Wellbeing for carers

Check the current Welsh Government covid guidance on the Welsh government's website. 

Wellbeing and support

Melo - tools and resources to help you manage your mental health.

Dementia Talking Point - free online community where anyone affected by dementia can receive valuable support.

Me Time - sessions for you and your wellbeing run by Carers Wales. Currently taking place over Zoom on various dates and times, including evenings and weekends.

Mind – an online hub with advice on how to support your mental wellbeing.

Headspace - currently offering free mindfulness meditations and exercise resources that you can listen to anytime.  

Sparkle - information and support for parents and carers of children with disabilities and/or developmental difficulties. 

Community Connectors - Newport's community connectors offer information, advice and signposting to activities and support in your area. 

Newport Libraries - each library holds a carers' collection of books selected to support unpaid carers. 

Carers Support Groups in Newport - support, friendship and activities for unpaid carers. 

Newport Live - offers discounted fitness membership for unpaid carers in receipt of carers allowance.

Young people

Mind - support for children, young people and families who have questions about mental health.

Talking Zone - free counselling for children and young people from 3 to 19 years of age, who live in the Newport area.

Princes Trust - useful resources with an online chat option offering  advice, guidance and help in developing your confidence and abilities.

Student support - universities and colleges have support programmes in place to help students with caring responsibilities.


Cruse Bereavement Care -  bereavement support and information for children, young people and adults.

UK Government Bereavement advice advice, guidance and practical support if someone you know has died.

NHS bereavement advice - Find advice and support for coping with bereavement and grief, including help with bereavement in children and young people.

Good Grief Trust - online practical information and support, stories from others who may have had a similar loss and signposting to a choice of support services.

Bereavement Advice Centre - free helpline and web-based information service providing practical information, advice and signposting on the issues and procedures that many face after the death of someone close.