Here’s a directory of some useful services:
Page last reviewed: 02 April 2020
Non-urgent advice: Abuse
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
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
Non-urgent advice: Counselling
Non-urgent advice: Dental
If you cannot find an NHS Dentist and you require treatment urgently, please contact your local Dental Helpline.
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.
dentalhealth.org – 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.