Support is available in Taff Ely for those that need it during these difficult times.
Our Wellbeing Coordinators are still on hand to provide support for people suffering from low mood, anxiety, depression, financial worries, housing or debt problems. Please contact your GP surgery by telephone if you wish to speak to a Wellbeing Coodinator or use the contact details below to book an appointment directly.
They’ve also put together a list of helpful organisations that can help during this period. Organisations based in the Taff Ely cluster can be found below and a full list of support services across RCT can be found by following this link:
Taff Ely Foodbank: Providing emergency support to those in crisis. Open at Bethel Baptist Church, Pontyclun. Monday - Friday, 9am-1pm. Offering deliveries of emergency food parcels to people self-isolating. Still accepting food donations (non-perishable) at local supermarkets and Bethel Baptist Church during opening hours. Contact Andrew Butcher on: 07900 557379.
Pontypridd Foodbank: Providing emergency support to those in crisis. Open at St Luke's Church, Rhydyfelin, Monday & Friday 2-4pm and Wednesday 10am-12noon. Offering deliveries of emergency food parcels to people self-isolating. Please contact your housing officer, Citizens Advice or a member of your local wellbeing team if you need a voucher. Still accepting food donations (non-perishable) at Sainsbury’s, Ponytpridd and St Luke’s, Rhydyfelin during opening hours.
Contact Mandy Haydon-Hall on 07562137392.
Llanharan Drop-in Centre: Providing childcare (6 weeks to 12 years) for key working families only. MUST be registered through local authority emergency childcare scheme.
Contact them on: 01443 229723 or email email@example.com.
Salem Chapel, Tonteg: Team of local volunteers supporting those self-isolating or vulnerable with the following: picking up shopping, dog walks, calling for a chat, delivering foodbank packages for those in crisis, posting mail and any other essential support.
Contact Emma on 07581888006 or Rev. Rosa on 07807893373.
Liam’s Taxis: Based in Pontypridd, they are offering to assist with getting vulnerable people, NHS and key workers to supermarkets and to work. An 8-seater taxi but they will only take 4 from the same household at any time to abide by government regulations. Minimal fares will be charged to cover petrol costs. Call or text 07581006416 at any time.
Glyncoch Support Group: Providing practical help such as shopping, prescription pick up and welfare calls via volunteers.
Contact: 01443 540104, line open from 10am-4pm daily, leave a voicemail outside those times.
Tylagarw Community Support: Volunteer help with picking up shopping, urgent supplies, a friendly phone call and posting mail. Recruiting volunteers. Contact them on: 07395 157540
Your Taff Ely Wellbeing Coordinators
Hannah Furnish: 07730 431859 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Aminah Teague: 07515 166035 / email@example.com