Help to live at home independently

Our aim is to help people stay living safely at home for as long as possible. If you’re struggling with any areas of living independently, there are a range of solutions and services to help you.

Blue Badge

How to apply for a blue badge

Apply for an older person's bus pass

Find eligibility criteria and how to apply

Paying for care

Information on paying for your care

Managing personal financial affairs

Assist and support in managing financial affairs

Mental Health

Support and advice for maintaining your mental health and wellbeing

What if I'm unable to make decisions?

Help for vulnerable people who cannot make some or all important decisions about their lives

Community and day centres

Community and Day Centre Information

Drugs and alcohol

If you or anyone you know needs help with a drug or alcohol problem our support services can help you

Information Directory - Dewis Cymru

Access a range of information and resources in your area to provide support and improve your wellbeing.

Activities for older people

50+ Forum and Events

Alternative to Living in Your Own Home

Information on alternative accommodation including extra care, residential and nursing placements if you are no longer able to remain at home.

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