Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Almond Tree Counselling - Inter Parental Realtionships


                                                          The Almond Tree Counselling Service
                                                                  (Part of The Almond Tree - reg Charity 1155122)
  c/o  91 The Hollies, Quaker’s Yard                                            Merthyr Tydfil,  
                      CF46 5PP
                                     01685 373517

24th January 2018

Almond Tree Counselling – Inter Parental Relationships

The Almond Tree has a small amount of Families First funding for piloting counselling provision to support parents/care givers experiencing tension/conflict between themselves that is impacting on children and young people within the family unit

There are spaces for 8 couples.

Essential criteria:

·       Parents/care givers must live within the county borough of Merthyr Tydfil
·       There must be children/young people (aged 0 to 18) living within the family home
·       Counselling provision will be up to 8 weeks only

Referrals will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

For further information contact:

The Almond Tree

01685 373517

Monday, 15 January 2018

Family Fun Day - Summit Centre Trelewis

The official launch of Taf Bargoed Summit Centre’s brand new, CafĂ© on the Rock will be on  Saturday 24th February 2018!

To celebrate the opening of the first part of our redevelopment project, they are holding a family fun day including activities, a performance from Britain’s Got Talent’s welsh choir ‘Only Boys Aloud’ and much more.

Please see the invitation for full details.

If you are able to attend, please let Rachel Allan know by 10.02.18 so they can confirm numbers.

Rachel Allen
Centre Director
Rock UK
07969 379848

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Digital Support Cwm Taff Project

Does your community group need digital support? 

Do you belong to a community group in one of the following rural wards of Merthyr Tydfil and RCT:

Merthyr Tydfil

Bedlinog,Treharris ,Aberfan and Merthyr Vale, Plymouth, Cyfarthfa, Vaynor


Ynysybwl, Maerdy, Rhigos/Penderyn 

Do you need support with getting online, to access funding, resources and training?

We can provide one-to-one support and group support and will be interested in recruiting volunteers to support the needs of the groups we work with.  

If you are interested in getting involved or you are a member of a group that needs help, please get in touch.

Mobile:07557 342480 
Find the project on Facebook 'Digital Support Cwm Taf'

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

High Sheriff Fundraising Ball for Llamau

David Davies JP, the High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan, is hosting a fundraising ball at the Vale Resort on 17 February to raise money for Llamau.  Further details are here

NEW - Walking Lunches

Monday, 8 January 2018

VAMT Staff Become Dementia Friends


Information Sessions

Dementia Friends Information Sessions are run by volunteer Dementia Friends Champions, who are trained and supported by Alzheimer’s Society. Each Information Session lasts around one hour. You will learn more about dementia and how you can help to create dementia friendly communities. If you would be interested in becoming a Dementia Friend, or if you would like a Dementia Friends sessions delivered for you organisation to become part of the Dementia Friendly Community of Merthyr Tydfil, then please email Elaine James or ring 07580866547 for further information.


Friday, 5 January 2018

High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan Awards

A reminder that the closing date for the High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan Youth Community Award is 26 January 2018.

 The High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan Youth Community Awards Scheme takes place annually and involves the current High Sheriff inviting applications for a competition to find a young person between the ages of 11 and 21, and also a group of young people between the ages of 11 and 21, who have helped their local neighbourhood, an individual, family member or local organisation.

 The award committee is anxious to ensure that as many organisations as possible are aware of the scheme as there are many young people in Mid Glamorgan who are worthy of an award so I would be grateful if you could circulate the attached entry form to anyone you consider would be eligible.  The first prize is again this year £1000

 If you require any further information, please email the High Sheriff Awards Committee email address or telephone  0771 858 4764
An application form is available here