Useful Links

Here’s a directory of some useful services:

Page last reviewed: 02 April 2020

Non-urgent advice: Alcohol and Drug Support

WCADA – Support and treatment for those affected with substance misuse

Abertawe Alcohol and Drug Assessment Service (AADAS) – specialist alcohol and substance misuse service for people aged 18 and over.

Non-urgent advice: Autism

ASD Connect Group Port Talbot – a welcoming group for AS Teens and families to socialise

National Autistic Society Wales – Support and activity information

The Autism Helpline – Provides impartial and confidential information, advice and support to people with autism and their families Tel: 0848 0704004

ASD Information from NHS Direct Wales

Non-urgent advice: Bereavement

A child of mine – support for bereaved parents

2 Wish Upon a Star – provides bereavement support for families who have suddenly and traumatically lost a child or young adult aged 25 years and under.

Beyond The Blue – range of supportive and therapeutic interventions that meet the needs of children, young people and their parents.

Cruse Bereavement Care – support and somewhere to turn when someone dies

Non-urgent advice: Cancer Care | Long term illnesses

Macmillan Cancer Support Neath

Ty Croeso Day Hospice

Cancer Support UK

Tenovus Cancer Care – If you have cancer or you’re close to someone who has, it can be frightening and stressful. Tenovus Cancer Care can help.

Marie Curie

Teenage Cancer Trust

Non-urgent advice: Carers

NPT Carers – Advice, support and information for carers

Carer’s Trust Wales

Non-urgent advice: Counselling

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Counselling Directory – Find a counsellor or therapist near you

Mind | NPT Mind

Wellbeing Through Work

Counselling Valleys

LGBT Counselling

Marriage Care – For healthy couple relationship and support when they’re not|

Non-urgent advice: Dementia

Non-urgent advice: Dental

If you cannot find an NHS Dentist and you require treatment urgently, please contact your local Dental Helpline.

Swansea Bay 

Covers Bridgend, Neath Port Talbot and Swansea

(24 hours) telephone: call free on NHS 111 or  0845 46 47 at local rates

designedtosmile – Designed to Smile is a national Oral Health Improvement programme to improve the dental health of children in Wales.  The website has infomation on: Toothbrushing, Fissure Sealant, Healthy Eating, Dental Screening and Flouride Varnish. – The Oral Health Foundation (Formerly the British Dental Health Foundation) is a charity that is involved in raising public awareness of dental and oral health as well as promoting good dental health practices. They also operate a dental helpline on 01788 539780 (open between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday) which can provide advice for patients with questions about dentistry.

Non-urgent advice: Financial Aid

Non-urgent advice: General

Citizen’s Advice – free, confidential and impartial advice and campaign on big issues affecting people’s lives.

Non-urgent advice: Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

Non-urgent advice: Vulnerable children/adults

Age UK Wales

Adult Protection and Safeguarding

Barnado’s Cymru – identifies vulnerable children to provide early intervention to work towards a positive future.

Non-urgent advice: Wellbeing

Living Life to the Full

Mind – Wellbeing

Mood Gym – like an interactive self-help book which helps you to learn and practise skills which can help to prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.

National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS)

Wellbeing Through Work

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