Charity Websites

Cancer Help

Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families. Information is formatted in such a way that makes understanding the website an easy process

 

Cancer Backup

Europe's leading cancer information charity, with over 4,500 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.

 

Inter Link

Interlink RCT - 20 years of listening to and supporting the development of people and communities

 

Diabetes UK

Largest charity in the UK devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people with the condition

 

Asthma UK

This website has been revamped to meet the needs of the thousands of people with asthma who visit the site each day, either to find important information about asthma and how to control it

 

Alzheimer's Society

Comprehensive information for people with all forms of dementia. Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

 

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Guide Dogs wants a world in which all blind and partially-sighted people enjoy the same rights, opportunities and responsibilities as everyone else. Their mission is to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people. We campaign for improved rehabilitation services and unhindered access for all blind and partially-sighted people.

 

Mental Health Foundation

Founded in 1949, the Mental Health Foundation is a leading UK charity that provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live.

 

Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK's estimated 456,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions.

AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

 

British Heart Foundation

Our vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease. We will achieve this through our pioneering research, our vital prevention activity and by ensuring quality care and support for people living with heart disease.

We need you to share our vision because, together, we really can beat heart disease.

 

Domestic Violence Advice

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence can happen to anyone, at any stage of their life. Abuse and violence such as this is not acceptable; if you are experiencing domestic violence and abuse you are not to blame and you are not alone. Help and support is available. Women's Aid have good advice and support, as do Refuge

The Cwm Taf Morgannwg Safeguarding Board also have an excellent page available here.

 

Well-being in Wales Information

Dewis

Dewis Cymru is the place for information about well-being in Wales. We have information that can help you think about what matters to you, along with information about local organisations and services that can help!

New Horizons Mental Health Support

New Horizons is a mental health & emotional wellbeing resource centre based in RCT, Merthyr and Bridgend running free recovery courses on a number of topics. 

 

Services in Your Community

Infoengine is the directory of third sector services in Wales. InfoEngine highlights a wide variety of excellent voluntary and community services that are able to provide information and support so that you can make an informed choice.