Information - Advice Agencies

Age Concern - Cardiff and The Vale of Glamorgan

Age Concern provides information, advice, advocacy, counselling and welfare rights services for older people in The Vale of Glamorgan.


Atal y Fro

Atal Y Fro is a unique organisation dedicated to the elimination of Domestic Abuse.
Support service - based in Barry, is open five days a week from 9- 4 pm offering a drop-in referral, advice, support and information service.
Out-of-hours Service - service 365 days of the year that connects families to the appropriate services and Refuge where necessary.


Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers. The CAB provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. Citizens Advice values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.

Home Access - Tabernacle Penarth

Home Access is an independant charity which works in partnership with the Tabernacle to provide advise and support for those who are homeless or threatened with homelessness in the Vale of Glamorgan. Home access also helps people with debt advice and benefits problems.


Jigso - Llamau

Jigso is a one stop shop for young people aged 16-25 in housing need. Advice on housing and benefits. Specialist joint assessment service for young people aged 16-17 (exploring housing options). Homelessness prevention work including family mediation. Supported lodgings scheme. Tenancy support and learning for life.
Jigso run a drop in service open Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm and Fridays 10am-4.30pm.


Shelter Cymru

Shelter Cymru is Wales’ people and homes charity. Our vision is that everyone in Wales should have a decent home. We believe a home is a fundamental right and essential to the health and well-being of people and communities.

Shelter Cymru holds Advice Surgerys in the CAB and Civic offices in Barry. For more information contact Shelter Cymru.


The Vale of Glamorgan Council - Housing Advice

Provides advice and assistance to people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. A drop in service is run Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5pm and Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.