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Cardiff & Vale Crossroads - ‘LEAN ON ME’ Mental Health Project

Funded by the Special Carers Grant for Wales 2004-05

Voluntary Sector                                Charity No. 513673

Aims & Objectives:
The Lean On Me Project provides Carer’s who are looking after a relative or a friend, a break from their caring role, whilst a professional support worker supports the Cared for person. The project offers support to the cared for person by introducing them to additional health, social care and well being activities which are chosen by the individual. 


  • “LEAN ON ME” – 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday
  • Client Group 16-65 years – equal opportunities access
  • Community Based Support

All referrals must undertake a “Carers Assessment” from their local CMHT in order to access the “Respite service”. CMHT will liase with Crossroads “Lean On Me” Project regarding services required.

Claire Wood – Scheme Manager

Unit 5, Norbury House, Norbury Road, Fairwater, Cardiff CF5 3AS

Tel: 029 2057 7300

Fax: 029 2057 7300

Email : claire@cardiffvalecrossroads.org.uk 

NB – Cardiff & Vale Crossroads also provide Carer centred services to:
Children and adolescents
Parent Carers
Young Carers
Elderly Persons
Elderly Frail Persons
Persons enduring Terminal Illness
Adults and Children with Disabilities
Adults enduring Mental Illness
Adults and Children with Learning Disabilities
BME Community/Multicultural

For further information or advice please contact Claire on: Tel: 029 20577300


Updated January 2006


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