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Helplines and Services

If you live in the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board area (Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport or Torfaen) and are worried about your mental health please contact NHS Wales 111 Press 2.

Need urgent help? Go to our urgent help page.

You can also seek help from one of the helplines or services below by filtering by topic area or the type of support you want in the search bar.

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Housing Support Grant

Blenau Gwent Housing support

The Housing Support Programme funds, monitors and develops supported housing and ‘housing related support’ services for vulnerable people.

How to get support from the Housing Support programme ➝
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LGBT+ Switchboard

LGBT+ Switchboard provide information, support and a referral service for lesbians, gay men and bisexual and trans people – and anyone considering issues around their sexuality and/or gender identity.

Visit the LGBT+ Switchboard website ➝
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2Wish – Support for anyone affected by suicide or sudden death of someone aged 25 years and under

2wish – Supporting anyone affected by a sudden or unexpected death of a young person aged 25 and under, and who lives in Wales.

Visit 2Wish website ➝
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HOPELINE247 – PAPYRUS

If you are having thoughts of suicide or are concerned for a young person who might be, you can contact HOPELINE247 for confidential support and practical advice.

HOPELINE247 advisers want to work with you to understand why thoughts of suicide might be present. They also want to provide you with a safe space to talk through anything happening in your life that could be impacting on your or anyone else’s ability to stay safe.

For children and young people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide.
For anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide.

If you need support in a language that is not English, this can be accessed by requesting Language Line when calling HOPELINE247.

Visit the Papyrus website ➝
Gwent N-Gage

Gwent N-Gage: Service for under 18s in Gwent

Gwent N-Gage provides free, safe and confidential drug and alcohol services for under 18s in Gwent. It provides support to young people and their families, and professionals who work with them.

Visit Gwent N-Gage website ➝
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GDAS – Gwent Drug & Alcohol Service

GDAS provides free, safe and confidential drug and alcohol services. GDAS operates from a wide variety of local bases throughout Gwent. GDAS operates within community venues and offers an outreach service.

Visit GDAS website ➝
DAN 247 Bilingual Alcohol Helpline

DAN – 24/7: Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline

DAN 24/7 is a free and confidential drug and alcohol helpline. You can call DAN 24/7 on freephone 0808 808 2234 or Text DAN to 81066 anytime day or night and we will give you help and advice.

Anything you tell DAN 24/7 is confidential and you won’t need to give your real name. DAN 24/7 will NOT appear on your home itemised bill.

This helpline will assist individuals, their families, carers and support workers.

DAN 24/7 also has an online database of drug and alcohol agencies AND information on harms of drugs.

Visit DAN 24/7 website ➝
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Live Fear Free

Get in touch with Live Fear Free advisors free of charge by phone, online chat, text or email.

Live Fear Free can provide help and advice to:

  • anyone experiencing domestic abuse
  • anyone who knows someone who needs help. For example, a friend, family member or colleague
  • practitioners seeking professional advice.

 

Visit Live Fear Free website ➝
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Money Helper

Free and impartial money help backed by the government. MoneyHelper joins up money and pensions guidance to make it quicker and easier to find the right help for your case.  Available Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, excluding bank holidays

Visit the Money Helper website ➝
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National Debtline

National Debtline give free and independent debt advice over the phone and online.

They can help you know what you’ve really got, maximise your money and choose your debt solution.

Monday to Friday: 9am – 8pm, Saturday: 9:30am -1pm

Contact National Debtline ➝