Loire-Atlantique: mobile grocery store, car wash … Espacea can provide many services to the people

And the local van, traveling grocery store © L’Echo de la presqu’île

Espacea, an employment-oriented company opened in Pontchâteau as part of the Territory Zero Long-Term Unployed (TZCLD) scheme, is now operational.

As in all the experimental areas, this company opens its doors to partners and the general public, Monday, May 30 to Friday, June 3 to highlight the useful and complementary work that can be done on an urban scale.

38 appointments

This is because the stakes are high: with 38 people permanently deprived of employment, employed on permanent contracts, there are many options for action.

And this open door will give them visibility. Residents and local actors are especially invited to visit the company on Friday, June 3 at. 9.00 and 14.00 (1).


Four service centers for residents of Pontchâtelain

Four main areas structure the company’s operations.

The Resident Service Center offers home delivery of orders placed to merchants in the city, a door-to-door mobile grocery service, collection and shredding of green waste, small jobs and various services (including moments of fun, games, reading, walking, etc. and interior cleaning of vehicles »

Magalie Fonteneau, Director of Espacea.

But that’s not all.

The newly created workshops were presented by the employees during the inauguration (here interior cleaning of vehicles for individuals and companies) ...
The workshops were presented by the employees, such as here interior cleaning of vehicles for individuals and companies) … © L’Echo de la presqu’île

A business service center provides additional assistance such as “a concierge, a cardboard service, mobility assistance, maintenance of hedges, interior cleaning of vehicles and occasional assistance.”

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In addition, the town hall offers weeding of sidewalks, cleaning of ditches, distribution of the municipal magazine, workshop to combat digital disruption and preparation of Christmas packages for seniors.

Recycle with the materials library

“Finally, the materials library will allow recycling and resale of materials, restoration and transformation of furniture, creation of furniture from pallet wood, sale of recycled wood for do-it-yourself, cutting as needed, delivery and collection of bulky items and creation of recycled fabric items”

Magalie Fonteneau, Director of Espacea.

“By being a player in the circular economy and a vector for social cohesion and by participating in the ecological transformation, we respect our stated commitments from our involvement in the experiment with Zero Long-Term Unemployed Territory”

Danielle Cornet, Mayor.

During the inauguration, Monday, May 9, the elected official reminded in passing that the supervisory team and staff will offer additional services by creating innovative and non-competitive solidarity activities “in partnership with the commercial and associative substance in the municipal area. ” .

TZCLD … in a nutshell!

The Zero Long-Term Unemployment Territory, to which the city of Pontchâteau has just been officially linked (the first in the Loire-Atlantique), has as its main purpose to set a different course in the fight against long-term unemployment.

In particular, it makes it possible to redistribute the costs associated with the long-term deprivation of employment, in order to help finance jobs in a sustainable way, socially beneficial to the areas, in addition to those that exist locally, and ensure decent working conditions.

The first pilot phase involved 10 territories between 2016 and 2021. 21 territories at the national level are currently involved in the process. In these areas, almost 1,300 additional jobs have been created since the start of the experiment.

Dates to remember

Thursday, June 2. 9.00 and 14.00, for new projects, presentation of the project and its implementation by the project team and representatives of CLE. Visit of the EBE Espacea, Jean-Yves Plaisance room, in Coët Roz, Pontchâteau.
Friday, June 3rd. 9.00 and 14.00 for residents and local actors presentation of the project and its implementation by the project team and representatives of CLE. Visit by the company EBE Espacea. Monastery area – 1 rue Archimède, Pontchâteau. Reservation required at City Hall (TZCLD service) on 07 72 18 63 61.

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