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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”.

Quiet Hour at Old Market Hereford

Did you know that Hereford Old Market have introduced a quiet hour?  They say “We are committed to creating a welcoming environment for all of our customers and following on from our participation in National Autism Hour and having our staff complete Autism Awareness we have worked with our retailers to create a permanent Quiet […]

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Dementia Life Coach – age connects Torfaen

A dementia Life Coach provides a holistic bespoke service, tailored to the well-being of the carer(s) of an individual with Dementia who lives in the greater Gwent area. If you would like to know please have a look at the attached document or contact Dementia Friends on 01495 769264

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Talk Health – Your Voice Matters

THE FUTURE OF HEALTH SERVICES FOR PEOPLE LIVING IN COUNTY OF TORFAEN. We are inviting people from the area to attend a local meeting to discuss health services, and hear how they will be developed / changed over the coming years please see the attached link for more details

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British Red Cross – Singing and Board Games

Singing The Salvation Army Hall, Park Road, Pontypool NP4 6JH Wednesdays 1pm for a cuppa. 1.30pm for singing. Finish at 2.30pm FREE You don’t need to be able to sing. It’s fun, we’re not a choir. We sing lots of genres of songs Participants can choose which songs to sing from a large selection No […]

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Hearing Loss Group – Deaf Direct

Hearing Loss Group meeting on Wednesday 7th August at The Rose Garden, Ledbury Road, Hereford HR1 2TR 2pm – 4pm. This month, Gail Calthrop, RGN and Mindfulness Practitioner from St Michaels Hospice who is coming along to run a taster Mindfulness session with the group

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Geocaching- ASD friendly

Gwent Wildlife Trust and Integrated Autism Service (Gwent) invite you to a joint, FREE ASD friendly geocaching event over the School summer holidays

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Building a Healthier Gwent

As part of NHS Wales and Gwents 10 Year Public Health Strategic Plan Special community engagement events have been organised for:  Older People: 7th August  Carers: 8th August  Veterans: 13th August  Adults with Physical Disabilities and/or Sensory Impairment: 14th August  Adults with Learning Disabilities: 15th August   Please see the attached […]

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Brain Tumour Support

Brain Tumour Support is uniquely dedicated to providing support for anyone affected by any type of brain tumour, at any point from diagnosis and for as long as support is needed. ​They are there not just for the patients themselves, but also families, carers and loved ones who are dealing day to day with the […]

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Chair Based Yoga

St Peter’s Church Hub, Hereford Chair Based Yoga Mondays, 12am – 12.45am Chair based yoga is for those that require a more gentle approach to yoga. This class is particularly beneficial for the elderly and people recovering from injury or illness. There will be work with the breath and with laughter! £6 a session First […]

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No Wrong Door- HVOSS

No Wrong Doors project has been set as a single point of contact for young people to access a collaborative multi-agency team of agencies. It seeks to create a safe place for those aged 11 to 25 with access to information, support and guidance and provides a confidential space with supportive people to talk to. […]

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Sense Cymru – Open Days

Sense Cymru has a multi-purpose centre in Caerphilly. Our day centre offers a place for people with complex disabilities to build connections by developing communication skills and independence, meeting other people, being creative with arts and crafts and taking part in sport and exercise – all supported by skilled and specialist staff.    

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Torfaen Carers Hub – What’s on

Torfaen Carers Centre is located in Pontypool town centre and offers support and advice for carers living across the borough. The centre was established by Pontypool Mencap and Torfaen Carers Group in March 2005 and provides a one stop shop where carers can obtain information about a whole range of issues, including respite care, transport […]

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