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Contacts

Useful contacts and websites are listed here which are accurate at the time of publication. For further information contact your Local Authority.

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Direct Payment Support Services

Compass Disability Services

Provide services in Powys

Website:   www.compassdisability.org.uk

Tel: 0330 333 0089 / 01823 282823

E-mail: powys@compassdisability.org.uk  

 

Direct Payment Support Services Network (Chair)

Christina Thomas (The Rowan Organisation)

Website:  www.therowan.org

Tel: 01267 245579

E-mail:  christina.thomas@therowan.org

 

Dewis Centre for Independent Living     

Provide services in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, Neath Port Talbot, Rhondda Cynon Taf,  Swansea, Vale of Glamorgan                

Website: www.dewiscil.org.uk

Tel: 01443 827930

E-mail: info@dewiscil.org.uk

 

Diverse Cymru

Provide services in Cardiff

Website: www.directpaymentscymru.org.uk

Tel: 029 2036 8888

E-mail: directpayments@diversecymru.org.uk

 

Penderels Trust

Provide services in Flintshire and Wrexham

Website: www.penderelstrust.org.uk

Tel: 01352 706235

E-mail: wrexham@penderelstrust.org.uk

E-mail: flintshire@penderelstrust.org.uk

 

NWAAA -  North Wales Advice and Advocacy Association

Provide services in Gwynedd

Website: www.nwaaa.co.uk 

Tel: 01248 670852

E-mail: enquiry@nwaaa.co.uk

 

Services for Independent Living

Provide services in Torfaen

Website: www.s4il.co.uk 

Tel: 01633 877908

E-mail: TorfaenOffice@s4il.co.uk

E-mail: samantham@s4il.co.uk

 

The Rowan

Provide services in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Denbighshire, Pembrokeshire

Website: www.therowan.org         

Tel: 01267 245579

E-mail: Karen.smith@therowan.org (north Wales)

 

Some local authorities provide ‘in – house’ support services

Local authority contacts

Anglesey

Website: www.anglesey.gov.uk 

Tel: 01248 752752

E-mail: duty@anglesey.gov.uk

 

Blaenau Gwent                                                             

Website: www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk

Direct Payments Team

E-mail:directpayments@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk

Tel: 01495 355265

 

Bridgend

Website: www.bridgend.gov.uk

Tel: 01656 642320

Adults e-mail: contactassessmentreviewteam@bridgend.gov.uk

Children e-mail: assessmentteamduty@bridgend.gov.uk

 

Caerphilly

Website: www.caerphilly.gov.uk

Tel: 0808 100 2500

 

Cardiff

Website: www.cardiff.gov.uk

Tel: 02920 234234

E-mail: contactils@cardiff.gov.uk

 

Carmarthen

Website: www.carmarthenshire.gov.wales

Tel: 0300 333 2222

E-mail: careline@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 

Ceredigion

Website: www.ceredigion.gov.uk

Tel: 01545 574000

E-mail: contact-socservs@ceredigion.gov.uk

 

Conwy

Website: www.conwy.gov.uk

Tel: 01492 577744

E-mail: direct.payments@conwy.gov.uk

 

Denbighshire

Website: www.denbighshire.gov.uk

Tel: 0300 456 1000

 

Flintshire

Website: www.flintshire.gov.uk

Tel: Adults - 01352 803444 / Children - 01352 701000

E-mail: SSDUTY@Flintshire.gov.uk

 

Gwynedd

Website: www.gwynedd.llyw.cymru

Tel: 01758 704414

E-mail: GofalCwsmerGwasanaethauCymdeithasol@gwynedd.llyw.cymru

 

Merthyr

Website: www.merthyr.gov.uk

Tel: 01685 725000

E-mail: customer.care@merthyr.gov.uk

 

Monmouthshire

Website: www.monmouthshire.gov.uk

Tel: 01633 644672

E-mail: talk2us@monmouthshire.gov.uk

 

Neath Port Talbot

Website: www.npt.gov.uk

Tel: 01639 686812

E-mail: directpayments@npt.gov.uk

 

Newport

Website: www.newport.gov.uk

Tel: 01633 656656

E-mail: info@newport.gov.uk

 

Pembrokeshire

Website: www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk

Tel: 01437 776590

E-mail: directpayments@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

 

Powys

Website: www.powys.gov.uk

Tel: 01597 826000

E-mail:customer@powys.gov.uk

 

Rhondda Cynon Taf

Website: www.rctcbc.gov.uk

Tel: Adults - 01443 425003 / Children - 01443 425006

E-mail: socialservices@rctcbc.gov.uk

 

Swansea

Website: www.swansea.gov.uk

Tel: 01792 636519

E-mail: intake@swansea.gov.uk

 

Torfaen

Website: www.torfaen.gov.uk

Tel: 01633 877908

E-mail: torfaen@s4il.co.uk

 

Vale of Glamorgan

Website: www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

Tel: 01446 704685

E-mail: c1v@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

 

Wrexham

Website: www.wrexham.gov.uk

Tel: 01978 298676

E-mail: directpayments@wrexham.gov.uk

 

Social Care Workforce Development Partnerships

Anglesey

E-mail: MiriamWilliams@ynysmon.gov.uk

 

Blaenau Gwent & Caerphilly

E-mail: Jane.Haile@caerphilly.gov.uk

 

Bridgend

E-mail: Claire.Holt@bridgend.gov.uk

 

Cardiff

E-mail: EBegg@cardiff.gov.uk

 

Carmarthen

E-mail: rbowman@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 

Ceredigion

E-mail: Patricia.Smith@ceredigion.gov.uk

 

Conwy

E-mail: Mark.Rowley@conwy.gov.uk

 

Denbighshire

E-mail: Mark.Southworth@denbighshire.gov.uk

 

Flintshire

E-mail: carol.armstrong@flintshire.gov.uk

 

Gwynedd

E-mail: GillianPaul@gwynedd.gov.uk

 

Merthyr & Rhondda Cynon Taf

E-mail: Jon.Day@rctcbc.gov.uk

 

Monmouthshire

E-mail: SianSexton@monmouthshire.gov.uk

 

Neath Port Talbot

E-mail: l.doyle@npt.gov.uk

 

Newport

E-mail: Claire.broome@newport.gov.uk

 

Pembrokeshire

E-mail: Sue.Swan@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

 

Powys

E-mail: Anne.marie.davies@powys.gov.uk

 

Swansea

E-mail: diane.cooper@swansea.gov.uk

 

Torfaen

E-mail: Kate.Dibble@torfaen.gov.uk

 

Vale of Glamorgan

E-mail: scrinion-jones@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

 

Wrexham

E-mail: louise1.davies@wrexham.gov.uk

  

Other relevant organisations and resources

 

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)

Aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment

relations. They help with employment relations by supplying up-to-date information, independent advice and high quality training, and working with employers and employees to solve problems and improve performance.

Free advice is available from:

www.acas.org.uk

Telephone: 0300 123 1100

Minicom: 08456 06 16 00

 

Social Care Wales

Social Care Wales promotes high standards of practice among social care workers and supports the workforce by providing resources and guidance to help learning and development.

www.socialcare.wales

Tel: 0300 3033444

 

Disability Wales provide useful information about rights, social model of disability and independent living

www.disabilitywales.org

Tel: 029 20887325

 

Learn from Learning

A free comparison website providing information about a range of learning available. It includes an online evaluation tool to help you manage your learning and make sure you are getting the best value for money.

www.learnfromlearning.co.uk

 

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works. They have a range of information, guides, e learning material and films on a variety of useful topics.

www.scie.org.uk 

Tel: 020 7766 7400

 

Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)

www.wcva.org.uk

Tel: 0800 2888 329