Useful contacts in Swansea

Action on Hearing Loss (Wales)
Care and support for people who are deaf or who have hearing loss

0808 808 0123 (Textphone: 0808 808 9000)
www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

Age Cymru Swansea Bay
Advice, information, advocacy and support services for older people plus a hospital discharge service

01792 648866
www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/swanseabay

Age Connect Morgannwg (Bridgend)

01443 490650
www.acmorgannwg.org.uk

Age Connect Morgannwg
Hospital Discharge Support Service

01443 490666
www.acmorgannwg.org.uk

Age Connect Neath Port Talbot

01639 617333
www.acnpt.org.uk

Blue Badges
Parking concessions for people with severe mobility difficulties

Bridgend – 01656 643643
www.bridgend.gov.uk

Neath Port Talbot – 01639 686868
www.npt.gov.uk

Swansea – 01792 637366
www.swansea.gov.uk/bluebadge

British Red Cross, Bridgend
Advice and practical help for older people

01639 643818

British Red Cross, Swansea
Advice and practical help for older people

01792 772146

British Red Cross, Neath
A home from hospital service for residents of Neath Port Talbot

01639 639894

Care and Repair
Advice and assistance for owner-occupiers on repairs, adaptations and maintenance issues

Bridgend – 01656 646755
www.careandrepair.org.uk/care-and-repair-agencies/bridgend

Neath Port Talbot – 01792 321122
www.careandrepair.org.uk/care-and-repair-agencies/neath-port-talbot

Swansea – 01792 798599
www.careandrepair.org.uk/care-and-repair-agencies/swansea

Carers Centres
Information, advice, advocacy and support for carers

Bridgend – 01656 658479
www.bridgendcarers.co.uk

Neath Port Talbot – 01639 642277
www.nptcarers.org.uk

Swansea – 01792 653344
www.swanseacarerscentre.org.uk

Carers Trust Swansea Bay
Support for carers

01792 790296
www.carerstrust-swanseabay.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau

08444 772020
www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Concessionary Travel
How to apply for a free bus pass

Bridgend – 01656 642559
www.bridgend.gov.uk

Neath Port Talbot – 01639 686868
www.npt.gov.uk

Swansea – 01792 636377
www.swansea.gov.uk/buspasses

DANSA Community Transport
Accessible community transport for Neath Port Talbot and Swansea

01639 751067
www.dansa.org.uk

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

0845 606 0265
www.gov.uk/dwp

Hafal
Support for people with serious mental illness and their families

Bridgend 01656 732 085
Swansea 01792 466990

Housing Options
Council housing advice services

Bridgend – 01656 643643
Neath Port Talbot – 01639 685219
Swansea – 01792 533100

Housing Renewals and Adaptations
Assistance with home adaptations and Disabled Facilities Grants

Bridgend – 01656 643442
Neath Port Talbot – 01639 763136
Swansea – 01792 635330

Mind
Information and support for people with mental health issues

Neath Port Talbot Mind – 01639 643510
www.nptmind.org.uk

Ogwr Mind – 01656 767045

Swansea Mind – 01792 642999
www.swanseamind.org.uk

My Home Life Cymru
An initiative aimed at improving the quality of life in care homes for older people

Tel: 029 2043 1555
www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/home-and-care/my-homelife-cymru-home

NHS Direct Wales

0845 4647
www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk

RNIB Cymru
Support for people with sight loss

029 2082 8500
www.rnib.org.uk/cymru

Swansea Mobility Hire
Scooters and wheelchairs to help people with limited mobility visit the city centre

01792 461785
www.swanseacitycentre.com/visit/swansea-mobility-hire