Do you want to know more about the Newid services?
Newid Service Overview
Newid delivers a range of support services in a variety of settings. For us to fully understand you needs it would be best to get in touch, this makes sure you and your goals are central to everything we do. You can either call the numbers numbers here or you can just drop-in for a face to face chat with our experienced staff. Newid offers open access engagement through Barod and Adferiad (formally WCADA) across Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. This means you can walk into services with no appointment required.
The Engagement Team will work with people in a variety of settings, including their home to ensure maximum engagement is achieved.
Along with brief interventions and harm reduction advice, the Engagement Team will also assess peoples needs to ensure those who wish to access more formal treatment get the right support at the right time by improving accessibility.
Call the Engagement Team direct:
Swansea 01792 472002
Neath Port Talbot 01639 890863
The Community Drugs and Alcohol Team, deliver Tier 3 based services which include specialist medical interventions, such as, opiate substitute therapy. The Community Drugs and Alcohol Team also deliver evidenced based psychosocial therapies to compliment medical interventions. During your time with the Community Drugs and Alcohol Team you will be supported by highly experienced professionals who will develop care plans based on your goals and needs.
Call Adferiad on:
Swasnea 01792 472519
Neath 01639 633630
Port Talbot 01639 890863
You can also obtain Naloxone kits in Needle and Syringe Programmes. Naloxone is the life saving medication given when someone has had an overdose, from opioids such as, heroin. Naloxone is pivotal to try and reduce drug related deaths in the region, something that remains a high priority in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.
To find your nearest NSP Call: 01639 763695
Call Barod on: 01792 472002
The Dyfodol justice service is jointly funded by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service and works alongside the range of Newid services to help people access the most suitable source of help and the right time.
Dyfodol also deliver the Rapid Access Prescribing Service (RAPS) within the Newid partnership. This is an integral part of Newid, ensuring our most vulnerable people are provided with specialist interventions and holistic support. RAPS is an assertive outreach service that aims to help those who are most in need, providing non-judgemental, flexible and dynamic engagement opportunities so that people stand the best chance of getting into treatment and achieving the best possible outcomes. RAPS provides opportunities for clinical (medical) treatment as well as one to one support to promote safety and stability and to encourage and support change.