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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”.

Gynae Ovarian Support Group – Cardiff

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.  

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Blaenavon Dementia Support Group

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  

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Autism Drop-in Sessions – Wales

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: […]

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Well-being Centre Pontypool

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

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Hereford ECHO – February Spaces

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, […]

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Maggie’s Cancer Caring Charity support group

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, […]

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Carers Cafe – Pontypool

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  

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Blaenavon Resource Centre

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 […]

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WeCare Wales Award 2020

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 […]

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ECHO Football and Tennis Clubs

Sports Club Home of Leominster Town ECHO Football Club November dates: 14th, 21st and 28th, 7.30 – 8.30pm  Bridge Street Sports Centre, Leominster, HR6 8EA Any ability, men and women welcome.  £3.50 per session, pay as you play   New to Tennis Every Tuesday, 5.30 – 6.30pm,  Bridge Street Sports Centre Hosted by Leominster Tennis […]

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Wednesday LifeLinks Coffee Morning

Wednesday Lifelinks Coffee Morning Wednesday Lifelinks are holding a Coffee Morning on the 13th November 10.00 – 12.00pm.  It will be at St Martins Church in Hereford.  There will be coffee, tea, homemake cakes and Christmas gifts, cards and crafts for sale.  There will also be a tombola and other competitions, and stalls from other […]

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Cwmbran Diabetes UK Group

  Cwmbran Diabetes UK Group Diabetes UK, the charity for people with diabetes, has a network of voluntary groups throughout the UK. One such group is based in Cwmbran to support people with diabetes in Cwmbran and the surrounding area. We are a social group who have a range of events in our annual programme […]

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Torfaen Play sessions

Torfaen County Borough are hosting a play service this Half-term with Play sessions, Activity sessions and much more. For full details on locations and sessions available please see the poster below. Booking is required.

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Age Connects – What’s on: ‘Zest for life’ Early onset Dementia

Age Connects Torfaen activities for younger people with Dementia.  Keep an eye out below for monthly updates about whats on each Monday and Wednesday in addition to the regular weekly drop in group each Friday at Widdershins Centre. For More information please call Janet Bloor on 01495 769264 December’s Programme is as follows: Mondays 02nd […]

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