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the hub – your community action centre is a charity based in Dumfries with a region-wide community development remit.
the hub provides a co-working base for community groups, voluntary sector organisations and social enterprises.
the hub develops and delivers projects and services across the region.

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Due to the latest Scottish Government Covid-19 requirements we are temporarily closed to the Public.
This means some of our projects are temporarily suspended however Hub staff working from home are still able to deliver the following projects/services:

Rent Deposit Guarantee Scheme assisting people in housing need access private rented sector tenancies by providing a Deposit Bond and in certain circumstances a short term loan if Rent in Advance is also required.

Getting Connected Project supporting people complete online forms as well as online sessions helping people to use internet enabled devices to access support that can assist them during lockdown or shielding. A loan scheme is available for ipads and free wi-fi connection for those without access to equipment or the internet who use the Getting Connected Project.

SPRING Social Prescribing Project assisting improving the health and wellbeing of people by supporting and connecting them with community support networks.

Winter Warmth for Older People Project assisting older people in fuel poverty who use open fires/fuel burners through provision of free briquettes and kindling. Referrals are also made to project partners to carry out income checks, fuel tariff switching, installation of energy efficient heating/insulation and small household repairs.

Please contact The Hub on 01387 269161 and leave your contact details and we will get back to you. Alternatively you can email info@thehubdg.org.uk.

Other Organisations based with us at The Hub remain working remotely. They can be contacted as follows:
Solway Credit Union Tel: 01387 267200 or email info@solwaycreditunion.co.uk
Social Security Scotland for Scotland Tel: 01387 269161 or 07341 790141 oremail Yvonne.Stewart@socialsecurity.gov.
Start Scotland (Fedcap Employment) Tel: 0800 049 7061 Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEIS) Tel:07908 251347 or email enquiries@ceisayrshire.co.uk
Dumfries and Galloway Over 50’s Group Tel: 0800 520 2150 or email info@thehubdg.org.uk

the hub – your community action centre
24-26 Friars Vennel, Dumfries DG1 2RL
tel: 01387 269161 email info@thehubdg.org.uk.
the hub Dumfries and Galloway a Scottish Charitable Incorporated
Organisation Scottish Charity Number SC043384