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Ace Artists!

These are two of the paintings by members of the Art Therapy Course. The six week programme has just come to an end, but we are planning to run it again soon.

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Ace of Clubs Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

The centre at Ace of Clubs is closed on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th February for staff training.  Open as usual on Thursday 8th February

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Ace of Clubs Women’s Group – Welcome Video

Ace of Clubs relaunched it’s women’s group in September 2017. The group meets every Tuesday morning , from 10:00 – 12:00, and welcomes all women. Recently there has been a pampering session, conversations about women’s health , and bingo sessions.

The group has just made a film about themselves. Please have a look to find out more about the Ace of Clubs women’s group

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Volunteering at Ace of Clubs

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Christmas at Ace

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Volunteering at Ace of Clubs – a new video

We currently need volunteers both in our centre and in our shops.

The following new video is about volunteering in the centre, where we need volunteers every day we are open (Monday to Friday). You could be helping to prepare food and clean the centre in the mornings, and then welcoming our clients from 12:00 noon .

But we also need volunteers  seven days a week in our shops, helping with sorting clothes and other donations, stocking the shelves  and serving customers.

If you are interested, please look at the “get involved” page on this website to find out more.





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Ace of Clubs Film Premier

Ace of Clubs was pleased to host a Christmas Party in honour of our volunteers last night. We took the opportunity to premier the videos made for us by the Ravensbourne second year students, as well as a video about Tesco’s sustainability programme that features Ace of Clubs.

Here is a link to the video about the Ace Bike Club – featuring Sean our resident mechanic. We will post the others next week.



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Ace of Clubs Meal Ticket Scheme


The Ace Meal Ticket Scheme Explained

Buy a £1 ticket – give a meal


  • Buy ACE Meal Tickets and give them to people who are homeless or in need.
  • Each Ace Meal Ticket will give them a hot meal at the Ace of Clubs.
  • When they are there they can also get practical support.
  • You can get the Meal Tickets from the ACE Shops (111 Balham High Rd or 8 Clapham Park Rd), or the centre, at £1.00 each.
  • If you buy a meal ticket you know your contribution to Ace of Clubs will directly help a homeless or vulnerable person.
  • It can also help someone in need get help straight away,

What We Do


  • Every day, Monday to Friday, over 80 people come to Ace of Clubs for a lunch, personal support, and a warm welcome.
  • And every day someone who has just become homeless comes to us for practical help and advice.
  • Ace of Clubs relies on the support of local people to be able to keep providing this essential service. For information on other ways you can help please visit our website



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Come and say hello at Venn Street Market

Ace of Clubs has a stall at Venn Street Market, Clapham, on the first 3 Saturdays in December. Come and meet us to find more about what we do, get your very own “This is Clapham” tote , or  buy Ace of Clubs Meal Tickets that get a homeless person a nourishing meal at our centre.

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Ace of Clubs – winter opening hours

Ace of Clubs is now open from 12:00 to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday . See below for details of our weekly timetable.

Ace of Clubs Winter Opening Hours

Open Monday to Friday

12:00 – 4:00

All Welcome

Lunch (£1:00) : 12:00 – 1:30

Soup and Sandwiches (50p) : 3:00 – 3:30

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday : Showers (book at reception)
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday : Clothes Store (After 2:30)
  • Tuesday : Women’s Club 10:00 – 12:00
  • Monday : Job Search 10:30 – 11:30
  • Wednesday : Visiting Dentist
  • Thursday : Visiting Nurse
  • Also ask about Glassdoor Nightshelter Caseworker and the visiting DWP advisor
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