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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 […]

Action on Hearing Loss Cymru

All Wales Voluntary sector. Registered Charity No. 207720 Summary of aims & objectives: We help people confronting deafness, tinnitus, and hearing loss to live the life they choose. We enable them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way. Services: Services include: ATC – Access, Training and Consultancy Service Care […]

Addiction Recovery Agency (ARA)

Cardiff Aims & Objectives: To offer help and support any individual who is experiencing problematic gambling and whose aim is to either reduce their gambling or to refrain from gambling completely. To offer help and support for any individual whose life has been affected by someone’s gambling. We refer to other agencies when deemed appropriate. […]

Advocacy Support Cymru Ltd

Cardiff & Vale, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, RCT, Powys, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Torfaen and Monmouthshire. Registered Charity No. 1141999 Summary of aims & objectives: Our vision is to consistently provide the highest possible quality of independent advocacy. Our focus is to value, support and work with people who need to be heard […]

Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale

Cardiff and the Vale Summary of aims & objectives: Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale will help and support older people, especially those who are vulnerable, isolated and in poverty. The charity’s aims are to:• Enable older people to secure and uphold their rights at times when they may be vulnerable.• Provide independent, accurate and […]

Al-Anon Family Groups (including Alateen)

All of Britain Voluntary sector. Self-help groups. Summary of aims and objectives: Al-Anon is worldwide and offers understanding and support for families and friends of problem drinkers, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not. Services: Local group meetings can be accessed by contacting the helpline number below. This is open to receive calls from […]

Alcoholics Anonymous GB

All of Britain Self-help, Voluntary Sector, Local and National Summary of aims & objectives: Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. There are no dues or fees for […]

All Youth Matters

Vale of Glamorgan and surrounding area Registered Charity No. 1092495 Summary of Aims & Objectives: All Youth Matters (formerly Penarth Youth Project) exists to provide a high-quality, friendly service for young people which aims to enhance the quality of life of young people of all abilities, cultures and backgrounds to enable these young people to […]

Alzheimer’s Society – Wales Regional Office

Wales National voluntary organisation. Registered Charity No. 296645 Summary of aims & objectives: Provide help and support to people with dementia, carers and professionals. To provide support to localities across Wales. To give talks and presentations to carers and professionals. Campaigning to improve services. Services: Advice & information leaflets Details about localities across Wales as […]

Alzheimer’s Society (South East Wales Locality)

Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf. Registered Charity No. 296645 Summary of aims & objectives:  Alzheimer’s Society is the UK ‘s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. Alzheimer’s Society champions the rights of people living with dementia and the millions of people who care for […]

Amber Project (Church Army)

Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan and surrounding areas. Registered Charity No. 226226 Summary of aims & objectives: The Amber Project, which is based in Cardiff City Centre, works with young people aged 14-25 who have experience of self-harm. Services: The project offers both individual and group support, including: Counselling One-to-One Support Theatre Workshops Activity Based […]

Atal y Fro (formerly Women’s Aid, Vale of Glamorgan)

Vale of Glamorgan Registered Charity No. 1034188 Summary of aims & objectives: Atal Y Fro is a unique organisation dedicated to the elimination of domestic abuse. We do this by:- Sustaining and developing work relations with partners & stakeholders Raising awareness, informing and educating communities in the Vale on Domestic Abuse, its causes, consequences and […]

Barnardo’s Cymru – Cardiff & Vale Locality services

Cardiff & Vale National Organisation Registered Charity No. 216250 Summary of aims & objectives: Barnardo’s has 23 services operational across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. These services all work to meet the needs of vulnerable children, young people and families living in the geographic remit of these two Local Authorities, providing support via a […]

Bawso

Wales Registered Charity No. 1084854. Company No. 3152590. Summary of aims & objectives: Bawso delivers specialist services to people from Black and Ethnic Minority (BME) backgrounds. Bawso’s aims are: To provide generic and specialist services including the provision of temporary accommodation in Wales for those suffering from domestic abuse and all forms of violence; To […]

Bipolar UK – Wales

Wales/UK Summary of aims & objectives: Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals affected by bipolar. Services: The services provided by Bipolar UK include: Support Line for anyone affected by bipolar including carers, relatives and friends. We will talk things through with you and look to find ways forward together. The number […]

Breathe – a Gofal Project

Cardiff Registered Charity No. 1000889 Summary of aims & objectives: Breathe is a counselling and wellbeing space in the heart of Cardiff, offering counselling services, CBT, therapies & mental health workplace training – created by the Mental Health Charity Gofal. Our qualified counsellors specialise in a range of approaches and all are registered with either BACP […]

Cardiff Advice (Citizens Advice)

Cardiff Voluntary sector. Summary of aims & objectives:  Cardiff Advice provides free independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. Services: The service can provide advice on virtually any issue, including: Welfare benefits Debt Housing Family and Relationship Employment Law Immigration Discrimination and […]

Cardiff and Vale Citizens Advice (Vale Services)

Cardiff and Vale Registered Charity No. 1089294 Summary of aims & objectives: We aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives. We provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. We value diversity, promote equality […]

Cardiff Institute for the Blind

Part of RNIB Group Cardiff Registered Charity No. 214131 Summary of aims & objectives: Cardiff Institute for the Blind supports and empowers blind and partially sighted people to maintain or improve their physical and emotional wellbeing, live independent and fulfilled lives thus enabling participation in the wider community. Services: Support groups and social clubs Computer […]

Cardiff Mind Ltd

Area Covered: Cardiff residents only Voluntary Sector Agency No.1020633 Mission Statement and Aims: Cardiff Mind promotes positive mental wellbeing through empowering and supporting people to access opportunities to give them independence and quality of life. Aims To provide services that place the consumer at their centre and that enable the consumer to discover and realise […]
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Cardiff Nightline

Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of South Wales and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Voluntary organisation Summary of Aims and Objectives Nightline is a confidential listening and information service run by students of Cardiff University, the University of South Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the Royal Welsh College of Music and […]

Cardiff Third Sector Council

Cardiff Registered Charity No. 1068623 Summary of aims & objectives: Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC) is the umbrella organisation that promotes, supports and represents the voluntary sector in Cardiff. We provide services, support, training and advice to local charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises, and foster relationships within the sector and between the […]
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Cardiff Women’s Safety Unit

Cardiff Charity No. 1071243 Summary of Aims and Objectives: Cardiff Women’s Safety Unit aims to increase the safety of victims of domestic abuse and their children, keeping them if possible in their own homes. Services: The WSU provides an Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisory (IDSVA), Service for female victims of domestic/sexual violence in relation […]

Cardiff Women’s Aid

Cardiff Voluntary Sector Summary of aims & objectives: Cardiff Women’s Aid (CWA) offers advice and advocacy, information, emergency temporary accomodation (refuge), reactive and crisis intervention and counselling to women (and their children if they have any) who are fleeing domestic abuse. We have a range of services for children including counselling for young people. We […]

Care & Repair Cardiff and the Vale

Cardiff & Vale Voluntary Sector. Summary of aims & objectives: Care & Repair Cardiff and the Vale exists to help older people to repair, adapt and maintain their homes thereby enabling them to live as independently as possible with increased safety, security, warmth and comfort. Services: The core Casework Service is the focal point of […]

Carers Wales (a part of Carers UK)

Wales National Charity. Registered Charity No. 246329 Summary of aims & objectives: Carers Wales is here to improve carers’ lives and with Carers UK: We connect carers so no-one has to care alone – By joining us you become part of a community of carers who can support you through the ups and downs of […]

cavamh – Nexus: carer & service user involvement in older people’s mental health

Cardiff & Vale Project managed by cavamh. Registered Charity No. 1148312. Company No. 8000094. Summary of aims & objectives: “Carer and service user involvement in older people’s mental health services” Nexus is a project, managed by cavamh, set up to involve people who use older people’s mental health services (where possible) and their informal carers […]

cavamh – Sefyll

Cardiff & the Vale Project managed by cavamh. Registered Charity No. 1148313 Company No. 8000094 Summary of aims & objectives: “Creating positive change in mental health services by involving and utilising the expertise of the people who use them” Sefyll is a project, managed by cavamh, set up to involve people who use adult mental […]

cavamh (Cardiff and Vale Action for Mental Health)

Cardiff & the Vale Local Mental Health Development Service. Registered Charity No. 1148312. Company No. 8000094 Summary of aims & objectives: Cavamh works to progress mental health services by service user, carer and voluntary sector involvement, through networking, liaison with planners, providers and commissioners, and providing information, training and developmental support for organisations and service […]

Community Care & Wellbeing Service [CCAWS]

CCAWS – Charity No. 1177025, Voluntary Sector. Area: Cardiff & South East Wales Aims & Objectives CCAWS is a local mental health charity based in Cardiff supporting the diverse communities of Cardiff & South East Wales. We are a multi-linguistic and culturally sensitive mental health and wellbeing service, specialising in support for people from BAME […]

Crossroads in the Vale (EMI) Ltd. Caring for Carers

Vale of Glamorgan Registered Charity No. 1061381 Summary of aims & objectives: The over-riding purpose of the organisation is to support the Carer of someone, who late in life has developed a mental illness such as dementia or severe depression, living in the Vale of Glamorgan. To meet this aim, the organisation recruits and trains […]

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cardiff & the Vale Voluntary sector. Registered Charity No. 208078 Summary of aims & objectives: Support for bereaved people of all ages. Services: One-to-one face to face bereavement support One-to-one telephone bereavement support Group bereavement support Friendship group in Cardiff Information and Assessment evening once a month National website: www.cruse.org.uk National helpline: 0808 808 1677 or […]

DASH

Bridgend area DASH is an independent charity based in Bridgend since 1983 Summary of aims & objectives: DASH exists to reduce harm to people affected by substance misuse. The Project: Offers free and confidential advice and support to residents of the Bridgend area Offers a service that is professional, friendly and respectful We do not […]

DEWIS Centre for Independent Living

Vale of Glamorgan. Also Rhondda Cynon Taff, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff Registered Charity No. 1098229 Aims & Objectives: Supporting the independent lifestyle of disabled people Wales. Services: Direct Payments Support Managaed accounts Payroll services Training Advocacy – Newport, Conwy, Pembrokeshire, Denbighshire, Powys, Rhondda Cynon Taff Referrals: Social worker referral / self referral Contact: Amber House, Upper […]

Diverse Cymru

Cardiff & Vale National charity. Registered Charity No. 1142159 Summary of aims & objectives: Diverse Cymru is a unique Welsh charity committed to supporting people faced with inequality and discrimination because of age, disability, gender identity and reassignment, race, religion or beliefs and sexual orientation. Diverse Cymru’s vision is to help create a country without […]

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS)

Vale of Glamorgan (some Vale and Cardiff service areas covered) Voluntary organisation. Registered Charity No. 1163193. Company No. 9517850. Summary of aims & objectives: GVS is an independent charity and has a flourishing membership of voluntary and community organisations active in the Vale of Glamorgan. We help to improve the quality of life of people […]

Gofal

Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan Registered Charity No. 100889 Summary of aims & objectives: Gofal is a mental health charity providing a range of community based services for people who experience mental health problems which includes people with other support needs, e.g. drug and alcohol problems. Services:  Tenant Support Scheme in Cardiff providing support to […]

Good Neighbours in North Cardiff

Cardiff Local community support Summary of aims & objectives: To provide support to those living in Llanishen, Thornhill, Lisvane, Lakeside, Roath Park, Cyncoed (West), and Heath who are elderly, disabled, infirm or who have special needs. Services: Transport  Shopping  Companionship General advice Referrals: Via website (www.goodneighboursinnorthcardiff.co.uk) or phone (see below). Contacts: Good Neighbours in North […]

Hafal

Wales wide Voluntary Sector. Registered Charity No. 1093747. Summary of aims & objectives:  To support individuals and families coping with, and recovering from serious mental illness by providing information, advice and practical support. Services: Information and Advice Employment and Training services Housing (North and West Wales) Resource / Drop in Centres Carer services User led […]

Hafal (Cardiff and Vale)

Cardiff and Vale Voluntary sector. Summary of aims & objectives: To support individuals and families coping with, and recovering from serious mental illness by providing information, advice and practical support. Services: Hafal delivers a range of services to people with serious mental health illness and their families including: Employment and Vocational Training – at both […]

Headway Cardiff

South East Wales Charity No. 1063221 Summary of aims & objectives: To provide information, support and services to people with acquired brain injury and their families. Services: The group provides: Independence and Wellbeing Centre.    One to one information and outreach service Welfare benefit service Weekly social and activity  groups in various locations A counselling […]

Henna Foundation

UK-wide Registered Charity Summary of aims & objectives: The Henna Foundation is a national registered charity committed to strengthening families within Muslim communities. Special attention and support is given to meet the needs of Muslim women, young people and children, ensuring that the Foundation acts as brokers, supporting positive engagement between marginalised sections of Muslim […]

Home Access

Vale of Glamorgan Registered Charity No. 1057582 Summary of aims & objectives: To advise and help people to find accommodation in the Vale who are homeless, and threatened with homelessness or otherwise. To provide a bond deposit in the form of a bond certificate worth up to £275 Continued support when needed to settle into […]

Huggard

Cardiff Homeless – Registered Charity No. 703074 Summary of aims & objectives: Our main aim is to provide warmth, shelter, support, advice and companionship to homeless and vulnerable people. Services: Huggard operate an Open Access Service Centre which is open from 8.30am – 7.30pm seven days a week providing access to: Advocacy Service Substance Misuse […]

Inroads Wellbeing Institute

Cardiff Registered Charity No. 1055701 Summary of aims & objectives: We are committed to promoting health and wellbeing for all. We aim to offer a confidential service, providing advice, support, information and counselling, to those affected by substance use/misuse (including family and friends) in the Vale of Glamorgan and Cardiff. Services: Opening hours: 9.30am-5pm, Monday […]

Llamau Women’s Services

Cardiff Voluntary Organisation Summary of aims & objectives:  Women’s Services is the women-only arm of Llamau’s supported housing. It offers advice, assistance and provides safe supported accommodation. Women’s Services is aimed at females over 16 years old who are homeless or threatened with homelessness and do not have children living with them. Services: Supported temporary […]

Mental Health Foundation – Wales

Wales Registered Charity No. 801130 Summary of aims & objectives: We are working towards a world with good mental health, and ending the inequalities that face people experiencing mental health problems, living with learning disabilities or reduced mental capacity. We develop and run research and delivery programmes across the UK that have, for more than […]

Mental Health Matters (MHM) Wales

Bridgend County Borough Registered Charity No. 1123842 Summary of aims & objectives: Mental Health Matters Wales works with people who have a mental health related issue, other voluntary organisations and statutory services to promote mental well-being and to ensure there is a comprehensive range of mental health services in Wales.. Services: Community Advocacy Over 50’s […]

Mind Cymru

Wales Wide Registered Charity No. 219830. Summary of aims & objectives: We’re Mind. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Services: Our network of […]

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 […]
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National Autistic Society – Cardiff & Vale Branch

Cardiff & Vale Parents /Carers /Interested Professionals – support group Aims & Objectives: Cardiff and the Vale NAS Branch is a parent/carer-led voluntary group who meet regularly to exchange information, advice and support in a sociable and friendly atmosphere. We are committed to raising awareness and understanding of Autistic Spectrum Disorders in Cardiff and the […]

New Pathways

South Wales Voluntary Sector Charity No. 1029186 Summary of aims & objectives: To relieve the mental and physical distress of women, men, children or young people who have suffered rape, sexual abuse or trauma, or have been affected by sexual crime. We aim to promote education and research into the subject of Sexual Abuse and […]

NewLink Wales

Wales Voluntary sector. Registered Charity No. 1085545 Summary of aims & objectives: NewLink Wales is unique and innovative in providing specialist services to frontline agencies and organisations working to support substance misusers. NewLink Wales’ objectives are: To advance the education of the public in the causes and effects of substance misuse. To help in the […]

NSPCC

Cardiff & Vale National Charity. Registered Charity No. 216401 Summary of aims & objectives: See services below. Services: In CTRL (Children aged between 9 and 13 years): The adapted In Ctl offer is designed to provide children with tailored support based on their needs with the aim of reducing risk of online harm including grooming, […]

Parkinson’s UK (Cardiff and Vale Services)

Cardiff & Vale Registered Charity No. 258197. Summary of aims & objectives: Our aim is to find a cure and improve life for everybody affected by Parkinson’s Disease which is a complex, progressive, neurodegenerative condition that has a significant impact on all aspects of life for the person affected and their family. We do this […]

Parkinson’s UK Cymru

All of Wales Registered Charity No. 258197 Summary of Aims and Objectives: We are a part of the Parkinson’s UK national charity, our vision is to find a cure, and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s. There are five key elements in what we do for all people affected by Parkinson’s: Research We fund […]

Pedal Power

Cardiff, Vale and RCT Aims & Objectives Overcome barriers to cycling especially for those who are disabled or disadvantaged Promote inclusive cycling as a route to equal access to health and wellbeing Provide an efficient and effective cycling service open to all children and adults for cycle hire, training and maintenance Provide a community facility […]

Race Equality First

Cardiff & the Vale Registered Charity No. 1143830 Summary of aims & objectives: Race Equality First is an independent charity and a race equality council. We work in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to promote race equality. We offer a range of services including free confidential advice & support to victims of racial discrimination/racial […]

Riverside Advice

Cardiff & the Vale Voluntary Sector, Registered Charity No. 1080314 Summary of aims & objectives: To provide a comprehensive, quality, impartial, independent and free advice centre. Services: Specialist Welfare Rights Advice service (Welfare Benefits and Debt) to people suffering from Mental Health Disorders. Legal Aid Agency Services Specialist Housing and Debt Fuel Debt Advice and […]

Samaritans

Cardiff & the Vale, and the Valleys Voluntary Organisation Charity No. 247419 Summary of aims & objectives: The Samaritans is a registered charity, founded in 1953, which provides confidential and emotional support to people in crisis. The Samaritans’ “Vision” is that fewer people die by suicide. We work to achieve this by being available at […]

SNAP Cymru

Wales-wide Voluntary Sector Organisation Summary of aims & objectives: To advance the education of people with special educational needs / disability To provide information, advice and support to enable children, young people and their parents or guardians to participate fully in society and to assist them in their understanding of relevant legislation and participation in […]

Solas Cymru – Tenancy Floating Support (Vale)

Vale of Glamorgan only Tenancy Support Summary of aims & objectives: We are a tenancy support team that support adults suffering from mental ill health. We support people in their own homes to live independently. We cover all aspects of support including issues around housing, form filling, life skills, advocacy etc. We are a client-led […]

Taff Housing – Tenant Support Project

Cardiff  Housing Association Aims and Objectives: To be the preferred provider of community based housing and support To deliver customer focused, high quality services which give value for money To be flexible, innovative, and responsive in customer service Services:  The Support Services department provides temporary, supported accommodation to young, homeless women, mothers and babies in […]

Tenovus Cancer Care

Wales wide Cancer Charity. Registered Charity No. 1054015 Summary of aims & objectives: Our ambitions: At Tenovus Cancer Care our aims are simple. We want to help prevent, treat and find a cure for cancer. We do this by offering support, advice and treatment to cancer patients and their loved ones. We also promote healthy lifestyles […]

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. […]

The Dyn Project

Cardiff Registered Charity No. 1071243 Summary of aims & objectives: The Dyn Project is a safety planning and advocacy service for gay, bisexual, transgender and heterosexual men who experience domestic abuse in the Cardiff area. We also operate a free confidential national helpline for men across Wales (0808 801 0321) and an information-based website (www.dynwales.org). […]

The Wallich

Cardiff & Vale Registered Charity No. 1004103. Summary of Aims & Objectives: We are The Wallich. We’re doing something about homelessness. We give vulnerable people the accommodation and support to live safer, happier, more independent lives and to become part of their communities. We believe that everyone deserves the right to a home, but more […]

Victim Support South Wales

South Wales (including Cardiff and Vale) Registered Charity No. 1095397 Summary of aims & objectives: Victim Support is a national charity for victims of crime. Staff and trained volunteers based in local branches provide support, information and practical help to people who have suffered crimes ranging from burglary to the murder of a relative. Services: […]

Voices from Care Cymru

Wales Wide Registered Charity No. 1108430 Summary of aims & objectives: Voices From Care’s aim is to improve outcomes for children and young people looked after and care leavers. We do this by providing the services listed below. Services: An Advice and Support Service directly to children and young people, including the provision of advocacy […]

Welsh Tenants

Wales Not for profit company limited by guarantee. Summary of Aims & Objectives: Core Values Every tenant has a right to a decent quality affordable home, this is portrayed in our mission statement, ‘A decent quality affordable home, is a right not a privilege’. We uphold the principles of the Human Rights Act 1988 in […]
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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 […]
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Action on Hearing Loss Cymru

All Wales Voluntary sector. Registered Charity No. 207720 Summary of aims & objectives: We help people confronting deafness, tinnitus, and hearing loss to live the life they choose. We enable them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way. Services: Services include: ATC – Access, Training and Consultancy Service Care […]
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Addiction Recovery Agency (ARA)

Cardiff Aims & Objectives: To offer help and support any individual who is experiencing problematic gambling and whose aim is to either reduce their gambling or to refrain from gambling completely. To offer help and support for any individual whose life has been affected by someone’s gambling. We refer to other agencies when deemed appropriate. […]
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Advocacy Support Cymru Ltd

Cardiff & Vale, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, RCT, Powys, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Torfaen and Monmouthshire. Registered Charity No. 1141999 Summary of aims & objectives: Our vision is to consistently provide the highest possible quality of independent advocacy. Our focus is to value, support and work with people who need to be heard […]
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Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale

Cardiff and the Vale Summary of aims & objectives: Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale will help and support older people, especially those who are vulnerable, isolated and in poverty. The charity’s aims are to:• Enable older people to secure and uphold their rights at times when they may be vulnerable.• Provide independent, accurate and […]
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Al-Anon Family Groups (including Alateen)

All of Britain Voluntary sector. Self-help groups. Summary of aims and objectives: Al-Anon is worldwide and offers understanding and support for families and friends of problem drinkers, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not. Services: Local group meetings can be accessed by contacting the helpline number below. This is open to receive calls from […]
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Alcoholics Anonymous GB

All of Britain Self-help, Voluntary Sector, Local and National Summary of aims & objectives: Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. There are no dues or fees for […]
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All Youth Matters

Vale of Glamorgan and surrounding area Registered Charity No. 1092495 Summary of Aims & Objectives: All Youth Matters (formerly Penarth Youth Project) exists to provide a high-quality, friendly service for young people which aims to enhance the quality of life of young people of all abilities, cultures and backgrounds to enable these young people to […]
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Alzheimer’s Society – Wales Regional Office

Wales National voluntary organisation. Registered Charity No. 296645 Summary of aims & objectives: Provide help and support to people with dementia, carers and professionals. To provide support to localities across Wales. To give talks and presentations to carers and professionals. Campaigning to improve services. Services: Advice & information leaflets Details about localities across Wales as […]
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Alzheimer’s Society (South East Wales Locality)

Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf. Registered Charity No. 296645 Summary of aims & objectives:  Alzheimer’s Society is the UK ‘s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. Alzheimer’s Society champions the rights of people living with dementia and the millions of people who care for […]
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Amber Project (Church Army)

Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan and surrounding areas. Registered Charity No. 226226 Summary of aims & objectives: The Amber Project, which is based in Cardiff City Centre, works with young people aged 14-25 who have experience of self-harm. Services: The project offers both individual and group support, including: Counselling One-to-One Support Theatre Workshops Activity Based […]
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Atal y Fro (formerly Women’s Aid, Vale of Glamorgan)

Vale of Glamorgan Registered Charity No. 1034188 Summary of aims & objectives: Atal Y Fro is a unique organisation dedicated to the elimination of domestic abuse. We do this by:- Sustaining and developing work relations with partners & stakeholders Raising awareness, informing and educating communities in the Vale on Domestic Abuse, its causes, consequences and […]
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Barnardo’s Cymru – Cardiff & Vale Locality services

Cardiff & Vale National Organisation Registered Charity No. 216250 Summary of aims & objectives: Barnardo’s has 23 services operational across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. These services all work to meet the needs of vulnerable children, young people and families living in the geographic remit of these two Local Authorities, providing support via a […]
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Bawso

Wales Registered Charity No. 1084854. Company No. 3152590. Summary of aims & objectives: Bawso delivers specialist services to people from Black and Ethnic Minority (BME) backgrounds. Bawso’s aims are: To provide generic and specialist services including the provision of temporary accommodation in Wales for those suffering from domestic abuse and all forms of violence; To […]
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Bipolar UK – Wales

Wales/UK Summary of aims & objectives: Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals affected by bipolar. Services: The services provided by Bipolar UK include: Support Line for anyone affected by bipolar including carers, relatives and friends. We will talk things through with you and look to find ways forward together. The number […]
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Breathe – a Gofal Project

Cardiff Registered Charity No. 1000889 Summary of aims & objectives: Breathe is a counselling and wellbeing space in the heart of Cardiff, offering counselling services, CBT, therapies & mental health workplace training – created by the Mental Health Charity Gofal. Our qualified counsellors specialise in a range of approaches and all are registered with either BACP […]
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Cardiff Advice (Citizens Advice)

Cardiff Voluntary sector. Summary of aims & objectives:  Cardiff Advice provides free independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. Services: The service can provide advice on virtually any issue, including: Welfare benefits Debt Housing Family and Relationship Employment Law Immigration Discrimination and […]
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Cardiff and Vale Citizens Advice (Vale Services)

Cardiff and Vale Registered Charity No. 1089294 Summary of aims & objectives: We aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives. We provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. We value diversity, promote equality […]
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Cardiff Institute for the Blind

Part of RNIB Group Cardiff Registered Charity No. 214131 Summary of aims & objectives: Cardiff Institute for the Blind supports and empowers blind and partially sighted people to maintain or improve their physical and emotional wellbeing, live independent and fulfilled lives thus enabling participation in the wider community. Services: Support groups and social clubs Computer […]
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Cardiff Mind Ltd

Area Covered: Cardiff residents only Voluntary Sector Agency No.1020633 Mission Statement and Aims: Cardiff Mind promotes positive mental wellbeing through empowering and supporting people to access opportunities to give them independence and quality of life. Aims To provide services that place the consumer at their centre and that enable the consumer to discover and realise […]
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Cardiff Nightline

Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of South Wales and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Voluntary organisation Summary of Aims and Objectives Nightline is a confidential listening and information service run by students of Cardiff University, the University of South Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the Royal Welsh College of Music and […]
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Cardiff Third Sector Council

Cardiff Registered Charity No. 1068623 Summary of aims & objectives: Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC) is the umbrella organisation that promotes, supports and represents the voluntary sector in Cardiff. We provide services, support, training and advice to local charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises, and foster relationships within the sector and between the […]
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Cardiff Women’s Safety Unit

Cardiff Charity No. 1071243 Summary of Aims and Objectives: Cardiff Women’s Safety Unit aims to increase the safety of victims of domestic abuse and their children, keeping them if possible in their own homes. Services: The WSU provides an Independent Domestic and Sexual Violence Advisory (IDSVA), Service for female victims of domestic/sexual violence in relation […]
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Cardiff Women’s Aid

Cardiff Voluntary Sector Summary of aims & objectives: Cardiff Women’s Aid (CWA) offers advice and advocacy, information, emergency temporary accomodation (refuge), reactive and crisis intervention and counselling to women (and their children if they have any) who are fleeing domestic abuse. We have a range of services for children including counselling for young people. We […]
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Care & Repair Cardiff and the Vale

Cardiff & Vale Voluntary Sector. Summary of aims & objectives: Care & Repair Cardiff and the Vale exists to help older people to repair, adapt and maintain their homes thereby enabling them to live as independently as possible with increased safety, security, warmth and comfort. Services: The core Casework Service is the focal point of […]
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Carers Wales (a part of Carers UK)

Wales National Charity. Registered Charity No. 246329 Summary of aims & objectives: Carers Wales is here to improve carers’ lives and with Carers UK: We connect carers so no-one has to care alone – By joining us you become part of a community of carers who can support you through the ups and downs of […]
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cavamh – Nexus: carer & service user involvement in older people’s mental health

Cardiff & Vale Project managed by cavamh. Registered Charity No. 1148312. Company No. 8000094. Summary of aims & objectives: “Carer and service user involvement in older people’s mental health services” Nexus is a project, managed by cavamh, set up to involve people who use older people’s mental health services (where possible) and their informal carers […]
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cavamh – Sefyll

Cardiff & the Vale Project managed by cavamh. Registered Charity No. 1148313 Company No. 8000094 Summary of aims & objectives: “Creating positive change in mental health services by involving and utilising the expertise of the people who use them” Sefyll is a project, managed by cavamh, set up to involve people who use adult mental […]
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cavamh (Cardiff and Vale Action for Mental Health)

Cardiff & the Vale Local Mental Health Development Service. Registered Charity No. 1148312. Company No. 8000094 Summary of aims & objectives: Cavamh works to progress mental health services by service user, carer and voluntary sector involvement, through networking, liaison with planners, providers and commissioners, and providing information, training and developmental support for organisations and service […]
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Community Care & Wellbeing Service [CCAWS]

CCAWS – Charity No. 1177025, Voluntary Sector. Area: Cardiff & South East Wales Aims & Objectives CCAWS is a local mental health charity based in Cardiff supporting the diverse communities of Cardiff & South East Wales. We are a multi-linguistic and culturally sensitive mental health and wellbeing service, specialising in support for people from BAME […]
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Crossroads in the Vale (EMI) Ltd. Caring for Carers

Vale of Glamorgan Registered Charity No. 1061381 Summary of aims & objectives: The over-riding purpose of the organisation is to support the Carer of someone, who late in life has developed a mental illness such as dementia or severe depression, living in the Vale of Glamorgan. To meet this aim, the organisation recruits and trains […]
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Cruse Bereavement Care

Cardiff & the Vale Voluntary sector. Registered Charity No. 208078 Summary of aims & objectives: Support for bereaved people of all ages. Services: One-to-one face to face bereavement support One-to-one telephone bereavement support Group bereavement support Friendship group in Cardiff Information and Assessment evening once a month National website: www.cruse.org.uk National helpline: 0808 808 1677 or […]
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DASH

Bridgend area DASH is an independent charity based in Bridgend since 1983 Summary of aims & objectives: DASH exists to reduce harm to people affected by substance misuse. The Project: Offers free and confidential advice and support to residents of the Bridgend area Offers a service that is professional, friendly and respectful We do not […]
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DEWIS Centre for Independent Living

Vale of Glamorgan. Also Rhondda Cynon Taff, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff Registered Charity No. 1098229 Aims & Objectives: Supporting the independent lifestyle of disabled people Wales. Services: Direct Payments Support Managaed accounts Payroll services Training Advocacy – Newport, Conwy, Pembrokeshire, Denbighshire, Powys, Rhondda Cynon Taff Referrals: Social worker referral / self referral Contact: Amber House, Upper […]
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Diverse Cymru

Cardiff & Vale National charity. Registered Charity No. 1142159 Summary of aims & objectives: Diverse Cymru is a unique Welsh charity committed to supporting people faced with inequality and discrimination because of age, disability, gender identity and reassignment, race, religion or beliefs and sexual orientation. Diverse Cymru’s vision is to help create a country without […]
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Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS)

Vale of Glamorgan (some Vale and Cardiff service areas covered) Voluntary organisation. Registered Charity No. 1163193. Company No. 9517850. Summary of aims & objectives: GVS is an independent charity and has a flourishing membership of voluntary and community organisations active in the Vale of Glamorgan. We help to improve the quality of life of people […]
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Gofal

Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan Registered Charity No. 100889 Summary of aims & objectives: Gofal is a mental health charity providing a range of community based services for people who experience mental health problems which includes people with other support needs, e.g. drug and alcohol problems. Services:  Tenant Support Scheme in Cardiff providing support to […]
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Good Neighbours in North Cardiff

Cardiff Local community support Summary of aims & objectives: To provide support to those living in Llanishen, Thornhill, Lisvane, Lakeside, Roath Park, Cyncoed (West), and Heath who are elderly, disabled, infirm or who have special needs. Services: Transport  Shopping  Companionship General advice Referrals: Via website (www.goodneighboursinnorthcardiff.co.uk) or phone (see below). Contacts: Good Neighbours in North […]
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Hafal

Wales wide Voluntary Sector. Registered Charity No. 1093747. Summary of aims & objectives:  To support individuals and families coping with, and recovering from serious mental illness by providing information, advice and practical support. Services: Information and Advice Employment and Training services Housing (North and West Wales) Resource / Drop in Centres Carer services User led […]
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Hafal (Cardiff and Vale)

Cardiff and Vale Voluntary sector. Summary of aims & objectives: To support individuals and families coping with, and recovering from serious mental illness by providing information, advice and practical support. Services: Hafal delivers a range of services to people with serious mental health illness and their families including: Employment and Vocational Training – at both […]
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Headway Cardiff

South East Wales Charity No. 1063221 Summary of aims & objectives: To provide information, support and services to people with acquired brain injury and their families. Services: The group provides: Independence and Wellbeing Centre.    One to one information and outreach service Welfare benefit service Weekly social and activity  groups in various locations A counselling […]
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Henna Foundation

UK-wide Registered Charity Summary of aims & objectives: The Henna Foundation is a national registered charity committed to strengthening families within Muslim communities. Special attention and support is given to meet the needs of Muslim women, young people and children, ensuring that the Foundation acts as brokers, supporting positive engagement between marginalised sections of Muslim […]
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Home Access

Vale of Glamorgan Registered Charity No. 1057582 Summary of aims & objectives: To advise and help people to find accommodation in the Vale who are homeless, and threatened with homelessness or otherwise. To provide a bond deposit in the form of a bond certificate worth up to £275 Continued support when needed to settle into […]
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Huggard

Cardiff Homeless – Registered Charity No. 703074 Summary of aims & objectives: Our main aim is to provide warmth, shelter, support, advice and companionship to homeless and vulnerable people. Services: Huggard operate an Open Access Service Centre which is open from 8.30am – 7.30pm seven days a week providing access to: Advocacy Service Substance Misuse […]
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Inroads Wellbeing Institute

Cardiff Registered Charity No. 1055701 Summary of aims & objectives: We are committed to promoting health and wellbeing for all. We aim to offer a confidential service, providing advice, support, information and counselling, to those affected by substance use/misuse (including family and friends) in the Vale of Glamorgan and Cardiff. Services: Opening hours: 9.30am-5pm, Monday […]
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Llamau Women’s Services

Cardiff Voluntary Organisation Summary of aims & objectives:  Women’s Services is the women-only arm of Llamau’s supported housing. It offers advice, assistance and provides safe supported accommodation. Women’s Services is aimed at females over 16 years old who are homeless or threatened with homelessness and do not have children living with them. Services: Supported temporary […]
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Mental Health Foundation – Wales

Wales Registered Charity No. 801130 Summary of aims & objectives: We are working towards a world with good mental health, and ending the inequalities that face people experiencing mental health problems, living with learning disabilities or reduced mental capacity. We develop and run research and delivery programmes across the UK that have, for more than […]
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Mental Health Matters (MHM) Wales

Bridgend County Borough Registered Charity No. 1123842 Summary of aims & objectives: Mental Health Matters Wales works with people who have a mental health related issue, other voluntary organisations and statutory services to promote mental well-being and to ensure there is a comprehensive range of mental health services in Wales.. Services: Community Advocacy Over 50’s […]
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Mind Cymru

Wales Wide Registered Charity No. 219830. Summary of aims & objectives: We’re Mind. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Services: Our network of […]
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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 […]
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National Autistic Society – Cardiff & Vale Branch

Cardiff & Vale Parents /Carers /Interested Professionals – support group Aims & Objectives: Cardiff and the Vale NAS Branch is a parent/carer-led voluntary group who meet regularly to exchange information, advice and support in a sociable and friendly atmosphere. We are committed to raising awareness and understanding of Autistic Spectrum Disorders in Cardiff and the […]
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New Pathways

South Wales Voluntary Sector Charity No. 1029186 Summary of aims & objectives: To relieve the mental and physical distress of women, men, children or young people who have suffered rape, sexual abuse or trauma, or have been affected by sexual crime. We aim to promote education and research into the subject of Sexual Abuse and […]
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NewLink Wales

Wales Voluntary sector. Registered Charity No. 1085545 Summary of aims & objectives: NewLink Wales is unique and innovative in providing specialist services to frontline agencies and organisations working to support substance misusers. NewLink Wales’ objectives are: To advance the education of the public in the causes and effects of substance misuse. To help in the […]
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NSPCC

Cardiff & Vale National Charity. Registered Charity No. 216401 Summary of aims & objectives: See services below. Services: In CTRL (Children aged between 9 and 13 years): The adapted In Ctl offer is designed to provide children with tailored support based on their needs with the aim of reducing risk of online harm including grooming, […]
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Parkinson’s UK (Cardiff and Vale Services)

Cardiff & Vale Registered Charity No. 258197. Summary of aims & objectives: Our aim is to find a cure and improve life for everybody affected by Parkinson’s Disease which is a complex, progressive, neurodegenerative condition that has a significant impact on all aspects of life for the person affected and their family. We do this […]
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Parkinson’s UK Cymru

All of Wales Registered Charity No. 258197 Summary of Aims and Objectives: We are a part of the Parkinson’s UK national charity, our vision is to find a cure, and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s. There are five key elements in what we do for all people affected by Parkinson’s: Research We fund […]
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Pedal Power

Cardiff, Vale and RCT Aims & Objectives Overcome barriers to cycling especially for those who are disabled or disadvantaged Promote inclusive cycling as a route to equal access to health and wellbeing Provide an efficient and effective cycling service open to all children and adults for cycle hire, training and maintenance Provide a community facility […]
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Race Equality First

Cardiff & the Vale Registered Charity No. 1143830 Summary of aims & objectives: Race Equality First is an independent charity and a race equality council. We work in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to promote race equality. We offer a range of services including free confidential advice & support to victims of racial discrimination/racial […]
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Riverside Advice

Cardiff & the Vale Voluntary Sector, Registered Charity No. 1080314 Summary of aims & objectives: To provide a comprehensive, quality, impartial, independent and free advice centre. Services: Specialist Welfare Rights Advice service (Welfare Benefits and Debt) to people suffering from Mental Health Disorders. Legal Aid Agency Services Specialist Housing and Debt Fuel Debt Advice and […]
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Samaritans

Cardiff & the Vale, and the Valleys Voluntary Organisation Charity No. 247419 Summary of aims & objectives: The Samaritans is a registered charity, founded in 1953, which provides confidential and emotional support to people in crisis. The Samaritans’ “Vision” is that fewer people die by suicide. We work to achieve this by being available at […]
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SNAP Cymru

Wales-wide Voluntary Sector Organisation Summary of aims & objectives: To advance the education of people with special educational needs / disability To provide information, advice and support to enable children, young people and their parents or guardians to participate fully in society and to assist them in their understanding of relevant legislation and participation in […]
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Solas Cymru – Tenancy Floating Support (Vale)

Vale of Glamorgan only Tenancy Support Summary of aims & objectives: We are a tenancy support team that support adults suffering from mental ill health. We support people in their own homes to live independently. We cover all aspects of support including issues around housing, form filling, life skills, advocacy etc. We are a client-led […]
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Taff Housing – Tenant Support Project

Cardiff  Housing Association Aims and Objectives: To be the preferred provider of community based housing and support To deliver customer focused, high quality services which give value for money To be flexible, innovative, and responsive in customer service Services:  The Support Services department provides temporary, supported accommodation to young, homeless women, mothers and babies in […]
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Tenovus Cancer Care

Wales wide Cancer Charity. Registered Charity No. 1054015 Summary of aims & objectives: Our ambitions: At Tenovus Cancer Care our aims are simple. We want to help prevent, treat and find a cure for cancer. We do this by offering support, advice and treatment to cancer patients and their loved ones. We also promote healthy lifestyles […]
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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. […]
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The Dyn Project

Cardiff Registered Charity No. 1071243 Summary of aims & objectives: The Dyn Project is a safety planning and advocacy service for gay, bisexual, transgender and heterosexual men who experience domestic abuse in the Cardiff area. We also operate a free confidential national helpline for men across Wales (0808 801 0321) and an information-based website (www.dynwales.org). […]
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The Wallich

Cardiff & Vale Registered Charity No. 1004103. Summary of Aims & Objectives: We are The Wallich. We’re doing something about homelessness. We give vulnerable people the accommodation and support to live safer, happier, more independent lives and to become part of their communities. We believe that everyone deserves the right to a home, but more […]
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Victim Support South Wales

South Wales (including Cardiff and Vale) Registered Charity No. 1095397 Summary of aims & objectives: Victim Support is a national charity for victims of crime. Staff and trained volunteers based in local branches provide support, information and practical help to people who have suffered crimes ranging from burglary to the murder of a relative. Services: […]
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Voices from Care Cymru

Wales Wide Registered Charity No. 1108430 Summary of aims & objectives: Voices From Care’s aim is to improve outcomes for children and young people looked after and care leavers. We do this by providing the services listed below. Services: An Advice and Support Service directly to children and young people, including the provision of advocacy […]
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Welsh Tenants

Wales Not for profit company limited by guarantee. Summary of Aims & Objectives: Core Values Every tenant has a right to a decent quality affordable home, this is portrayed in our mission statement, ‘A decent quality affordable home, is a right not a privilege’. We uphold the principles of the Human Rights Act 1988 in […]
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