Information Request

14th June 2017 Callum Jones 0

There is currently a Local Authority review being undertaken around advocacy; how the service is provided and by who. TVA would like to identify organisations who provide advocacy, and it may be that you are unaware that you are providing this service, therefore do you, or your organisation; Help people to say what they want? Take action to help people obtain the services they need? If you can answer yes to the above questions we would like to hear from you. Please respond to

Carer’s Week 2017 – 12th-18th June

9th June 2017 Callum Jones 0

A series of activities and events will be held in Torfaen during Carer’s Week 2017. Monday 12th June Cwmbran Carers Support group, 2-4pm at Ty George Lansbury, Croescyceiliog, NP44 2PG Join us for a celebration of the work that unpaid carers do including: therapies blood pressures checks  lots of relevant information mental health social worker and Julie from Carers Wales. an afternoon tea will be served plus a raffle Reserve your place on 01633 868078 or Wednesday 14th June, Torfaen Carers Centre, Pontypool – 11am – 3pm Open Day come and join us for a “Fun Day” full of activities and information memory box and bingo tea, coffee & cake all welcome  Thursday 15th June  Carers Event 10.30am -12pm at Talygarn tea and cake in the […]

Volunteer’s Week Celebration

31st May 2017 Callum Jones 0

Torfaen Voluntary Alliance is holding a coffee and cake afternoon on Wednesday 7th June at 1:30pm to celebrate volunteers and the amazing work they do. If you would like to nominate a group, that you feel has made an outstanding contribution to their community, please let know of your nomination or contact us on 01495 742420. Please join us for cake and coffee on the 7th and come and find out more about volunteering and how you can get involved. We look forward to seeing you.

Awards for All Wales Welcomes Applications from Priority Groups

24th May 2017 Callum Jones 0

Awards for All Wales Welcomes Applications from Priority Groups The Big Lottery Fund has added three groups to its priorities list for Wales. Awards for All is a National Lottery funded programme operated by the Big Lottery Fund throughout Wales. Grants of between £500 and £5,000 are available for local voluntary and community organisations, schools, community and town councils and health bodies in Wales to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. Earlier this year, the Big Lottery Fund added the following groups to its priorities list for Wales: New organisations. Organisations with an annual income of less than £15,000. Organisations run by people from black and minority ethnic communities, including refugees, asylum seekers and travellers. The grants are intended […]

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Gwent Supporting People Regional Consultation Event & Service User Engagement Website Launch

24th May 2017 Callum Jones 0

On Thursday 20th June 2017 we are holding the first ever regional service user consultation event to coincide with the launch of the Gwent Supporting People Service User Engagement Website, the first of its kind in Wales! We would like to invite organisations to have stands promoting their services at this event, which is being held at Pontypool Active Living Centre (PALC) from 1pm to 3:30pm, with set up of stands from 12 o’clock. This will be an excellent opportunity for service users and providers to engage with each other. Please note that spaces are limited, so stands will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. If you would like to take advantage of this exciting opportunity, please respond to by Tuesday 6th June […]

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Dementia Awareness Week

15th May 2017 Callum Jones 0

Dementia Awareness Week is 14th – 20th  May  –   See The Alzheimers Society website to learn more:  Click here Torfaen has a dementia roadmap: Click here

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