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News & Stories - 2016

21 November 2016Jane Hutt AM speaks about dementia and Welsh Government’s Strategy for Older People at DIAL launchJane Hutt AM speaks about dementia and Welsh Government’s Strategy for Older People at DIAL launch

Gofal held a launch event in Barry today for the Dementia Integration and Link (DIAL) project. Leader of the House and Chief Whip Jane Hutt AM spoke at the event, along with DIAL volunteers and staff members.

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8 November 2016Charity trading subsidiary’s first acquisition hailed as ‘significant’ for sectorCharity trading subsidiary’s first acquisition hailed as ‘significant’ for sector

The first acquisition by the trading arm of mental health charity Gofal has been hailed as a “significant statement within the sector.” Gofal Enterprise Ltd (GEL) has bought Caerphilly-based cleaning firm APP UK, for an undisclosed figure.

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4 November 2016Taraggan community garden project receives £5000 from Police and Crime Comissioner's Partnership FundTaraggan community garden project receives £5000 from Police and Crime Comissioner

Taraggan, a community garden project in Bargoed has been awarded funding of £5000.00 from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent’s Partnership Fund which is funded by the proceeds of crime awarded to the police and from the sale of unclaimed found property.

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17 October 2016Western Mail column: Opposition parties must prioritise Supporting People in budget negotiationsWestern Mail column: Opposition parties must prioritise Supporting People in budget negotiations

In his latest column Gofal Chief Executive Ewan Hilton talks about the benefits of the Supporting People Programme and how political parties must prioritise it in the budget.

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4 October 2016New Coalition launches report calling for improved access to psychological therapiesNew Coalition launches report calling for improved access to psychological therapies

A new coalition of mental health charities, professional organisations and service providers in Wales says that patients here need better access to psychological therapies. 

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