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Volunteer Support Officer post with Reconnect 50+

        Reconnect 50+ Job Title:                                 Volunteer Support Officer Number of hours:                    21 per week  Remuneration:                        £11,136 pro rata rate (FTE £19,621) Holiday entitlement:                25 days plus bank holidays (pro rata)  Accountable to:                       Volunteer Co-ordinator Location:                                 Cwm Taf (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taff)  Contract end:                          31st March 2020 – possible extension […]

Feeling Good – Teimlo’n Dda

Safer Merthyr Tydfil in partnership with Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council are delighted to be able to share the ’Feeling Good activity pack for Young People.’  This resource has been created by young people from the Merthyr Tydfil Borough Wide Youth Forum in partnership with Ysgol Santes Tudul and Cyfarthfa Park Primary. The resources were created […]

NEW ! CASE MANAGER

The Drive Project: South Wales (Cardiff) The Drive Project is a community-based intervention for perpetrators (service users) of domestic abuse whose victims are assessed as at a high risk of significant harm or fatality, aged 16 years and over. The service offers a risk and needs led response that proactively works with this potentially involuntary […]

This is not love #ThisIsControl

Controlling behaviour is a form of abuse. These behaviours are often very subtle and can be hard to identify. If you see the signs, seek help from @LiveFearFree 24 hour free advice and Support 0808 8010 800 This is not love #ThisIsControl    

Vacancies! Job Description – Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Intervention Co-ordinator

The Drive Project: South Wales (Cardiff) The Drive Project is a community-based intervention for perpetrators (service users) of domestic abuse whose victims are assessed as at a high risk of significant harm or fatality, aged 16 years and over. The service offers a risk and needs led response that proactively works with this potentially involuntary […]

New Project! RECONNECT

    Our new project RECONNECT, aims to tackle social isolation experienced by anybody age 50+ living within Merthyr Tydfil Borough Wide. Social isolation is a challenging reality for many. Its effects can be pronounced, and may even lead to a decline in overall health and well-being, in addition to feelings of depression or anxiety. Are […]

Mental Health First Aid Kit for Young People

Safer Merthyr Tydfil in partnership with Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council are delighted to be able to share the ’Mental Health First Aid Kit for Young People.’   This resource has been created by young people on the Up and Coming Project and Merthyr Tydfil Borough Wide Youth Forum to help raise awareness of mental health […]

Young People of Merthyr Create Mental Health Magazine!

We are so excited to announce the launch of a special edition ‘Mental Health First Aid Kit for Young People’ magazine! A magazine FOR young people BY young people. With content created by young people in Merthyr Tydfil aged 11-25… Each page offers relevant, current, interesting articles, quizzes, illustrations and ideas which focus around the […]

Volunteer For Us!

  We are looking for volunteers for Moving Ahead Project. If you or someone you know is interested in getting involved please do get in touch!

Youth Mayor Awards Grants to Local Exceptional Projects

Youth Mayor Lauren Davies (18) and Ethan Scriven (14) had the pleasure of awarding both Cyfartha High School Eco committee and Drugaid SORTED project with grant money to cover their young people’s exciting upcoming activities. The Gwirvol panel is run by Safer Merthyr Tydfil’s young persons’ project: Merthyr Tydfil Borough Wide Youth Forum. The scheme […]