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Winter Welcome Centres

Winter Welcome Centres are being created all across the County Borough in a bid to help keep residents warm and safe this winter.

Following the recent Welsh Government announcement, that £1m of funding is being made available across Wales to support Warm Hubs, the Council is looking to create Winter Welcome Centres across the County Borough in a bid to help keep residents warm and safe throughout the cold winter months.

Winter Welcome Centres are intended as places in local communities where people can find a safe, accessible and warm environment during the day.

The centres will look to offer;

  • Refreshments and snacks (as a minimum) but may extend to a more substantive meal where relevant or possible.
  • Advice and support services to those who attend, this can be for example advice and support on financial matters, health and well-being or digital accessibility.
  • Activities such as exercise, or arts and cultural activity (subject to location and availability).

Each centres offering will vary. 

The Council is currently working in partnership with the public sector, voluntary sector and community partners to asses and understand local needs, existing provision and to design and deliver solutions across the County Borough.

Here are the list of Winter Welcomes Centres currently open in Rhondda Cynon and Taf.

Please contact the Winter Welcome Centre directly for their opening times and what they offer. (Please note that some activities/time may be dedicated times for children, families, older people or people with disabilities for example)

Rhondda

Organisation nameAddressContact Details
3D Church, Williamstown 3D Bethabara Church, Arthur Street, Williamstown, CF40 1ND 07900557379
Arts Factory Ltd Arts Factory, The Strand, Ferndale, CF43 4LY 01443 757954
Cambrian Village Trust Sky Blue Cafe Cambrian Industrial Park, Cambrian Court Business Pavilion, Clydach, Tonypandy, CF40 2XX 01443433853
Canolfan Pentre CIO Canolfan Pentre, Llewellyn House Day Centre For The Aged, Llewellyn Street, Pentre, CF41 7BS 01443 307455
Cwmparc Community Association  Cwmparc Community Association - Welfare Hall, Park Road, Cwm-Parc, Treorchy, CF42 6LD 01443 772044
Gelli Life For Living  Ystrad Rhondda Rugby Club 81 Gelligaled Rd, Ystrad, Pentre CF41 7RQ 07742634927
Grandma’s Tea Room and Pantry  Grandma's Tea Room and Pantry, 56, Hannah Street, Porth, CF39 9RA 01443 281848
Holy Trinity Church, Tylorstown Holy Trinity Church, East Road, Tylorstown, Ferndale, CF43 3DB 07717 496830
Hope Church Rhondda Hope Church Rhondda, Units 1-2 Dunraven Street, Tonypandy, CF40 1AN 07942381836
Mens Shed Treorchy The Arts Surgery, BTCV First Floor Rear Of 1 And 2, Wyndham Street, Tynewydd, Treherbert, CF42 5BT 07867767400
Pontygwaith Community Centre Pontygwaith Community Centre, 99, Llewellyn Street, Pont-Y-Gwaith, Ferndale, CF43 3LD 01443 757888
Providence Community Church Providence Church, Trafalgar Terrace, Ystrad, RCT, CF41 7RS 07889418827
Reinvented Solutions Ltd Community Hall, Former Pentre Primary School, Upper Alma Place, Pentre, CF41 7DG 01443 431710
Spectacle Theatre Ltd  The Factory Welsh Hills Works, Jenkin Street, Porth, CF39 9PP 07900493691
Fern Partnership Ferndale Hwb, Nursery The Fern Partnership, North Road, Ferndale, CF43 4PS 01443 570021
Fern Partnership Maerdy Hub, North Terrace, Maerdy, CF43 4DJ 01443 570021
Valleys Kids Soar Centre (aka The Bike Club) Penygraig Community & Family Hub, 1 Cross Street, Pen-Y-Graig, Tonypandy, CF40 1LD 01443 420870
Waun Wen Families Waun Wen Community Recreation Centre, Rhiwgarn Road, Trebanog, Porth, CF39 9LX 01443688133

Cynon

Organisation nameAddressTel no
Abercwmboi Institute Abercwmboi institute and social club, Bronallt Terrace, Abercwmboi, Aberdare, CF44 6BP (down the steps) 07508730835
Cornerstone Church, Cwmbach  Cornerstone Stone Church 2 Sion Terrace, Cwm-Bach, Aberdare, CF44 0AS 07577 738749 or contact@cynonvalleychurch.com or Lynlib999@hotmail.com 
Cynon Valley Church Cynon Valley Church (Former Community Link Building), 368, Fernhill, Mountain Ash, CF45 3EW 01443 479306
Penywaun Community centre  Penywaun Community Centre, Gwladys Street, Pen-Y-Waun, Aberdare, CF44 9DE 07500116659/07500831677
Ray of Light Cancer Support Green Valley Centre ,Park Rd, Abercynon, Mountain Ash CF45 4SP 07971 349703
St Donat's Church St Donat's Church, Aberdare Road, Carnetown, Abercynon, CF45 4NY 07944056335
The Cwm-unity BBB @ Cwmaman Primary School Cwmaman Primary School, Glanaman Road, Cwmaman, Aberdare, CF44 6LA 01685661001

Taf

Organisation nameAddressTel no
Cafe 50 Pontyclun Community And Day Centre, Heol-Yr-Orsaf, Pontyclun, CF72 9EE 01443238500
Capel Farm Community Resource Centre Capel Farm Community Resource Centre, Heol Ty Llwyd, Tonyrefail, CF39 8LW 07977543414
Coedpenmaen Community Church Coedpenmaen Community Church, Coedpenmaen Road, Trallwn, Pontypridd, CF37 4LP 07816 406595
Gilfach Goch Community Association Gilfach Goch Community Association, Cambrian Avenue, Gilfach Goch, CF39 8TG 01443675004
Hope Christian Community. Temple Baptist Church, High Street, Graig, Pontypridd, CF37 1QP 07846994916
Lighthouse Project Tonyrefail Community Centre, Prichard Street, Tonyrefail, CF39 8PA 07503189746
Llanharan Community Development Project Llanharan Drop In Centre, Bridgend Road, Llanharan, CF72 9RD 01443229723
Llanharan Recreation Ground Trust  Llanharan Welfare Hall, Bridgend Road, Llanharan, CF72 9RA 07760162077
Taff’s Well & Nantgarw Community Hub  Taff’S Well & Nantgarw Community Hub , Cardiff Rd , Taff’s Well , CF157PR (next door to Little Friends Nursery) 07936168267 or thehub1@outlook.com
Wales Council for Deaf People Office Glenview House, Court House Street, Graig, Pontypridd, CF37 1JY 01443485687
Ynysybwl Regeneration Partnership Ynysybwl Regeneration Partnership (downstairs office), 20 Windsor Place, Ynys-Y-Bwl, Pontypridd, CF37 3HR 01443 799365 or email hayley@yrp.wales