Community Connectors

Community Connectors_Chance group Oct 2017

Newport Community Connectors can keep you in touch with local activities, groups and clubs.  

We can provide names, places and telephone numbers for activities, services and support.

Community connectors work with individuals, groups and organisations across the Newport area and:

  • provide information and advice about available support
  • help you find activities in your local area
  • help you meet more people in your community

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Group of the month - Chance Meeting Wales

Thursdays, 6.30pm - 8.30pm at the Iscoed Tafarn Pub Underwood

The Chance Meeting Wales group is aimed at helping people aged 16 and over who have a disability or a learning difficulty to socialise, make new friends and try new activities including games, art and crafts, pool and table tennis.

Interested? Come along and say hello!

The group gives you an opportunity to express yourself and say how you would like the group to run.  

Email kerrybennett745@hotmail.co.uk or telepone 07730 770 194

Web: http://chancemeetingswales.weebly.com/home.html

Carer community connectors

If you look after someone who can't manage at home without help, the carer community connectors can help you find out about local support services and activities, provide information about voluntary organisations and help you to re-connect with your community.   

Request contact from a community connector

or download and post a community connector request form (pdf)

Download the Directory of activities and support services (Excel) - information correct as at July 2017. 

The directory is intended as an information resource only and Newport City Council neither recommend or accept any liability for the running of independent groups and club.

You are advised to contact organisations directly as time or locations may change. 

Download the latest Community Connectors newsletter (pdf)

Community connectors promote local social groups and feature a different group each month, please get in touch about your group.  

Contact

For more information please email community.connectors@newport.gov.uk or telephone (01633) 235650 and ask for the community connectors.