Third Sector Health Powys News

ARTS CONNECTION – seeking new Trustee members

Arts Connection are looking for new Trustee members to join their already diverse and vibrant board.

Young and Adult Carers – the backbone of our care system!

Our latest guest blog with Kevin and Eve from Credu who tell us more about the great work they do to support unpaid carers in Powys.

Opportunities offered by The Prince's Trust

Opportunities for 16-30 year olds training, development and funding.

Centre of Sight & Sound Newsletter

All the latest news and information from COS

Voluntary Sector Manifesto

We simply can't go back to how things used to be.

Bwrsari Therapi Eginiad / Eginiad Therapeutic Bursary

A allech chi elwa ar rywfaint o gefnogaeth unigol gan un o'n tîm o therapyddion cymwys? Could you benefit from some individual support from one of our...

New COPD self-management plan.

If you’re living with COPD, you’ll know how important it is to self-manage your condition.

Jobcentres opening from 12 April

From 12 April, in line with the UK Government’s Roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions, face-to-face appointments will restart in England and Wales.

RNID Election Manifesto

RNID have issued their manifesto ahead of the Senedd election next month.

Relate Cymru services in Powys

Rlelate Cymru are currently promoting their relationship counselling services in Powys.

Gamcare Share

All the latest news and information from GamCare

Do you look after someone with a health condition and / or a disability?

Then you matter too ! Credu supports young and adult carers. Find out more about them and their latest newsletter in this article.

Latest Centre of Sight and Sound Newletter

All the latest news and updates from the Centre of Sight and Sound

iCare Card to support unpaid Carers launches across Powys

An initiative in Powys, aimed at recognising and appreciating unpaid carers across the County, as well as supporting local businesses to thrive,...

Census and older people - help available for people unable to get online

Age Connect Torfaen can help anyone (from across Wales) who is struggling with completing the census, because they are a Census Centre. This will...

COVID-19 Vaccine information for unpaid carers in Wales

Many carers in Wales are being vaccinated in Wales now. You may have already received your first dose or you may have been contacted by your GP...

Age Cymru Manifesto 2021

Age Cymru are sharing their Manifesto for 2021 ahead of the Welsh Parliament elections later this year.

HOPE - A project to help older people in Powys stay connected

Age Cymru’s HOPE (Helping others participate and engage) project helps older people (50+) and carers be supported and able to live their lives to the...

Covid-19 Vaccinations for Unpaid Carers

Powys Teaching Health Board has set up a new online tool for Unpaid Carers to request their Covid-19 vaccination.

Autism Support Telephone Service

Great new national virtual support service for parents/carers, adults and young people with a diagnosis or undergoing diagnosis of ASD.

Changes to Powys Neuro Cafes

Neuro Cafes in Powys will discontinue from the end of March.

Getting Through Together

A support network for people working in care affected by bereavement and loss

Pregnancy Choices with Kidney Disease - Newsletter Issue 5

The latest update for the pregnancy choices with kidney disease study, learning more about women’s experiences of kidney disease, decisions about...

Fake Benzodiazepines Alert

A spate of 4 overdoses in as many weeks that have occurred in Powys as a result of the consumption of fake benzodiazepines purchased from the...

Impact of Covid-19 on the voluntary sector

The Welsh Senedd we have completed a focused piece of work looking at the voluntary sector. As part of this work, they took oral and written evidence,...

Making relationships count

A helpful guide for families, unpaid carers and care staff supporting a person moving to live in a care home.

New Pilot Crisis Prevention Service in Brecon.

The service provides a place of safety when an individual is in mental health crisis but does not need a medical intervention or the support of...

Making Relationships Count

A helpful guide for families, unpaid carers, and care staff supporting a person moving to live in a care home.

Welsh Ambulance Services Trust Info Burst

All the latest news and information from the Welsh Ambulance service.

Are you aged 75 or over and living in Wales?

National older people’s charity, Re-engage, provides social activities for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are...


A brand new Welsh Government funded project to encourage the use of the free training and support.

Referrals for Jobsense

The JobSense contract is primarily to help people with sight loss or hearing impairment get closer to the job market.

Arts Abode - Supporting those most affected by COVID 19.

Arts Connection – Cyswllt Celf have received funding from the National Lottery Community Fund and Arts Council of Wales to run our Arts Abode project

Can you Give a Little Love?

Home Start Cymru are looking for volunteers in Powys.

Start Well Children and Young People’s Officer

We're delighted to welcome Lucy Taylor back as our Start Well Children and Young People's Officer.

Carers Trust Wales is holding regular Lunch and Learn briefings for decision-makers, policy-makers and partners

Their innovative events provide a space for professionals people who work for carers in the spheres of policy, social care, education, health care,...

RNID - Hear to Help DROP OFF hearing aid clinic

RNID have received confirmation that their new hearing aid maintenance clinics can continue and operate during the new COVID restrictions.

iCare Card to support Carers in lockdown

Young and Adult Carers look after someone who is ill or disabled, often a family member, unpaid and The ID could ensure they get priority treatment in...

TalkBanStop - A New Campaign from GamCare, Gamban and GAMSTOP

GamCare, Gamban and GAMSTOP are teaming up to provide a trio of services for free to help gamblers kick-start the recovery journey this Christmas and...

MASS VACCINATIONS - Volunteer Wayfinder Marshall Roles

This volunteering opportunity is temporarily CLOSED


Citizens Advice Gambling Support Service

CAB have updated their Gambling Support Services project covering South & West Wales.

Welsh Ambulance Service Information Update

All the latest news and information from the Welsh Ambulance service.

COVID-19 Vaccine: How voluntary organisations can play a role in communications

Elen Notley, Marketing and Communications Manager at WCVA outlines how voluntary organisation can support the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine in...

Employee Assistance Programme with Care First

Care First are providing an employee assistance programme (EAP) from 4 December to all those employed in the social care workforce in the private and...

Be happy, be healthy and stay connected!

Impelo have a remote dance project for adults with physical or learning differences, mental health issues or living with dementia.

RNID new distanced service

A new drop-off hearing aid clinic will start in Llandrindod Wells on 14th December, made possible through a partnership between the Health Board and...

Unpaid Carers providing valuable support during the pandemic.

Carers Wales have calculated the value of unpaid care provided to date during the COVID-19 pandemic to be as much as £33 million for every day of the...

Playlist For Life - Music Dementia Charity

Playlist for Life is focused on bringing some fun and positivity to people living with dementia who have been sheltering in lockdown

The Poppy Factory

The Poppy Factory’s mission is to support wounded, injured and sick veterans on their journey into employment and to continue supporting them whatever...

Mamwlad Project - supporting Powys farmers 50 +

Find out all about the the Mamwlad project and why was it created...


Serious Concerns over support for Carers

Carers Wales believe carers rights are being breached and we have grave concerns about the impact on services now and into the future, if Welsh...

Welsh Language Commissioner Marketing Fund

The Welsh Language Commissioner have launched a marketing fund to support 3rd sector orgs to market their Welsh services.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage to Reopen for Smaller Grant Applications

The grants programme was not due to reopen until 2021, but the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) has announced that a phased reopening of project...

Welsh Ambulance Service Info Burst

All the latest news and information from the Welsh Ambulance service.

Engage to Change for Carers

Every quarter, Credu will be hosting an Engage to Change for Carers event.

Calling all knitters (and would-be knitters) - The DPJ Foundation needs your help!

Can you “knit a bobble for that wobble” – DPJ want you to help raise awareness and funds so they can help people with poor mental health in the...

Small grants available for community groups to tackle loneliness amongst older veterans

Age Cymru wish to invite community groups to bid for grants of up to £1,000 to help tackle isolation and loneliness locally amongst military veterans,...

Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence and Coercive Control Campaigns where there are localised restrictions – Coronavirus

With further local restrictions imposed across Wales it’s important that those at risk of abuse know they can get in touch with Live Fear Free 24/7...

Old name, New purpose.

Action on Hearing Loss becomes RNID again

Links between Coronavirus, unemployment and longstanding illnesses.

A new report from Public Health Wales has shown that the number of people with a longstanding illness is expected to increase in line with the rise in...


Free training available to professionals and volunteers supporting young people across Wales

Victim Support Launch Hate Crime Charter

The Charter lays out in detail the rights of victims, and the responsibilities of organisations playing a part in tackling hate crime, providing...


Fact sheet for parents, carers and those who are 16 and over.

Alzheimer's Society - CrISP - Carers Information and Support Programme

Do you care for someone with dementia in South Powys or Gwent? If so the Alzheimer Society are offering their CrISP support programme to help you...

Beat Flu communications campaign update

Key updates and information regarding this year's Winter Flu campaign. Shared on behalf of Public Health Wales

Hear to Help in Powys

Volunteers at Hear to Help clinics are helping the hearing-impaired community of Powys by undertaking minor repairs of hearing aids.

Covid-19 Effect on Welsh Community Groups Survey

The Welsh Government would like our help to try to understand how the coronavirus pandemic has affected community groups like yours.



Powys Triumph for Heart, Mind and Body.

A Machynlleth-based health and wellbeing charity has recently been celebrating a dual achievement, having launched a new therapeutic bursary scheme...

Rekindle Small Steps: "We just want to hear from some kind human beings who want to help"

This small but effective mental health charity, looking after and guiding young people aged 16-25, with mental health problems varying in severity, is...

New Beat Services - for people affected by eating disorders

Demand for their Helpline services has soared in recent months. Latest figures show that in the past six months demand has increased by 97% compared...

Problem Gambling and Hidden Harm for Women.

GamCare have been working hard as an organisation and across the Women’s Programme, to mobilise a response that ensures they can continue to deliver...

Centre of Sign Sight Sound JobSense Update.

COS staff, including the JobSense Team are continuing to work from home and with participants either by phone or video call. WEFO have also relaxed...

Changes to Brecon Mind Social Prescribing Services.

Brecon and District Mind now have a new link worker in post with more capacity for support in Brecon, Crickhowell, Hay & Talgarth and surounding...

The Ins and Outs of Problem Gambling

Anyone can be affected by problem gambling. If someone lives with problem gambling then other people connected to them will also be harmed by the...

Can you help support Shaping Our Lives with their surveys?

These surveys are for d/Deaf and Disabled people. Disabled people are people with sensory, cognitive, neurodevelopmental conditions, learning...

Age Cymru HOPE Project.

This exciting new project will be supporting people to engage, participate, gain information, have their voices heard, understand their rights, make...

Carers Wales - Resources and Support

Carers Wales have a wealth of information and support available for carers, from their online 'Care for a Cuppa,' sessions to online tools to help...

Action for Elders - Service Provision update during COVID-19 and beyond.

Action For Elders is now able to help older adults anywhere in the UK with a full package of services designed to offer a holistic approach to their...

Do you have any unpaid caring responsibilities?

A joint national project between Age Cymru and Carers Trust Wales, funded by Welsh Government is hosting listening events during August.

Age UK Service Update

All the latest services from Age Cymru

Young Onset Dementia Awareness

Are you aware that dementia is a disease that doesn't just affect older people? Dementia affects 42,000 people under the age of 65 in the UK.

New FREE service launched to support Powys veterans in later life

Veterans Information & Advice (I&A) is a new service delivering financial, practical and wellbeing support for Powys military veterans, their...

Kaleidoscope Project Opening Hours

As of Tuesday 7 July, Kaleidoscope will be partially opening it’s office doors on a part time basis. Services will only be offered on an appointment...

Social Distancing # WorldUpsideDown campaign launch!

Blind and partially sighted people are used to navigating a complicated world. But coronavirus has turned the world upside down. As lockdown eases,...

Centre of Sign Sound COVID 19 Update

COS are continuing to support people remotely, read on for more details of their services and their latest newsletter.

Need to talk about Cancer?

Macmillan are available to support you with their Telephone Buddies service.

Care For a Cuppa?

Carers Wales weekly Care for a Cuppa open sessions are available to all unpaid carers, to join in and chat to other carers, find out about other...

Carers Wales Seeking unpaid carers involvement

As a membership charity for unpaid carers, Carers Wales works to make life better for carers across Wales.

Problem Gambling and Hidden Harm for Women.

GamCare have switched to remote working and are running most of their activities as normal, with some minor adjustments

New Caring with Cancer Group

Following feedback from recent Carers Forums, the first Caring with Cancer group for Carers aged 18+ is being held in Powys.

Substance Dependence and COVID 19

Kaleidoscope have reported that drug and alcohol addiction referrals have fallen by 57% during the coronavirus pandemic,, read the lived experience of...

Need to Talk About Cancer?

If you need to talk about your cancer, Macmillan Telephone Buddies are here to listen. With a weekly call from one of our Telephone Buddies, you don’t...

Social Prescribing in South Powys

We know that coronavirus is causing stress and worry for lots of people and for some, social prescribing, could be the answer.

COVID-19 & Dementia - Frequently asked questions and useful organisations.

Commonly-asked questions (FAQs) from people affected by dementia, as well as a list of organisations that can provide information and advice during...

Macmillan continued support during COVID 19

Macmillan understand that people are worried about coronavirus (COVID-19). If you have cancer, you might be worried about how coronavirus affects you....

Deaf Awareness for community groups supporting people due to Covid-19

Working in partnership with the British Deaf Association, Deaf Hub (Wales) are offering any community groups/organisations that are working in the...

A Message from Carers UK

At this unprecedented time our support for our carers in the community is more crucial than ever.

WCVA News w/c 9th March '20

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It's time to Take Ovar...

Question: Which cancer is often mistaken for IBS, often goes undetected and can affect women of all ages?

WCVA News w/c 2nd March '20

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WCVA News w/c 17th Feb 2020

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Measuring the Mountain - now recruiting for Citizens’ Jury 2020!

Measuring the Mountain will host its second Citizens' Jury at Cardiff City Stadium, from May 18th to May 22nd 2020 and they are looking for people to...

Support for Access to Work Coaching in the Work Place Needed.

3SC are looking to recruit new coaches and assessors for their key employment wellbeing and health programmes.

WCVA News w/c 10th Feb 2020

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Powys Arthritis Support Group

Do you know someone living in the Brecon area who would benefit from an arthritis support group?

WCVA News w/c 3rd Feb

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Small Health Grants Scheme Now Live!

Grants are available to PAVO members that focus on health prevention and promotion and promoting / maintaining independence.

Minimum Pricing for Alcohol in Wales

Minimum pricing for alcohol is being introduced in Wales on 2 March 2020

New Community Shopping Bus

RVS are now taking referrals for a community shopping bus which will operate each Tuesday and cover Llandrindod Wells and out towards Howie.

WCVA News w/c 27th January

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Sharing power - in the planning and reviewing of services.

Did you miss our PAVO Shared Power training at the end of last year?

WCVA News w/c 20th January

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Minimum Pricing for Alcohol Consequences.

Last year Welsh government announced plans to introduce a minimum price per unit of alcohol. The potential for people to switch from alcohol to...

WCVA News w/c 13th January

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Social Value Forum & Third Sector Service Provider Forum

An invitation to join us in the next Social Value Forum and Third Sector Service provider meeting.

Brecon Food Bank Christmas Opening

Please be aware of the Christmas Opening hours for Brecon Food Bank.


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A weekly round up of the WCVA News.

Employment Support for people with Sensory Loss

JobSense is a 3 year project funded by WEFO delivered in partnership with Centre of Sign-Sight-Sound (COS), Action on Hearing Loss Cymru and Elite...


A weekly round up of all the WCVA News

WCVA Newsletter

A Weekly round up of the WCVA news

WCVA Newsletter

A Weekly round up of the WCVA news.

Highly acclaimed author and dementia design architect is coming to town...

Ever wondered how good design can help you to live well with dementia???


A weekly round up of the WCVA news.

Rebuilding Lives After Stroke

Do you support someone living with stroke?

Finding the Help You Need.

PAVO offer a Community Connector and Befriending service. Our Connectors work with you to access the right services, support and information....


A weekly round up of the WCVA news.

Roll Up, Roll Up, Art Auction for Local Food Bank

On October 26th Brecon Foodbank will be holding an art auction at The Neuadd, Christ College, viewing beginning at 5.45pm, auction at 7pm, in order to...


A weekly round up of the latest WCVA News.

"Contact the Elderly" has been renamed.....

Contact the Elderly is now Re-engage


It is a big decision, changing a name. And a decision not to be taken lightly. But when it becomes clear...


A weekly round up of the WCVA news.


Action on Elder Abuse

Action on Elder Abuse is currently gathering information about awareness of elder abuse and has a short online survey. Please take some time to...

Do you love your liver?

Thousands of people are at risk of liver disease but do not know it because the symptoms are not obvious–over 75% of people with liver disease are...


A weekly round up of WCVA news.

WCVA Newsletter w/c 16th Sept'19

A weekly round up of all the WCVA news.

Advance Care Planning Champions Training - 12th November 2019

PTHB successfully launched ‘My Life, My Wishes,’ across Powys in Byw Nawr/Dying Matters Week in May2019 with many amazing events and conversations....

WCVA Newsletter w/c 9th Sept '19

A weekly round up of all the WCVA news.

Making The Most of your Contacts Webinar

People do business with people, not organisations. To make things happen we have to not only make contact, but also build relationships of trust. They...

WCVA Newsletter w/c 26th August'19

A weekly round up of news from the WCVA

Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research Conference 2019

An invitation to attend the Annual Conference, which will be held in Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Tuesday 1st October 2019 from 9.30am.

Adnodd Newydd - Taflen Cymorth Iechyd Meddwl Gwasanaeth Ambiwlans Cymru ‘Dwyt ti ddim ar dy ben dy hun’

Mae Taflen Iechyd Meddwl Gwasanaeth Ambiwlans Cymru o’r enw ‘Dwyt ti ddim ar dy ben dy hun’, bellach ar gael, gan roi ystod o Llinellau Cymorth Iechyd...

New Resource – Welsh Ambulance Service Mental Health Signposting Leaflet ‘You are not alone’

The Welsh Ambulance Service Mental Health Leaflet entitled ‘You are not alone’, is now available, giving a range of Mental Health Support Helplines....

New plan to tackle substance misuse in Wales launched

Tackling substance misuse amongst the homeless and prisoners and dealing with mental health issues associated with addiction are some of the aims of a...

New NEST Eligibility Criteria

Good news for Winter warmth.

Free Fundraising Coaching Support for Charities

Are you a charity in Wales with an income of up to £100,000?

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Llandrindod Wells

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