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2022 was an amazing year for us, in 2023 we are placing focus on our tackling poverty and hardship stream of work to help our communities tackle this cost of living crisis which is affecting them most.


Our passionate and enthusiastic team strives to provide the very best of services to our beneficiaries, ensuring that ethnically diverse communities in Swansea and surrounding areas are inspired and empowered to succeed. 

Our Services

Transforming lives of Refugees and Asylum Seekers

We work to provide holistic support to these groups, through services including overall integration support, employment support, well-being and mental health services.

Vulnerable people at the core of our work 

We continuously work to tackle poverty and issues of inequality in the communities we serve, through our person-centred approach. 

We come to you!

Our service is available to anyone who needs it, and this means we immerse ourselves in our communities. 

For the youth by the youth

Our youth services are proudly beneficiary led. We believe young people are experts of what they need, so we give them the tools they need to be empowered. 

snapshot of the years


We are proud of the exponential growth the organisation had the financial year 2020/21. The CAE provided over 2100 one-to-one support services across our projects. 
We also became the first organisation to offer free transport services


The year 2021/22 was our best yet, with our teams growing by a whooping 30% to meet the needs of the community, and we managed to provide over 2022 one to one services through our climate action, foodbank and core activities. It had been a successful year. 


In the past financial year, we provided over 3000 services to over 500 beneficiaries. We are proud to have overachieved on all our targets for the projects we have delivered in this time period. All our successes would not have been so without the support of our most valued referral and delivery partners.


Tackling Poverty

In this financial year, we received support from Moondance and Swansea Council, enabling us to continue supporting people under our Food Bank Delivery Scheme.We have reached 465 households, serving a total of 415 families and 509 individuals. Our Community Transport and Homecare Projects also drew to a successful end earlier on in this financial year. Over 260 beneficiaries were supported with over 600 engagements during the period reported.


Climate Action

Our film screening had an attendance of up to 50 people who participated in engaging climate justice discussions.In total we have had 20 volunteers supporting the project and gaining life skills. Indirectly, through our online platforms, we have reached 365 people. 40 beneficiaries have engaged in the weekly bike rides, which have shown immense benefits to their mental and physical wellbeing, as well as making them feel more confident about taking up a more eco-friendly way of transport. 


Employment Work 

38 people have been supported to access further education/training, 20 have gone on to receive qualifications and 3 have secured university places.  64 have received employability support such as CV writing and job coaching. 

12 have been supported to develop their business ideas with a prospect to access financial assistance. 4 have been supported to access the Barriers to Start-Up grant through Business Wales. 

our activities

Core activities

  • 1:1 support & Group Workshops

  • Employability support

  • Entrepreneurship support

  • Training

  • Support into further education

  • Financial literacy 

  • Driving support

  • Work placements and volunteering opportunities


Tackling Poverty & Hardship

  • 2 day a week food bank delivery service

  • Access to sustainable period products 


Holistic Support

  • Wellbeing walks in nature

  • Listening service with Mental Health first aid trained caseworkers 

  • Housing and benefits

  • Mobile support service


Climate Justice & Sustainability

  • Awareness raising activities 

  • Events and discussions 

  • Active travel

  • Bike loaning scheme


Youth Empowerment

  • 1-1 support around professional/personal progression

  • Youth social action 

  • Employment/entrepreneurship 

  • Networking

  • Mentoring and peer mentoring

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support us

Your support has the power to transform lives for young refugees, families and entire communities.

With your help, The CAE can continue to empower vulnerable young refugees and families to better their lives, recognise their abilities and realise their dreams. Achieved through accessing quality educational support and mentorship, development of employability and leadership skills and contribution to building inclusive community cohesion.

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Support The CAE so that we can continue supporting marginalised communities. 
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