4Winds User Led Association

Cardiff & the Vale

Voluntary Sector – User Led Group. Registered Charity No. 1071770

Summary of aims & objectives:

  • To promote the recovery of people experiencing mental health difficulties so that individuals can lead fulfilling lives within the community.
  • To provide a safe, warm, welcoming space with access to opportunities for social contact and peer support, emotional support, information and vocational support.
  • To redress the social exclusion and disempowerment often faced by people living in Cardiff and the Vale who are experiencing/have experienced mental health difficulties.
  • To enable users of the centre to become involved in its running and future development

Services:

The 4Winds is an open access, user-led mental health resource providing a welcoming meeting place, services and information on mental health issues. It provides a range of services including opportunities for social contact and peer support, emotional support, information and vocational support. It operates a seven-day week service which includes out of hours provision and bank holidays (including Christmas Day).

Opening times are:

Monday 1pm-5pm

(then supported social group at Chapter Arts Centre Café from 5.30-7.30pm)

Tuesday 1pm-7.00pm

Wednesday 10.30am-1pm (Women only. Please note that the women will be meeting at a coffee shop on the
last Wednesday of the month. Please contact the centre for further details.)

Thursday 1pm-7.00pm (Please note the centre closes at 5pm on the first Thursday of every month for a social activity)

Friday 1pm-5.00pm

Saturday 1pm-5.00pm

Sunday 1pm-5.00pm

Resources available – regular training opportunities, information sessions and groups take place, computer room with Internet access, kitchen with access to cooking facilities, dining area, resource room including small library of books for loan, meetings room and communal sitting rooms.

Access is limited in the ground floor area. Unfortunately there is not a lift on the premises.

Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati

Referrals: 

No referral necessary, just pop in during opening hours, or ring for more information

Contacts:

Please note:   From 27th March 2017 for approx 11 weeks the 4Winds will be based at Inroads Wellbeing Institute, 98 Neville Street, Cardiff, CF11 6LS. During this time they can be contacted on 029 2040 7407

Susan Jones, 65 Clare Road, Grangetown, Cardiff. CF11 6QP

Tel: 029 2038 8144

Email: contact@4winds.org.uk

For further information and to download a copy of our latest newsletter, visit our website:
www.4winds.org.uk 


Last Updated: February 2017
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