The below are links to organisations that you may find useful. Please feel free to browse and let us know if there are any other links that you would like to see here.

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Tots Page    – releasing people in our nation from a life sentence of debt, poverty and their causes pastors Risca care for, listen to and help people who are out on the streets    Risca C19 volunteers- family support service – Care for the Family offers support and help for you in your relationships and family  -New Wine Cymru works with leaders and churches,  to see Wales once again transformed by the person, message and power of Jesus Christ counselling services by telephone or face-to-face for all survivors of sexual violation, past or present and their supporters. user led, charitable organisation that promotes inclusion, independence and choice, and supports disabled adults and their carers through the provision of services, support and information or Contact Us–  SHADE – Self Help Against DEpression
Dan-y-Graig Church, Dan-y-Graig Road, off Tredegar Street, Risca.
Meeting times: Tuesdays 7-9pm & Thursdays 1-3pm

SHADE is a self help group for adults with depression, panic attacks, anxiety, and related conditions. A formal diagnosis is not necessary. We aim to be caring, non-judgemental, and listen with empathy. We support each other either in a group setting, or one-to-one chat, invite speakers from time to time, go out for the occasional meal, go tenpin bowling, play games, do creative writing and are always open to new ideas. –  Eating Disorders: Self-help charity

CAP Fresh Start .-  Do you have a problem with:-

  • Addictive Substances
  • Alcohol
  • Gambling
  • Internet Addiction
  • Smoking

Tel 07836 608085  (CAP Fresh Start )

TLC Community Shop Ty-Sign and Local Community Partnership
76 Elm Drive, Risca, Newport, Gwent, NP11 6HJ
Tel: (01633) 601199

Eastern Valleys Area Housing Office
Pontllanfraith House
NP12 2YW
Tel: 01495 235229
Fax: 01495 235306

Council link:

Environmental services Tel  (01495) 235340/Call centre 01443 866 544

The Caerphilly Family Information Service acts as a central information point supporting families and professionals looking for information and advice about childcare, activities for all the family and family support.  01443 863232

LOCAL COUNCILLORS     Ty sign Ward (Risca East) July 20    

Nigel George 20 Moriah Hill, Risca, NP11 6PZ
Telephone: 01633 614102 / 07816 980093 

Zoe Davies
23 Almond Avenue,Risca, NP11 6PF

Rob Derraven
13 High Trees, Risca, NP11 6HH



Link to details of Hefin David MSHefin David MS

LOCAL MP  Chris Evans 


Blackwood, Risca, Newbridge,Pontllanfraith

The C.A.L.L. Helpline
Mental Health Helpline For Wales
Community Advice & Listening Line – Offering a confidential listening and support service      Call free on 0800 132 737      Text help to 81066 

Mind Cymru
For information on types of mental health problems, where to get help, medication, alternative treatments and advocacy.   Call 0300 123 3393

Text 86463 

Samaritans Cymru
A safe place for you to talk.     email:

Papyrus UK
The UK Charity for the prevention of young suicide.

  • Call free on 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm, and 2pm to 10pm on weekends and bank holidays)

Information, advice and advocacy helpline for children and young people up to 25 years old. We are open 8 am to midnight, 7 days a week. You can contact us by phone, email, SMS text and instant messaging. Meic is confidential, anonymous, free, and just for you.    Call free on 0808 80 23456

  • Text 84001

THE BRITISH RED CROSS coronavirus (covid-19) support line
If you’re at home and finding it hard to access food or medication, or you are feeling lonely or worried, call our coronavirus support line today.

  • Call free on 0808 196 3651


Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

  • Text SHOUT to 85258 to talk to someone

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

Our helpline is for people in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support.problems. 

  • Call free on 0800 58 58 58


Help and advice. for children and young people under 19. Phoneline, online message board, and chat service.   Call free on 0800 1111 – The number will not show up on your phone bill


For specific support and advice in Wales


We work for people in housing need by providing free, independent, expert housing advice and we campaign to overcome the barriers which stand in the way of people in Wales having a decent, secure home.