The Fern Partnership offer many community services in line with community need predominantly within the Upper Rhondda Fach

Following the closure of Maerdy Library in 2014, The Fern Partnership successfully completed an asset transfer and re-opened as ‘Community Hub Maerdy’ in 2015.  This facility provides a range of opportunities for community members to socialise and up skill such as;

  • Computer club
  • After School Club
  • Adult Craft Class
  • Welsh Coffee Mornings
  • I.T suite
  • Training opportunities
  • Dementia Cafe, once a month in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society

The Fern Partnership work in collaboration with Communities first delivering

  • Work Clubs
  • 1:1 employment support
  • Accredited and non-accredited learning
  • Welsh in the community taster sessions

The Fern Partnership are also in the process of developing a new project ‘Generations Together’ focusing on integrating generations to reduce ageist attitudes, reduce isolation, increase value & respect and share knowledge experiences and skills to support others – updates will be available shortly.

Hwb – Upper Rhondda Fach 

Brand new Community Hwb working in true partnership with RCT CBC.  The Fern Partnership completed an asset transfer of the former Infant School and since developed the facility to offer a wide range of services locally including;

  • Full Day Nursery
  • Library
  • Employment Support
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Sensory Room