Covid-19 Updates

The latest SHAC service status updates will be published here.

SHAC Office – Our office is currently open, you may contact our office team using the details published on our contact page.

Rainbow Cafe – The Cafe is currently open from Tuesday to Saturday at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The cafe is only open on Monday for our special pre-booked events (see below).

Tea & MemoriesTea and Memories is normally held on Mondays at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM in the Rainbow Cafe. Due to the increase in COVID-19 infections, Tea and Memories will not be held during January; however this decision will be reviewed before February. Please contact us for further information.

IT – Classes – Our IT classes are usually held at the Rainbow Cafe, on Monday mornings from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. At present, classes are not being held, however we plan to restart the course, please contact us for further details.

Tea & Chatter Events Tea and Chatter events are held on the first Sunday of the month, tea parties are held in hosts homes across the borough.

Quiz Night – Our monthly quiz night, planned for Wednesday 26th January 2022 has been cancelled; it is very important to us that we do not create an environment that will cause the spread of the virus and make vulnerable people ill. A decision regarding February’s event will be made at the end of January, please contact us for further information.

Befriending Service – Our befriending service is operating. In cases where both parties are fully vaccinated, befriendee and befriender may meet indoors, if they feel comfortable doing so. All Befrienders are encouraged to take a lateral flow test before each visit. If in any doubt please contact us.

Curry Club – Our Curry Club usually meets once a month, the meeting planned for January has been cancelled, due to the high number of COVID-19 infections. Our next meeting is planned for the 9th February, however this date is subject to our review at the end of January. Please contact us to book a place.

Please note: This information was updated on 14th January 2022, whilst every effort to keep this section up-to-date is made, unfortunately due to the current uncertainly surrounding COVID-19 guidance and the increasing number of infections, these details may be subject to change at extremely short notice, please contact us if in any doubt.