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Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan

Vale of Glamorgan

Voluntary Organisation                                     Charity No. 1066411


Summary of aims & objectives:
Mind in the Vale of Glamorgan aims to develop services which:

  • Are based on the wishes, needs and rights of people who use the service
  • Work to support and empower people with mental health problems
  • Assist in developing ‘good practice’ in mental health services.
  • Raise public awareness of mental health services.


We provide three open access Mental Health Resource Centres which serve distinct geographical communities within the Vale of Glamorgan (East, Central and West Vale).
They are:
  • Mind in the Vale [Mental Health Resource Centre] BARRY Centre
  • Mind in the Vale [Mental Health Resource Centre] PENARTH Centre
  • Mind in the Vale [Mental Health Resource Centre & Outreach] WESTERN VALE Project


They provide:

  1. User-led social activities
  2. Information on a wide range of mental health and community resources
  3. Signposting to appropriate specialist and general support
  4. Access to well-being and complementary therapy groups/courses and training
  5. Activities & volunteering opportunities to help people fulfill vocational or educational potential


Mind in the Vale also run:
  • Travellers in Mind Café Gallery [café and catering based work experience project
  • and art gallery]
  • Charity Shop  - offering volunteering opportunities to Service Users. You can contact the shop at 92 Main Street, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, CF63 2HN Telephone: 01446 737556 0R 01446 730792.


All Mental Health Resource Centres are open referral.  Referrals for vocational support and/or work experience [Travellers in Mind] via Main Office, tel: 01446 730 792


29 Tynewydd Road, Barry CF62 8HB

Tel: 01446 730792

Fax: 01446 700524

email: admin@mindinthevale.org.uk


Updated September 2010


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