SSAFA Gwent is part of the national SSAFA armed forces charity which covers the whole of the UK. It helps Serving Personnel and Veterans, as well as their dependants who are in need. Nationally it has over 5000 voluntary caseworkers and last year it dealt with over 35,000 requests for assistance. This meant SSAFA was […]
Meeting places & support
A directory of support groups and meetings, regular events and courses brought to you by businesses that share our Vision; “to enable people affected by disabilities to exercise choice and control, to live independent lives, and to actively participate in society”.
Announcement from Torfaen & Blaenau Gwent Mind they are following the government’s current guidelines on the coronavirus & have sadly had to close their doors in both Pontypool and Brynmawr to the public, however all staff are working from home. They are unable to deliver the recovery courses, activities or offer face to face […]
THE GWENT CARERS HUB IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE IF YOU NEED ADVICE OR SUPPORT PLEASE CALL THE TEAM ON 01495 367564
Needing support? Just want a chat? Meet at Maggie’s Centre on the last Monday of the month between 1:30 and 3pm. For more information please contact Maggie’s Centre Cardiff 029 2240 8024. Maggie’s is located next to Velindre Hospital.
Carers, Patients, Family, Friends – All welcome. Drop in for a chat and receive friendly advice, a welcome respite and join in their activities. See document below… For more information, contact Bill Weaver on 01495 772487
This is a support session (approx. 30mins) where you can discuss difficulties and what matters to you confidentially. Drop-in and talk about how ASD affects you and your family. No appointment is necessary but you can book a slot if you prefer. To find out more about the Integrated Autism Service please visit the website: […]
Zest for life- February 2020 workshops, for full information on dates and contact details please see the link or picture below
Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent MIND have put together a timetable of activities available in February 2020 please click the link below to see the full schedule: Torfaen & Blaenau Gwent Mind – Well being Hub activities
Please find attached the latest listing of the current vacancies in the day opportunity projects with ECHO. This month the feature is on Saxon Hall Community Café, newest project and already proving popular for those wishing to gain catering and hospitality skills in a work-based environment. As always you can contact the Referral Manager, […]
Maggie’s Cancer Caring Charity provides free practical, emotional and social support for anyone affected by cancer and their family & friends. The Centre is based in the grounds of Velindre Hospital Cardiff; Maggie’s offers a warm welcome in a nurturing environment. Maggie’s is open Monday – Friday, 09:00-17:00 just drop in, no appointment is necessary, […]
ECHO has a full schedule of great events and meet ups planned for January 2020. Check out the Poster below for more details
Advice, Information and Friendly Support. Please see the attached documents for full details and contact information. Mondays 10am- 2pm at Talygarn Unit, Pontypool and Mondays 2.30pm- 4.30pm at Ty Sirihol Ward, Pontypool
More than Health Care Alongside the Medical Practice, Pharmacy, Dentist and other health services Blaenavon Resource Centre provides a range of information, advice and support in your community. Here you can find Torfaen CBC Customer Services Team, Adult Social Care, Gwent Police and a range of outreach support and services. This newsletter contains information on […]
Do you have a care worker who really makes a difference to your life? Or do you work with or know someone you think makes a difference through the care and support they provide? WeCare Wales award launch leaflet 2020 Why not nominate them for the WeCare Wales award? The new Accolade that recognises, celebrates […]