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 – 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 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.

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

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)

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


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.