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 during this period.

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

Disability Sport Wales - pre-recorded inclusive exercises that can be accessed at a time to suit you.

Sparkle Appeal - 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

Changing Mindstelephone and email support for children, young people and families who have questions about mental health and how to deal with this uncertain situation.

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 during this challenging time.

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. Limited telephone support is also currently available.

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.