Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan

Vale of Glamorgan

Voluntary Organisation. Registered Charity No. 1066411

Summary of aims & objectives:

Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan aims to develop services which:

  • Are based on the wishes, needs and rights of people who use the service
  • Work to support and empower people with mental health problems
  • Assist in developing ‘good practice’ in mental health services.
  • Raise public awareness of mental health services.

Services:

We provide three open access Mental Health Resource Centres which serve distinct geographical communities within the Vale of Glamorgan (East, Central and West Vale). They are:

  • Mind in the Vale (Mental Health Resource Centre) Barry Centre
  • Mind in the Vale (Mental Health Resource Centre) Penarth Centre
  • Mind in the Vale (Mental Health Resource Centre & Outreach) Western Vale Project

They provide:

  1. User-led social activities
  2. Information on a wide range of mental health and community resources
  3. Signposting to appropriate specialist and general support
  4. Access to well-being and complementary therapy groups/courses and training
  5. Activities & volunteering opportunities to help people fulfill vocational or educational potential
Mind in the Vale also run:
  • Travellers in Mind Café Gallery - café and catering based work experience project and art gallery
  • Charity Shops - Two shops, one in Barry and one in Llantwit Major, offering volunteering opportunities to Service Users. For more information contact the main office on 01446 730792.

Referrals:

All Mental Health Resource Centres are open referral. Referrals for vocational support and/or work experience (Travellers in Mind) can be made via the Main Office on 01446 730 792.

Contact:

Main office: Mind in the Vale, 29 Tynewydd Road, Barry CF62 8HB

Tel: 01446 730792

Fax: 01446 700524

Email: admin@mindinthevale.org.uk

Website: www.mindinthevale.org.uk


Last Updated: January 2017
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