SMT response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic

SMT are risk assessing daily and responding as advised by government. Our main focus is to protect the health, wellbeing and safety of staff and service users alike. We will continue to deliver our services by exploring and adopting alternative methods of engagement and adjusting our working practices to enable us to function effectively. We have taken the difficult decision to suspend our group activities and non-essential face to face appointments which will be reviewed on 28th May in line with further government guidance. All SMT staff are working from home and continue to offer support. Please be assured that we will remain in regular contact with our service users, albeit using alternative communication methods, which may cause some disruption to routine delivery of services. We appreciate your patience and support during this uncertain and rapidly changing situation.
We hope you remain safe and well.

Nicola Mahoney

Chief Executive Officer
Safer Merthyr Tydfil


For out of office hours safety advice and support please contact the:
Live Fear Free helpline: 08 08 80 10 800
In an emergency ring 999.
Please also use our NEW Contact Request Form, which are answered within 24 working hours of receipt

About Safer Merthyr Tydfil

Established in 1997, SMT are a registered charity that offers services to people of all age groups that increases confidence and enables communities to feel safer. We have cultivated a reputation of trust and respect through understanding the needs of people and the issues they face in their daily lives.

The organisation has historically served the community in which it is based, Merthyr Tydfil. However, SMT formally extended its area of benefit in 2006 to include a Wales wide remit. We work alongside public services, 3rd sector organisations and all sectors of the community to provide the best services for you.

What we do

Safer Merthyr Tydfil, strive to help people within the community feel safer and more confident within their daily lives. This might be through providing support and services tailored to your individual need allowing you to overcome any challenges in a confidential and nurturing environment.

Our programmes help to support:

  • Prevention of domestic abuse
  • Reduction in anti social behaviour and offending behaviour
  • Reduction in acquisitive crime

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