Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale are committed to tackling loneliness, isolation
and poverty amongst older people and strive to create a society where older people
are respected, valued and heard.

Our vision is to live in a society where older people are respected and enabled to
meet their aspirations. Below are the services we currently provide but more
information can be found on our website www.ageconnectscardiff.org.uk

Good Neighbours and Befriending Services – Older people are especially vulnerable
to loneliness and social isolation. Our committed volunteers might be able to
provide befriending (conversation and friendship by phone or in person);
information and help to resolve minor issues; help with reading letters or filling out
forms. To access this service, please call:

  • 029 2068 3600 for Cardiff
  • 01446 747654 for the Eastern & Central Vale
  • 01446 795549 for the Western Vale

Shopping Service  If you are struggling to do shopping, our shopping volunteers can give you and your family peace of mind that someone is looking out for you. To access this service, please call:

  • 029 2068 3600 for Cardiff
  • 07507 416875 for the Vale of Glamorgan
There is a £5 per delivery fee for this service.

Nail Cutting Service –  provides basic footcare services and information on footcare to older people.

To access this service, please call 02922 331 113

£15 for nail cutting at  clinics, £22 for a home visit – Cardiff & Penarth only

Wellbeing Centre Barry  Holton Road, Barry provides light refreshments, information and an activity programme-

  • Stitching Group Monday 10-11.30am.
  • Tuesday information clinics include topics such as legal advice, benefits, home repairs and adaptations.
  • Regular Health Screening (including weight, blood pressure and
  • support) on Tuesday 10.30 -11.30.
  • Wednesday 1st September Chair-based Yoga classes start – doors
  • open 9.45, class 10.00 -10.40am, cost £3.00
  • Friday Bingo 10.45

To find out more, please call the Wellbeing Centre on 01446 732 385

Welfare Rights Service – Our Vale Welfare Rights Service offers free benefit
advice and can assist older people aged 60+ who live in the Vale of
Glamorgan complete benefit forms. For more information call: 029 2068 3682.

Community Care Home Advocacy Service – We provide advocacy services in care
homes, hospitals and community settings, liaising with care home staff, residents,
their family and friends as to how we can best continue to provide support.

Community referrals are also being supported remotely at the present time. For
more information call: 029 2068 3683

Discharge Support Service – Our Discharge Support Officers work within the
Integrated Discharge Service (IDS) in Cardiff and the Vale to assist hospital patients
over the age of 60 and their families with discharge planning. For more information
call: 07983 705568

Broker Service – Our Vale Broker Service works in partnership with Cardiff
Community Resource Teams, C1 Vale Contact Centre, Ty Jenner and the Vale
Community Resource Team to support vulnerable individuals, their families and
carer’s with hospital discharge and to avoid hospital admissions. For more
information call: 07964 974401

Last Updated: September 2, 2022
If any data is incorrect, please contact us to report it.
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