Community Co-ordinator Bulletin June 2018 - page 7

Cwm Taf general information
here is currently a telephone scam where a recorded message is left, allegedly from
HMRC, stating that HMRC are bringing a lawsuit against the individual, the recipient
is asked to phone 0161 8508494 and press “1” to speak to the officer dealing with the
case. This scam is becoming widely reported and seems to be targeting older
people. HMRC inform that if you cannot verify the identity of the person making the
call you should not disclose personal details and report these incidents on the Action
Fraud website or you can call them on 0300 123 2040 (Please note this number will
be charged at the normal network rate). Monday to Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
“Measuring the Mountain” - Understanding experiences of social Care in
Funded by Welsh Government, this Project wants to hear from people who have had
recent experience (within the last 12 months) of Social Care in Wales, either
receiving care and support or being a Carer. These experiences will help build a
picture of how Social Care feels for the individuals involved in it so we can better
understand the impact of the Social Services and Well Being (Wales) Act 2014.
For further information go to
Tel 07964 407739
Valleys Steps
are a local organisation who deliver courses across Rhondda Cynon
Taff and Merthyr Tydfil that are designed to teach people ways of boosting
wellbeing. They offer courses across both areas in topics such as Mindfulness and
Stress Control. For further information, please call 01443 803048 or email
Drink Wise Age Well
are an organisation that help people across Merthyr Tydfil and
Rhondda Cynon Taff to make healthier choices about alcohol as they age. They offer
free confidential support and advice for you or your family of for someone you know.
They offer a wide range of activities and groups in local communities. Please call
0800 161 5780 for further information.
New Horizons
- This organisation projects a positive image of people suffering with
mental health problems through challenging discrimination via education, outreach
information and support. They offer activities, outreach and learning opportunities
across the RCT area . For further information please call 01685 881113
Articles for inclusion in the July 2018 bulletin to be received by 22nd June.
Thank you
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