Bridgend People First

Provided by People First Bridgend


Postal Address

41a Oxford Street Pontycymmer Bridgend CF32 8DD

People First Bridgend is the advocacy organisation for people with a learning disability and or autistic spectrum disorder in Bridgend County Borough, through the following services:

 independent Professional Advocacy service to people with learning disabilities and people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, if they are unable to voice their own opinions or views because of confidence or communication issues.

 Person Centre Planning.

 Provide a consultation service to gain the views of beneficiaries for the creation, maintenance and development of appropriate services.

 Support people with a learning disability and or autism to provide representation at local and national meetings and events to put forward the views of people with a learning disability and or autism in Bridgend.

 Undertake an annual survey of beneficiaries’ views about their services.

 Provide a service to develop accessible information called ‘easy read’.

 Provide education and training opportunities for beneficiaries that can benefit their personal growth and development.

 Provide training for professionals and the public about the educational, physical, emotional and psychological needs of beneficiaries.

 Facilitate the Bridgend Spectrum Social Group

Access Options

Drop in

Self referrral

Agency referral

By appointment only