tel: 01495 757 393
email: firstcontact@torfaenmind.co.uk

Information

CALL (Community Advice & lIstening line) - Mental health helpline for Wales offering a confidential listening and support service.  Freephone: 0800 132 737 or text help 81066

SHOUT - In a crisis, anxious, worried or stressed?  Get 24/7 help from crisis volunteers.  Text, Shout 85258  https://www.giveusashout.org/

 

Welsh Government Coronavirus Advice (1st June 2020)

Various info on the link: Travelling Safely, sheilding, exercise, contact tracing, tests...

https://gov.wales/coronavirus

Finance Support from the UK Government

-www.gov.uk/apply-universal-credit      Universal Credit Helpline 0800 328 5644

-www.gov.uk/guidance/new-style-employment-and-support-allowance
 
-www.gov.uk/pip or you can make a claim by calling free on 0800 917 2222.
 
-www.gov.uk/statutory-sick-pay/eligibility
 
www.gov.uk/guidance/check-if-you-could-be-covered-by-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme
 
-www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-coronavirus-covid-19-selfemployment-income-support-scheme
 
-www.gov.wales/council-tax-discounts-and-reductions-information-leaflet
 
Here are the local authority contact numbers for support
 
-Blaenau Gwent   01495 311556
-Caerphilly          01443 811490
-Monmoutshire     01633 644696
-Newport            01633 656656
-Torfaen             01495 762200

Citizens Advice

 

 

Bridges Into Work

We are working with participants and taking referrals via Facebook, email and telephone.  We can support with: 

  • CVs and job search
  • Job applications 
  • Interview preparation 
  • Volunteering 
  • Training 
  • Essential skills: literacy, numeracy and IT
  • ESOL 

https://www.facebook.com/BiW2BG/

Mobile: 07398 546 437/ 07398 546 286

BiW2@aneurinleisure.org.uk

We are happy to check eligibility and please be reassured we aim to help anyone who contacts us to find the support they are looking for.  

Thank you and take care.