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Useful Telephone Numbers

Abercynon Health Centre
01443 740447
Out of Hours Services
0300 123 50 60
NHS Direct
0845 4647
 
Cwm Taf Trust (Attached Staff)
Health Visitor
01443 740953
District Nurse
01443 444069
Chiropodist
01685 872357
Dentist
01443 741878
 
Hospitals
Prince Charles
01685 721721
Ysbyty Cwm Cynon
01443 715211
Royal Glamorgan
Ysbyty Cwm
01443 443443
Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda
01443 430022
 
Pharmacies
Sheppard’s (Ynysmeurig Road)
01443 740620
Sheppard’s (Margaret Street)
01443 742037
K. Hope (Mountain Ash)
01443 478833
 
Miscellaneous
Department of Social Security
01685 887200
Social Services
01685 875481
Registrar Office
01685 871008
CRUSE (Bereavement Counselling)
01685 876020
Samaritans
01656 662333
Free Home NHS Sight Test to anyone over 60 and housebound
0800 089 0108
Stop Smoking Wales
0800 085 2219
Child Support Agency
0845 7 133 133
Grandparents' Association
0845 434 9585
National Domestic Violence Helpline
0808 2000 247
All Wales Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Helpline
0808 80 10 800
Parentline Plus
0808 800 2222
Families Need Fathers
0300 0300 363
Association for Shared Parenting
0116 254 8453
Child Maintenance Options Services
0800 988 0988
Health at Work Advice Line Wales
0800 107 0900
Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline
0800 6335588
DASPA - Drug & Alcohol single point of access
0300 333 0000
Mental Health Helpline
0800 132737
Wales Dementia Helpline
0800 1410043
Pregnancy booking line (to arrange your antenatal care)
01443 715030
Cynon Valley Citizens Advice Bureau
01443 475633
Shelter’s helpline (advice for the homelessness)
0808 800 4444