HELPFUL RESOURCES

The following page has a large range of different resources and organisations that are available to help you. Select any of the different tabs shown to view a list of the resources available in that category.

Addictive Behaviours

ADFAM

ADFAM gives information and support for the families of drug and alcohol users Click here to access ADFAM's Website

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous provides information and details of local self help groups which support recovery and continued sobriety of individuals with an alcohol problem Click here to access Alcoholics Anonymous's Website

BAROD

Barod Provides support to anyone affected by alcohol or drug misuse, either their own or someone else’s Click here to access BARODS's Website

Dan 24/7 (in Wales)

Dan 24/7 provides information and advice relating to drugs and alcohol Click here to access Dan 24/7's Website

GamCare

Provides information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling Click here to access GamCare's Website

Talk to Frank (in England)

Talk to Frank provides information and advice relating to drugs and alcohol Click here to access Talk to Frank's Website

The National Association for Children of Alcoholics

The National Association for Children of Alcoholics supports children of parents who misuse alcohol (Note: children can be 1-101!) Click here to access The National Association for Children of Alcoholics's Website

UK Narcotics Anonymous

UK Narcotics Anonymous is a society for individuals recovering from drug addiction Click here to access UK Narcotics Anonymous's Website

Bullying

Bullying UK

Bullying UK provides information for those who feel they are being bullied at university. Click here to access Bullying UK's Website

Care Leavers Support

Become

Become provides information and advice for care leavers Click here to access Become's Website

Propel

Propel provides information regarding higher education for care leavers Click here to access Propel's Website

Carers

Carers UK

Carers UK provides advice and support for carers across the UK Click here to access Carers UK's Website

Suicide/Bereavement

Cruse

Cruse offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies Click here to access Cruse's Website

Papyrus

Papyrus provides support for anyone thinking of or knows anyone who is thinking of suicide Click here to access Papyrus's Website

Education

UCAS

UCAS is an independent charity which gives advice on courses and admissions within further and higher education Click here to access UCAS's Website

Food Banks

The Trussell Trust

The Trussell Trust provides an emergency food package for those in crisisClick here to access BThe Trussell Trust's Website

Financial

National Debtline

National Debtline is an independent charity, dedicated to providing free debt advice by phone and online to people across the UK Click here to access National Debtline's Website

Step Change

Step Change provide advice and support to individuals with debts Click here to access Step Change's Website

Student Finance England

Student Finance England provides advice with loans and finances related to higher education in EnglandClick here to access Student Finance England's Website

Student Finance Wales

Student Finance Wales provides advice with loans and finances related to higher education in WalesClick here to access Student Finance Wales's Website

Turn2us

Turn2us provides practical help to people who are struggling financially Click here to access Turn2us's Website

General

Action for Children

Action for Children provide practical and emotional support and a voice to children and young people Click here to access Action for Children's Website

Charity Choice

Charity Choice Is a leading UK charity directory. It has information about local and national charities Click here to access Charity Choice's Website

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice provides advice and support for people to find a way forward with a range of problems including benefits, work, money, consumer, housing, family, law, immigration and health Click here to access Citizens Advice's Website

Meic

Meic provides a bilingual advice and support service for children and young people in Wales Click here to access Meic's Website

Samaritans

Samaritans is for anyone who would like to chat about anything that is troubling them 24/7 Click here to access Samaritans's Website

Health & Disability

Age UK

Age UK provide information and advice on matters affecting older people Click here to access Age UK's Website

Alzheimers Society

Alzheimers Society is a charity for those living with dementia and their carers Click here to access Alzheimers Society's Website

British Dyslexia Association

British Dyslexia Association offers information and advice to those with dyslexia Click here to access British Dyslexia Association's Website

Deaf Blind UK

Deaf Blind UK is a charity that supports people affected by sight and hearing lossClick here to access Deaf Blind UK's Website

Dyspraxia Foundation

Dyspraxia Foundation offers information and advice around dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder Click here to access Dyspraxia Foundation's Website

Maggies

Maggies provides support if someone has had a cancer diagnosis or is supporting someone with a diagnosis. They also offer bereavement support to those who have lost a loved one to cancer Click here to access Maggies's Website

National Autistic Society

National Autistic Society offers information and advice around Autism, Pathological Demand Avoidance, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Asperger Syndrome Click here to access National Autistic Society's Website

SNAP Cymru

SNAP Cymru provides information, advice and support for parents, children and young people with SEN or disabilities Click here to access SNAP Cymru's Website

Housing

Shelter

Shelter provides information and support on a variety of housing difficulties, such as; bad housing, insecure, homelessness or risk of homelessness) and also provide a specialist debt advice service. Click here to access Shelter's Website for Wales Or Click here to access Shelter's Website for England

Loneliness

Samaritans

Samaritans for anyone who would like to chat about anything that is troubling them 24/7 Click here to access Samaritans's Website

Wave Length

Wave Length provides media technology to lonely people living in povertyClick here to access Wave Length's Website

Marmalade Trust

Marmalade Trust are a volunteer led organisation, dedicated to recognising loneliness and helping people make new friendships. They offer a vital link between lonely people and the community and resources that can help them.Click here to access Marmalade Trust's Website

Mental/ Psychological Health

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK provides confidential support, advice & resources for anyone with anxiety, stress of anxiety-based depression. Click here to access Anxiety UK's Website

Beat eating disorders

Beat eating disorders provides helplines for adults and young people offering support and information about eating disorders Click here to access Beat eating disorders's Website

Bipolar UK

Bipolar UK is a national charity dedicated to empowering individuals and families affected by bipolar disorder Click here to access Bipolar UK's Website

C.A.L.L.

C.A.L.L. provides Emotional support and information on mental health and related matters Click here to access C.A.L.L.'s Website

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) is a free & confidential helpline & web chat for anyone struggling and support for those bereaved by suicide Click here to access CALM's Website

Calm

Calm is an app for sleep, meditation & relaxation Click here to access calm's Website

Hafal

Hafal provides support for people with serious mental health issues Click here to access Hafal's Website

Headspace

Headspace – Everyday mindfulness app Click here to access Headspace's Website

Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters provides mental health support services Click here to access Mental Health Matters's Website

Mind

Mind offers information, signposting and legal advice for issues related to mental health Click here to access Mind's Website

OCD UK

OCD UK is a national Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) charity Click here to access OCD UK's Website

SANE

SANE is an out of hours dedicated mental health support charity. It has a phone line, text facility and online community. Click here to access SANE's Website

Student Minds

Student Minds - Empowering students and members of the University community to look after their own mental health, support others and create change Click here to access Student Minds's Website

Young Minds

Children and young people’s mental health charity which can provide support for issues such as ADHD, Anorexia, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Bulimia, Depression, Mania and Hypomania, OCD, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Autism and Borderline Personality Disorder Click here to access Young Minds's Website

Minorities

African Community Centre

African Community Centre welcomes all people, especially Africans born in Africa or in the diaspora (e.g. African Caribbean, British African etc.) who are currently resident in Wales to help them settle Click here to access African Community Centre's Website

Black Association of Women Step Out (BAWSO)

Black Association of Women Step Out (BAWSO) is a service to Black and Minority Ethnic women and children, made homeless through a threat of domestic violence or fleeing domestic violence in Wales Click here to access Black Association of Women Step Out (BAWSO)'s Website

Chinese in Wales Association

Chinese in Wales Association is providing advocacy, advice, information and signposting servicClick here to access Chinese in Wales Association's Website

Family Equality Council

Family Equality Council - Supports parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer in this country Click here to access Family Equality Council's Website

Stonewall

Stonewall offers help and advice for LGBT communities and their allies Click here to access Stonewall's Website

Refugee & Asylum Seeker Support

Ethnic Youth Support Team (EYST)

Ethnic Youth Support Team (EYST) provides culturally sensitive holistic support service to meet the needs of youth aged 11-25 from BME, refugee and asylum seekers in Wales Click here to access Ethnic Youth Support Team (EYST)'s Website

Migrant Help

Migrant Help provides a helpline for asylum seekers living in Wales Click here to access Migrant Help's Website

The refugee support Network

The refugee support Network is a national advice service and can offer some advice to those wanting to access or are already in Higher Education Click here to access The refugee support Network's Website

Relationships

Relate

Relate – provides information, support and services for issues relating to relationships across the UK Click here to access Relate's Website

Victim Support

Hourglass

Hourglass – is a national charity that provides advice and support on abuse of older people Click here to access Hourglass's Website

Live Fear Free

Live Fear Free – provides support 24/7 for issues relating to domestic abuse and sexual violence Click here to access Live Fear Free's Website

Victim Support

Victim Support provides free and confidential for anyone who is a victim of any crime or trauma Click here to access Victim Support's Website

Workplace

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) gives employees and employers free, impartial advice on workplace rights, rules and best practice and also help to resolve disputes Click here to access Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)'s Website