Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak and the need to adhere to Government guidelines in relation to self- isolation and managing staff sickness, the School Based Counselling Service has been operating at reduced capacity and has, up until now been working with current clients only. However, in addition to this, we are now pleased to be able to offer the following services:
The Neath Port Talbot Supporting People Supported Housing Directory is a guide to the wide range of Support Schemes available to help people maintain independent living, maintain their homes and prevent homelessness.
Everything we do protects children today and prevents abuse tomorrow, to transform society for every childhood.
We're here for you, whatever's on your mind. We'll support you. Guide you. Help you make decisions that are right for you.
There are over 600 Samaritans volunteers across Wales working in our branches in Wales.
If you’re a young person living in Swansea or Neath Port Talbot, we’re here to help you understand the way you’re feeling, and find the right advice and support. We are working continually to ensure that this site meets your needs including the development of a Welsh version. tidyMinds will be available in both English and Welsh by Autumn 2021.
For more information on staying safe online check out:
Action Fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime where you should report fraud if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Proud Trust is a life saving and life enhancing organisation that helps LGBT+ young people empower themselves, to make a positive change for themselves, and their communities. We do this through youth groups, coordinating national and regional LGBT+ youth work networks, managing the LGBT+ Centre for Manchester, delivering of training, running events and campaigns, undertaking research and creating resources.
Welsh Government, there are some booklets/guidance, for children and young people, parent/carers you may find useful.
Domestic abuse is a violation of human rights; an adverse childhood experience; and can impact negatively on children’s wellbeing, achievements, and life chances.
Mental Health Matters Wales secures Welsh Government funding to help aid Mental Health Recovery due to the pandemic which will help support the communities of Bridgend, Neath Port Talbot and Swansea through advocacy.
Platfform For Young People – 4YP Swansea Bay, will deliver our successful State of Mind wellbeing programme which has been designed and co-produced with young people as an early intervention to develop their coping skills for their own mental health and wellbeing. Working one to one initially and also running peer support groups in the community, the project is positive and empowering and our feedback has been outstanding; we have already trained over 30 young people as peer mentors to set up groups all over Wales, even in lockdown!
South Wales Police is the largest police force in Wales and although geographically small, covering around 812 square miles and equating to just 10% of the geographical area of Wales, South Wales Police provides a policing service to 1.3 million people (42% of the country’s population).
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Welsh Centre for Action on Dependency and Addiction - WCADA - (previously known as WGCADA) has been providing a free range of treatment services for those affected by substance misuse for over 30 years, originally from a single office in Swansea to six agencies across Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend.
Young people have a lot to think about. Exploring their sexual orientation or gender identity should be a positive experience for all young people, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and non-binary young people. We know that many practitioners are already taking vital steps to make sure the needs of their lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and non-binary young people are met.
Offers support, information and signposting for anyone who is living with dementia or caring for a family member or friend with dementia.
Wales Drug & Alcohol Helpline; offers a single point of contact for anyone in Wales wanting further information or help relating to substance misuse.
Mental Health Helpline; offers emotional support, free self help leaflets and signposting to local services for people suffering mental distress as well as their family, friends and carers.
We can all face problems that seem complicated or intimidating. At Citizens Advice we believe no one should have to face these problems without good quality, independent advice.
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK and the cause of 18 deaths every day.
SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. We work to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.