Hafal’sservices in Carmarthenshire for clients and families include:

  • Family Support Service – telephone, 1-2-1 and group meetings
  • Respite for Carers through day services for service users
  • Day service activity groups
  • Resource Centre for educational, training, employment and leisure opportunities
  • 1-2-1 Support
  • General Support
    • Information
    • Advice
    • A voice in planning

Hafal Carmarthenshire helps people with serious mental illness and their families to work towards recovery. All our services are underpinned by Hafal’s RecoveryProgramme which empowers clients and families to take control of their livesand achieve recovery.

Hafal’sRecovery Programme is a modern approach to dealing with mental illness.

As an organisation managed by its members – people with experience of serious mental illness and their families – Hafal has drawn on many years’ experience in dealing with serious mental illness to make the Recovery Programme as effective as possible.

What’sthe Programme about?
Hafal’s Recovery Programme isn’t just about medication or other therapies whichdeal directly with symptoms. These can be very important, but mental health isbuilt on much broader foundations.

For anyone individual the biggest step to recovery may be finding a place to live,getting a job, establishing a good relationship with their family… usuallythere are a set of different things which are important to an individual’srecovery.

This iswhere Hafal’s Recovery Programme comes in. When individualsexperience serious mental illness, the Recovery Programme offers them amore methodical way of improving all aspects of their lives.


How does the Recovery Programme work?
The Recovery Programme encourages you to take a “Whole Person” approach, looking at the following areas of your life in order to move forward:

In the process, the Programme covers all aspects of Hafal’s local service including:

  • Referral
  • Induction
  • Planning and action
  • Review
  • Managing services
  • Wider empowerment

Contact Hafal Carmarthenshire:

Jonathan Lewis Practice Leader
8-10 Wood’s Row
Carmarthen SA31 1BX

Tel: 01267 223365

Ammanford Resource Centre
Ty Aman
High Street
Ammanford SA18 2NA
Tel: 01269 597829

Hafal Llanelli Domiciliary Care
Tel: 01554 742870

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Management team:
Alun Thomas, Deputy Chief Executive
Rhiannon Luke area manager
Tel: 01792 816 600

Hafal is supported by:
Carmarthenshire County Council
Carmarthen Local Health Board