Central Community Halls (CCH)
CCH is a voluntary organisation and a registered charity. CCH has been in operation for over 28 years, serving the communities of Greater Maryhill and the North West of Glasgow. CCH aims to address local demand through access and inclusion and:
• Help local people to access a means to improve their lifestyles and invest in
their own personal and social development;
• Provide local flexibility and locally based responses to the relevant work
focused areas and groups;
• Improve integration of all sections of the community through providing a wide
variety of opportunities from infancy to old age, in a warm and welcoming
• Enable routes out of poverty and exclusion. CCH provides an accessible and
appealing way of integration, recreation, care, personal and social development
for all ages.
As well as being a large community facility, 13 community projects are managed by CCH and over 3000 people per week use the facilities.
CCH Projects include:
Community Events & Activities - Provision of lets for conferences, concerts, musical and cultural events; Provision of programme of community events/fairs. Over 2000 people per week benefit from this provision. Accounting/payroll services also provided for affiliated organisations.
CASE – Provides Day Care (5 days) and home support (7 days) to over 400 older people per week. This includes the frail, dementia & stroke sufferers. Also works with younger people who have multiple sclerosis. Registered with the Care Commission.
Community Care – Staff and volunteers provide a home visiting and befriending service for over 100 isolated older people. The service links trained volunteers to older people providing visit, checks on health needs, welfare benefits and referral to other agencies
Breakthrough Youth Project - Street work and information project for young people age 12-18. Works with over 300 young people per week who are mainly vulnerable and at risk from exclusion from school or within their community.
Bridge Project - Promoting healthy living for young people who have been homeless or living in supported accommodation. Works with 40 young people per week including group work & peer education.
Woodlands Youth Initiative - Support project for young people from minority ethnic communities. Reaches around 200 young people per week through providing drop in services, street work and employment support services.
Active Communities Project – Established in 2003, provides sporting and leisure opportunities for young people and children from black and minority ethnic communities throughout Glasgow. Works with over 150 young people per week
Princes Trust TEAM Programme - Personal development and team work courses aimed at young unemployed adults, particularly those effected by long term unemployment, addiction, unsettled home life and with poor literacy or numeracy. Works with over 100 per year.
CCH Youth Project – Provides learning opportunities for children including young carers & other vulnerable children. Also supports young people with special needs to develop confidence and skills. Works with over 50 children/young people per week.
Safe ‘till Six Project – a quality out of school care with 60 children registered daily. Provides a varied programme for children allowing local families to take up employment and training. Registered with the Care Commission.
Happy Days Nursery – Provides low cost quality childcare for 45 children. The nursery works to a development plan, monitoring curriculum, children’s development & provides support to parents in employment/education. Registered with Care Commission
Finally, their Café is open to the public and staff 5 days per week providing a focal point for CCH. Catering services are also provided to day care and nursery as well as for public and external events.
For more info`, contact:
Community Central Hall
304 Maryhill Road
Tel: 0141 332 9115
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