Interlink has produced a list of community resources providing services throughout Rhondda Cynon Taff in relation to COVID – 19. The list will be updated on a daily basis. Please click here for the list of resources. If you know of any other resources operating in the area, or wish to add a resource, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and it will be included. […]
Description The successful applicant is to lead on the involvement of people and relevant others, such as unpaid carers/relevant family members, who are receiving or who have recently received mental health services, working with partners in the public and third sector to co-design mental health services. Apply Interlink RCT is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to […]
Third Sector Grant Scheme (Dementia Care). Small Sized Revenue Grants (up to £10k). Deadline: 5pm 17/09/21. The fund is available for projects led by voluntary and community groups/organisations based/working in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. It is supported by the Welsh Government Integrated Care Fund (ICF). Third Sector Grant Scheme (Dementia Care) Guidance. ICF Grant Scheme Flyer. Application Form. […]
Mrs Jones* was feeling very lonely since her mother had passed away. Also, health issues meant that she was forced to leave her job, and she was struggling with the long days with nothing to look forward to. To support her, Mrs Jones’s GP referred her to one of our Rhondda Wellbeing Coordinators, who discussed volunteering options with her. Firstly, […]
We’re recruiting. Please find below three opportunities to join our Community Advice Team on a range of exciting projects that bolster Rhondda Cynon Taf. Community Advice Coordinator, Peer Support Salary: £26,235. Hours: 37. Contract: 12 months. Download the job description for the Peer Support role. Community Advice Coordinator, Volunteering and On-line Support Salary: £26,235. Hours: 37. Contract: 12 months. Download […]
Vol Factor is our own fund for youth-led volunteering projects. It exists to raise aspirations as well as to promote creativity and individuality in RCT’s young people. Once they’ve come forward with the ideas, Vol Factor makes them happen. Last year’s Vol Factor took place during flooding and as well as a global pandemic. Yet these major challenges didn’t stop […]
Funding and Development Manager (Mental Health and Wellbeing) Duration: 12 months until 30/06/21. This is a senior role within Interlink RCT to develop new opportunities with people with lived experience, community and voluntary organisations and other partners to secure resources to establish new health and wellbeing services for all ages at a local and regional level. Download the job description […]
In April, May and June, we have a prize draw for people completing individual profiles on ConnectRCT.org.uk. Three people in each of those months will each win £50 in vouchers to spend in selected RCT businesses, and that now includes 41 local businesses. The incentive is helping to bring RCT residents into a community space with lots of interesting, fun […]
Download our latest newsletter here. It showcases several of the people and projects that we supported in RCT between September and December 2020. What’s more, you can read what we could do for you whether it’s boosting your wellbeing or getting your organisation the funding and advice it needs to flourish.
We have received confirmation of funding for our ICF Small Grants Scheme for 2021/2022. These grants are for voluntary and community organisations based and working in the Rhondda Cynon Taff and Merthyr Tydfil areas. They are supported by the Welsh Government Integrated Care Fund. Grants of up to £5k are available for revenue costs to: combat the impact of loneliness […]
Mr X saw a Taff Ely wellbeing coordinator in his local Jobcentre. He had initially been referred as he was caring for his wife, who had multiple physical health issues. Jobcentre staff felt that Mr X was isolated and could benefit from support with his mental health. During the consultation, Mr X disclosed that he was the victim of childhood […]
In states of distress, both Mrs V and Mrs L had been referred to a wellbeing coordinator. Both felt lonely and isolated, without friends or a social support network. In particular, Mrs V had anxiety and depression, and Mrs L had difficult personal circumstances with low overall wellbeing. The coordinator referred both to CVOA’s Ladies Sheds Project. Also she referred […]
Thanks to the Welsh Government Recovery Fund, 10 organisations are providing mental health training for volunteers. There are 27 subjects from anxiety to telephone befriending training, and you can book via the details in the table below.