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Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council


Blaenau Gwent Youth Service offers information, guidance and support to young people aged 11 to 25yrs.

Counselling | Education | Training | Employment | Anti-Social Behaviour prevention | Youth Clubs | Health & Well Being

ACT Training Drop In Centre


ACT Training Ltd offers hundreds of vacancies and opportunities specifically for young people who are looking to get started in the world of work or improve their career prospects.

Visit the Tutors at EVI for more information

Barod Gwent N-Gage


Gwent N-Gage offers free, confidential and friendly one to one specialist support for young people who use substances and for their loved ones.

N-Gage offers mental health support, training and can work with families to help them to understand, respond to and cope with the substance use of their young family members.

LLamau Learning 4 Life


Llamau runs 2 programmes for young people; Learning 4 Life supports young people [16-25yrs] with the first steps in improving basic skills, employability skills and confidence.

The SY/MF project provides young people [16-19yrs] who have offended and those leaving the care system greater access to employment and training by undertaking a six month paid work placement.

Newport Mind: Changing Minds


Changing Minds is a project designed for young people aged 14-25 who have or are experiencing mental health difficulties.

We know that our mental health changes all the time and lots of young people may find that at certain points in their lives they might need more support. Any changes in our lives can affect our mental health.

If you are going through a transition (change) and could do with some support get in touch.

Coleg Gwent Performing Arts

Coleg Gwent Performing Arts department & students perform live at EVI annually, providing the sound, lighting and stage production as part of their music technology assessment.

Coleg Gwent also provides Adult beginners Welsh courses at EVI – fast tracked over 30 weeks

NHS Wales Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

ROAD TO WELLBEING: ‘Stress Control’ and ‘Activate Your Life’ are two courses, run in a non-interactive, lecture-style format for anyone that would like to develop skills that enable them to “be their own therapist”, control stress and live a more meaningful life.  Class details available here

Expressions Counselling Service, Kim Speer

Counselling Service: Kim helps people deal with the root causes of anti-social behaviour, depression, anxiety and many other problems by changing people’s perceptions and behaviour though CBT.


The Blaenau Gwent & Caerphilly Youth Offending Service (YOS)

Youth Inclusion and Support Panel (YISP): The YOS works with 8 – 15 year olds who are at risk of offending via YISP.

EVi Hirer: GDAS Wales

Gwent Drug & Alcohol Support Service: Provides direct support & intervention to service users and families.

EVI Hirer: One Life Autism Support Group

One Life Autism Support Group provides support groups for parents and carers of children and for adults who are on the autistic spectrum.

EVI Hirer: Barnardo’s Cymru

Barnardo’s Cymru Community Connections Service helps young people with learning disabilities to be independent, take part in social activities and reduce their isolation

EVI Hirer: GAVO Communities First Ebbw Vale Work Club

GAVO Communities First Ebbw Vale provides Work Club support at EVI which includes Universal Job Match, CV & Job searches and digital skills.

EVI Hirer: Rotary Club of Ebbw Vale

Rotary Club of Ebbw Vale work tirelessly to raise funds for local good causes, placing them right at the heart of their local communities.

EVI Hirer: Shift Makers

Shift Makers CIC works primarily with women who have experienced challenging life events and provides support to help people make a shift in their lives through arts based activities