Cardiff Mind – We are Here To Help!

Services and Activities

One in four adults will visit their GP each year with some mental health problem. Mental illness can affect anyone!

To access our day services contact our office for details of our activities.

If you are looking for housing related support then you can find out more by visiting the supported accommodation and community support sections of our website.

Volunteering

Volunteering is an excellent way of obtaining skills that can lead to employment, not just with Cardiff Mind but with other employers.

For details on how to become a volunteer with us and what we are currently looking for please go to the volunteering section of our website.

Information

We know that it can be difficult to take the first step and ask for help or information.

Our staff will help you to work out what your options are and what information or services are most appropriate for you. Online we can provide a wide range of accurate, up-to-date information on mental health issues to find this information please go to the information section of our website.

News

Our purpose is to provide a quick, daily look at news affecting Cardiff Mind, Mind across England and Wales, Mental Health and the work of Charities and Charitable organisations.

To view our roundup of the news please go to News & Updates

“You said – We Did”

YOUR OPINION CAN MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE

Cardiff Mind values the views of people who use its services and the role it can play in making things better not only for you but people who work with us in the future. Please make sure that if you are experiencing any difficulty with our services or the way we provide them you tell someone about it. To give you an idea of what people have said and what we have done please look at the items below. This will be regularly updated.

You Said

The chairs that you have are uncomfortable when we are sitting down for a long time (Coping with Life)

We did

We got some more comfortable chairs for everyone

You said

We want to paint on things other than paper (Art Group)

We did

We purchased some canvasses

You said

We would like to see works of art to provide inspiration (Painting Group)

We did

We arranged a trip to the Art Gallery

You said

My Tribunal is scheduled for outside normal working hours who can help me (Mind the Pennies)

We did

We arranged for our staff member to be available outside of office hours to help

You said

I have been told that my PIP assessment will take place in my home can you help? (Mind the Pennies)

We did

Our staff can now support assessments carried out in the Service User’s own home.

You Said

I have poor eyesight and cannot read the presentation of course notes (Coping with Life)

We Did

The facilitator took a copy of all the hand outs and PowerPoint and enlarged the font/print size to enable the participant to read the material

You said

I find the written work of the new Coping with Life Course hard to complete (Coping with Life)

We did

We reverted to the old course that had a lower requirement for written work.

You said

We would like to make more of our garden can we have some equipment to improve it?

We did

We purchased a portable greenhouse & small hover mower

You said

Can we change the old dark wooden blinds which are difficult to open/shut?

We did

We organised new vertical blinds which greatly improved light and appearance on a number of properties.

You said

Can we have some garden furniture for summer use.

We did

We purchased two sets in a local sale for the tenants