Community Connectors

Community Connectors

Community connectors work with individuals,groups and organisations across the Newport area to provide information and advice about available support, help you to find local activities and meet more people in your community.


View our newsletter (pdf) for information on local groups, projects and services.


Dementia Friendly information session

Dementia Friends are holding an information session on 8 November 2023, 10am – 11am at The Place, Bridge Street, Newport. 

Come along and learn more about dementia, how it affects a person and what you can do to help people affected by dementia in your community. It may also be beneficial for those caring for people with dementia.

To book a place call 01633 235650 or email


Dewis Cymru logo

Dewis Cymru provides information about services near you

Carer support

If you look after someone who can't manage at home without help, our 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.   

Read more about our support for carers.

Friendship groups

The Chatty Café is back! 

On the first Wednesday of the month come along to The Riverfront between 10am and 12pm for a free cuppa and a chat with the community connector team.

Find out what community groups and activities are available in your area and maybe even meet new friends!

To find out more phone 01633 235650 or email

Newport 50+ Forum

The Forum provides a voice for the over 50s in Newport and members volunteer to help improve the quality of life for older people by influencing the way services are planned.

Members work with Newport City Council, health, local business and voluntary organisations.

The Forum is a committee of elected members and anyone can join for free.

Public meetings are held in January, April, July and October from 2- 4pm at THE PLACE, Bridge Street towards the end of the month. Look for the dates in Grassroots in the Argus or on our Facebook page (search Newport 50+ Forum).

Everyone is welcome, just turn up, get informed, get involved and share your views!


Contact the community connectors

We promote local social groups, why not tell us about your group?  


For more information email or telephone (01633) 235650 Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm and ask for the community connectors.