Projects

We work in coalition with young people, communities and partners to facilitate innovative, expressive, empowering projects.

HMRC Support

HMRC Support

Swansea MAD offers one-to-one digital inclusion support so people can access and use HMRC online services. Please contact geraint@madswansea.com.

Sky Up Digital Hub

Sky Up Digital Hub

Swansea MAD is a Sky Up Digital Hub. Sky Up is a programme delivering 100 new Digital Hubs, in partnership with local and trusted charities in the heart of communities, to provide free internet access and digital skills support. Pop in to the #SkyUp Digital Hub at...

Youth Climate Action Fund

Youth Climate Action Fund

Funded by the Energy Saving Trust Foundation Youth Climate Action Fund, Swansea MAD supports young people to take action on the climate issues that matter most to them.

Men’s Shed

Men’s Shed

The Men's Shed at Swansea MAD meets weekly on Fridays (1-3pm). A relaxed space to meet others, have a cup of tea & a chat. Please contact geraint@madswansea.com for more information. This project is supported by Swansea Council Men’s Shed Funding.

Swansea Past, Present and Future

Swansea Past, Present and Future

Jeff Phillips is a committed environmentalist, a passionate educator and in many people’s eyes, Swansea’s greatest living artist. Decades as a distinguished portrait artist and illustrator have produced a body of work that tells Swansea’s story, often far more...

Democratic Engagement

Democratic Engagement

Swansea MAD facilitates workshops and activities, supporting people to register to vote and raise their voice about the things which matter to them. This project is a partnership with Swansea Council Partnership and Involvement Team and Swansea Council Democratic...

Swansea Co-Production Network

Swansea Co-Production Network

Swansea Co-Production Network is a network of people interested in working co-productively with Swansea Council to ensure services are focused on supporting people to live good lives. Swansea MAD provides support for the Swansea Co-Production Network to enable them to...

Hidden Stories

Hidden Stories

Swansea MAD is a People’s Collection Wales Digital Heritage Station. We support people to upload photographs, sound recordings, documents, videos and stories to the People’s Collection Wales, a website dedicated to bringing together Wales's heritage. Hidden Stories...

Swansea MAD Warm Hub

Swansea MAD Warm Hub

Swansea MAD provide hot meals, drinks, digital devices and data (and training on how to use them), access to the internet, charging points, toiletries, period products, support and friendship. We are open Monday-Friday.

Energy Affordability Fund

Energy Affordability Fund

Funded by the National Grid Energy Affordability Fund, our project provides one-to-one energy appointments, workshops and training.

Connecting Carers

Connecting Carers

Connecting Carers provides bespoke digital skills, employability support and advocacy for Carers in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. This project is supported by the West Glamorgan Regional Integrated Fund.

Smart Energy

Smart Energy

Swansea MAD is a delivery partner of the Smart Energy GB in Communities programme. The programme is part of Smart Energy GB's campaign to inform people about smart meters and the benefits they can bring. Read our blog for more information about smart meters, useful...

Volunteering

Volunteering

Swansea MAD offers a range of volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering with Swansea MAD, please contact geraint@madswansea.com

Raise Your Voice

Raise Your Voice

Working in partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs of Wales and Deryn, Raise Your Voice works to empower young people to raise their voice on issues which matter to them, including by registering to vote and participating in elections. The Raise Your Voice website and...

JemJam’s Digital Cookbook

JemJam’s Digital Cookbook

JemJam’s Digital Cookbook is a volunteer-led project that aims to provide delicious and easy-to-make recipes for children and young people. Led by Jemma, participants can follow a simple video tutorial and create great dishes for themselves and others. Driven by her...