Third Sector Service Providers and Charitable Organisations
Age Concern Torfaen
Age Concern Torfaen is an independent local charity and is no longer part of the wider Age Cymru or Age UK organisation. The charity seeks to achieve the best quality of life for older people in the community and aims to reduce poverty, loneliness and isolation by providing information, activities and increasing independence of the service user. For further information visit the Age Concern Torfaen website.
Age Cymru is the leading charity for all older people in Wales which campaigns, researches and fundraises to build a better life for all older people. They ensure older people’s voices are heard, challenge and change attitudes, fight discrimination and tackle elder abuse in all its forms. For further information visit the Age Cymru website.
Alzheimer's Society provide local information and to people affected by dementia in their communities. Services include day care and home care for people with dementia, as well as support and befriending services to help partners and families cope with the demands of caring. For further information visit the Alzheimers Society website.
British Red Cross
The British Red Cross provides valuable short-term support to vulnerable people in the UK, whether they're recovering from an operation, need a wheelchair or just need help coping around the house. For further information visit the British Red Cross website.
Carers Wales is the voice of carers. We improve carers' lives by providing information and advice and by campaigning for change. Part of Carers UK. For further information visit the Carers Wales website.
Crossroads Care offers support to carers by offering a full range of services all age groups, disabilities or health conditions, at any time day or night, and of any frequency or duration. For further information visit the Crossroads Care website.
Disability Advice Project
The Disability Advice Project is a Torfaen based charity that serves the needs of disabled people, their families and carers in our community. For further information visit the Disability Advice Project website.
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. For further information visit the Samaritans website.
Torfaen Mind helps to support and inform people in the local community who experience mental health problems, or who may have relatives, carers or friends of someone who experiences emotional distress. At least one in four people will, at some time in their life, experience an imbalance in their mental health. Our aim is to help people to help themselves get the support they need. For further information visit the Torfaen MIND website.
Torfaen Voluntary Alliance
TVA is the voluntary council for the County Borough of Torfaen (a registered charity and company limited by guarantee). Our role is to support, promote, develop and represent voluntary and community groups in the county. TVA's challenge is to achieve an effective and professional service to the community which is second to none and which will be an example of good practice to the highest standards. For further information visit the Torfaen Voluntary Alliance website.
Torfaen Carers Centre
Torfaen Carers Centre is located in Pontypool town centre and offers support and advice for carers living across the borough. For further information visit the Torfaen Carers Centre area of the website.
Women's Aid is the key national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children. We support a network of over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the UK. For further information visit the Womens Aid website.
Last Modified: 05/12/2018
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