Community Co-ordinator Bulletin June 2018 - page 6

Domestic Abuse Resource Team (DART)
- offer confidential, practical and
emotional support to female and male victims of domestic abuse age 16+. We
provide information and advocacy to help individuals make positive changes via an
agreed plan of action.
Please contact 01685 388444 or Freephone 0800 3897552 (free number will not
appear on your telephone bill) – normal office opening hours Monday to Friday. If you
require advice outside of these hours, please contact the Live Fear Free Helpline on
0808 801 0800 or in an emergency ring 999.
Volunteers needed
- The Royal Voluntary Services is currently looking for
volunteers for two services in the Merthyr Tydfil area. The Good Neighbours Scheme
provides a befriending service to lonely and isolated individuals 50 years and over
whilst Positive Steps supports older people to regain and maintain their
independence and live more fulfilled lives.
If you would like to find out more, please call
02920 027855
or email
Health
Contact: Deanne Rebane
Tel: 07580 869983 or email:
Education Programme for Patients - EPP Cymru.
A free course for people aged 18+ who have a health condition or a caring role.
The sessions are for 2 ½ hrs per week for 6 weeks with a new course starting in
June. During the course people can learn tools and techniques to help manage their
condition including handling negative thinking and difficult emotions, healthy eating,
sleep and a number of other useful topics to support self management.
For further information contact Debra Moore 01685 351025 or Janice Davies on
01685 351032.
Carers Week 11 - 17th June 2018
There are many activities taking place throughout RCT to support the work of RCT
Carers. To find out more and book a place please call the Carers Support Project
Tel 01443 668813 or go to
Carers Project Counselling Service
is available to all RCT Carers. This is a free
service with sessions available by telephone or face to face with their fully qualified
Counsellor. Referrals can be made to:
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