outside inspections
- To have regular maintenance conducted
- To be regularly cleaned and disinfected
- To be cost effective and energy efficient
- To be as accessible as possible to all
Our employee minimum standards are:
- To have clear annual enhanced DBS checks.
- To complete our Competency Framework.
- To complete our essential core training plan which covers:
- First Aid, Fire Safety, and Risk Management
- GDPR and confidentiality
- Safeguarding Children, and adults
- Food Hygiene, Allergens, and HACCP
- Health & Safety law / regulations
- Equality, diversity, and discrimination
- mental health & wellbeing
- Play work and Youth work