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Torfaen Older Peoples Forum

Welcome to Torfaen Older Peoples Forum

The Blaenafon, Cwmbran and Pontypool Older Peoples Forums meet every month to discuss issues that are relevant to the Strategy for Older People in Wales.

The purpose of the Forums is to inform the Torfaen Older Persons Strategy and Welsh Government's Strategy for Older People in Wales – a 10 year plan with 5 key aims:

  1. To tackle discrimination against older people promoting positive images of ageing giving older people a stronger voice in society.
  2. Promote and develop older people's capacity to continue to work and learn
  3. To promote and improve the health and well-being of older people
  4. To promote the provision of high quality services which enable older people to live as independently as possible in a suitable and safe environment
  5. To implement the Strategy for Older People providing a basis for effective planning for an ageing population

If you are Aged 50+ and want your views to be known please join us at one of the forums

Cwmbran Fifty Plus Forum

Venue: Cwmbran Library 
Date: The FOURTH Tuesday in the month (Except in December)
Time: 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm.

Blaenafon Older Persons Forum

Venue: Baker Street Housing Complex
Date: The FIRST Tuesday in the month
Time: 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Senior Active Support (Pontypool) 

Venue: Torfaen People's Centre, Trosnant, Pontypool
Date: The SECOND Wednesday in the month
Time: 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm.

Contact Us

For Further Information please email wharris78@ntlworld.com

Forthcoming Events

Family of Blaenafon and Family of Miners

Date:
29/08/2017 - 28/01/2018
Description:
Two photographic exhibitions by Walter Waygood documenting the landscape, home life, society, work, religion, mining and youth in Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

Photography Exhibition

Date:
07 - 30/11/2017
Description:
Come along to the Blaenavon World Heritage Centre to see the images on display at the Blaenavon Camera Club photography exhibition

Festive "Elf" Walk/Run

Date:
25/11/2017
Description:
Santa needs you – will you be Santa's Elf to help make sure there is support for children and care for patients over the festive season!! All money raised by the event will help fund our "Unicorn"service over Christmas, supporting children who have lost a special person.

Craft Fair at Pontypool Market

Date:
25/11/2017
Description:
Join us for our regular Craft Fair and explore quality hand-made gifts from visiting craft sellers
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