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Cyfle Cymru

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What is Cyfle Cymru?

Cyfle Cymru is a peer mentoring project that has been supporting people in the Western Bay area since September 2016. Our peer mentors help people to develop confidence, offer volunteering opportunities and provide support to access training, qualifications and work experience.

We help people affected by substance misuse and/or mental health conditions to gain the skills necessary to enter the world of work.

How can WE help YOU?

Peer Mentor support

Our peer mentors offer one-to-one support and reflect on their own experience of substance misuse, recovery, and/or mental health conditions. They understand what you are going through and can support you when you face new experiences or challenges.


Employment Specialist support and opportunities

  • CV building and access to qualifications and training
  • Volunteering opportunities, offering you a chance to give something back to your community
  • Real-life work experience
  • One to one guidance and help to search and apply for jobs
  • Ongoing support after you enter work, training or education to help you settle in and gain confidence during this period.

Who is eligible?

  • We can support you towards and into work if you:
  • Are aged 16 to 24 and not in employment, education or training
  • You are aged 25 or over and long-term unemployed or economically inactive
  • You currently live in the Western Bay area
  • You are in recovery from substance misuse and/or mental health issues.

Click here to download and complete our referral form


Contact us!

Email us on Cyflecymruadmin@wcada.org to find out more about how we can help to support you.

Search for us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CyfleCymruWesternBay/

Tweet us: https://twitter.com/CyfleCymruWBay

Phone us at our Swansea office on 01792 646421, Neath Port Talbot office on 01639 890863, or Bridgend office on 01656 667717

Cyfle Cymru is delivered by members of the DACW Consortium.

Cyfle Cymru is part of the Welsh Government’s Out of Work Service supported by the European Social Fund