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.
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.
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.
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.
The chairs that you have are uncomfortable when we are sitting down for a long time (Coping with Life)
We got some more comfortable chairs for everyone
We want to paint on things other than paper (Art Group)
We purchased some canvasses
We would like to see works of art to provide inspiration (Painting Group)
We arranged a trip to the Art Gallery
My Tribunal is scheduled for outside normal working hours who can help me (Mind the Pennies)
We arranged for our staff member to be available outside of office hours to help
I have been told that my PIP assessment will take place in my home can you help? (Mind the Pennies)
Our staff can now support assessments carried out in the Service User’s own home.
I have poor eyesight and cannot read the presentation of course notes (Coping with Life)
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
I find the written work of the new Coping with Life Course hard to complete (Coping with Life)
We reverted to the old course that had a lower requirement for written work.
We would like to make more of our garden can we have some equipment to improve it?
We purchased a portable greenhouse & small hover mower
Can we change the old dark wooden blinds which are difficult to open/shut?
We organised new vertical blinds which greatly improved light and appearance on a number of properties.
Can we have some garden furniture for summer use.
We purchased two sets in a local sale for the tenants