Category: News

‘Help to be Heard’ Advocate

Are you finding it difficult to make yourself understood by professionals, companies, health workers and many others? Do you feel your opinions don’t matter and you are being ignored? If yes, you may benefit from the support of a ‘Help to be Heard’ Advocate.

Hywel Dda Health Board-Reaching out to Carers

Events took place across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire in June to mark the 20th annual Carers Week. The aim of Carers Week is to reach out to the thousands of carers in the UK who are currently missing out on services by working together in local communities to contact as many carers as possible.

Cyngor 50+ Advice Project

The Cyngor 50+ Advice project, is a project set up within Shelter Cymru. The project provides advice, advocacy and support to people aged 50 and over with any issue they may have relating to their current housing situation, this may include debt or financial issues, benefit entitlement or welfare rights.

Try Something New – Gardening Group

The Gardening Group is open to both people with dementia and carers in Llandeilo Community Allotment as part of the ‘Try Something New’ project. We will be meeting every Monday afternoon from 1:30pm – 3:30pm at the Community Allotment.

£650,000 to improve access to psychological therapies in Wales

A £650,000 funding boost to improve access to psychological therapies for people with mental health problems in Wales will be announced by Health Minister Mark Drakeford today (Thursday 18 June).

Arts Equality Training – 30/06/14

Many of your participants, audiences, and your artists and staff too will have ‘protected characteristics’ under the Equality Act. This course gives an overview of the Equality Act and helps you work towards greater inclusion.

Mental Health First Aid Training – 14th to 15/06/14

Is there anyone in your organisation who knows what to do in a mental health crisis? Take the course and you will be one of the few who knows what to do and is confident about putting that knowledge into action.

Alabaré Carmarthen Home for Veterans

Alabaré’s Carmarthen Home for Veterans is a supported housing programme for ex-Service personnel who are homeless and have a range of support needs.

New rights for Wales’ 370,000 carers in April 2016

Carers in Wales will have equal legal rights to those they look after when a landmark Welsh law comes into force in April 2016, the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas said today to mark the beginning of Carers Week.

Veterans and the Community Join Forces through Art

A HAVERFORDWEST military artist who left the Army to focus on community arts is encouraging people to get behind his project.