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We support Newport’s Community groups and third sector organisations that provide vital mental and physical wellbeing services for adults and vulnerable people in our diverse communities. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do, bringing added value to community planning, networking and engagement.

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We provide support, advice, guidance and recognition across Newport for all things Volunteering! Becoming a Volunteer allows you to make a difference in your community!

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Community Development

We provide support & advice to the Third Sector in Newport, including Community and Voluntary Groups as well as individuals who are interested in helping and supporting their community. 

Health & Wellbeing

GAVO’s Health, Social Care & Wellbeing Partnership Officers are here to support partnership working between the Third sector and other providers of health, social care and wellbeing services across Newport.

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Education Program for Patients (EPP)

EPP Cymru provides a range of award winning self-management health and well-being courses and workshops for people living with a health condition or for those who care for someone with a health condition.

The Newport Team

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Susanne Maddax

Regional Strategic Lead



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David Berry

Community Development Officer



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Bernadette Byrne

Parent Participation Officer



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Gary Thomas

Food Sustainability Co-ordinator