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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”.

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Age Connects Torfaen services

Age Connects Torfaen are currently running the following services: Community Support Respite for carers under Merry Moments if their loved one is living with dementia Shopping Service Cleaning Service Meal delivery Nail cutting service Information and advice Carers weekly catch up via zoom For further information telephone 01495 769264 Monday to Friday, 10am – 3pm, […]

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Age Connects Torfaen Meal Delivery Service

Age Connects Torfaen launches Meal Delivery Service – commences 23rd July – Two Courses for £7.99   Delivering freshly made, nutritious, two-course meals for £7.99 each straight to your door! Delivery anywhere in Torfaen, no contract needed – could be one meal a week or meals every day, Age Connects Torfaen will deliver fresh to your […]

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Rejuvenation – Issue 3

Produced by REJUVENATE! A place for Carers to find creative inspiration, ideas and online support Rejuvenate! book Issue 3 is linked below and has a fantastic Garden theme throughout, it even includes a tasty recipe worth giving a go. Creative Carers’ Group Email: rejuvenate@creativecarergroup.co.uk

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Pain Management course – Gwent

If you live in Gwent and have an underlying chronic condition, then you can sign up to join free, online course in pain management. Please use the form to apply to join the course which starts in July. The course is run by volunteers who have long term conditions. The courses will have a maximum […]

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Torfaen MIND – Announcement

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 […]

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Gwent Carers Hub

THE GWENT CARERS HUB IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE IF YOU NEED ADVICE OR SUPPORT PLEASE CALL THE TEAM ON 01495 367564

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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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