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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.

 

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.

 

Referrals:
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

 

Contact:
29 Tynewydd Road, Barry CF62 8HB

Tel: 01446 730792

Fax: 01446 700524

email: admin@mindinthevale.org.uk

 

Updated September 2010


 

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