Useful Links

Click on the broad categories listed below to see what links are available in our directory. If you have a suggestion to somewhere we haven’t mentioned, please email us.


Alcohol and Drug Misuse

  • 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


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

  • ASD Information from NHS Direct Wales

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

  • National Autistic Society Wales – Support and activity information


  • 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

Cancer & Long term illnesses





  • 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.


  • Wales Eye Care

  • Eye Care NHS Direct Links

  • Free eye health checks for children


  • Neath Food Bank


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

Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

  • Ability Net

Sexual Health

  • Contraception and Sexual Health Service – NPTH

  • Integrated Sexual Health Service –

  • Contraception and Sexual Health Service – Dyfed Road


  • Neath CVS

  • Volunteering Wales

  • Guide Dogs

  • Age Connects

Vulnerable Children and Adults

  • Age UK Wales

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

  • Adult Protection and Safeguarding


  • Living Life to the Full

  • National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS)

  • Wellbeing Through Work

  • 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.

  • Mind – Wellbeing

  • CastleSurgery.Com/Wellbeing