Terrence Higgins Trust Cymru

South Wales

Independent Voluntary Sector

Summary of aims objectives:

  • To reduce the spread of HIV and STIs and promote good sexual health
  • To provide services which improve the health and quality of life of those affected
  • To campaign for greater public understanding of the personal, social and medical impact of HIV and sexual ill health.

Services:

  • National rate helpline – THT Direct 0845 12 21 200 - weekdays 10am-6pm
  • Community support
  • Face-to-face counselling
  • Support groups for those living with or affected by HIV/Hepatitis
  • Trust fund that makes grants available to people with HIV in South Wales
  • HIV awareness training to external agencies
  • Awareness raising activities such as World AIDS Day
  • Information and leaflets to professionals in related fields
  • Weekly social care clinics at GUM departments
  • FASTEST: 1-hour HIV testing on Tuesdays 6-8pm

Referrals:

  • Anyone, regardless of HIV status, can access our Helpline for support and HIV information in the first instance.
  • Self-referrals for community support and counselling are acceptable but we may need a reference from your social worker or health adviser before we can work under any long-term care package.
  • Trust Fund applications can be from support services or self-referral.

Contact:

Steve Jones, National Manager, Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) Cymru, Limerick House, 23 Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HE.

Tel: 029 2066 6465

Fax: 029 2066 6465

Email: info.cymru@tht.org.uk

Website: www.tht.org.uk


Last Updated: August 2015
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