About us

Hello and welcome to our website.

Julian John – Director


My name is Julian John and I’m the Director at Cwm Taf Morgannwg Mind and I’d like to welcome you on behalf of my team.  I hope our website gives you what you’re looking for, you can access our services and training, volunteer for us or even get involved in fundraising for us, there really is something for everyone.


Cwm Taf Morgannwg Mind (formerly Merthyr and the Valleys Mind) was established in 1984 by a group of volunteers who provided ‘drop-in’ sessions for people in the local area with mental health problems.

Today, the charity supports around 2000 people a year through a number of projects across Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Bridgend.


Our Vision

We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect.

Our Mission

To provide quality services that promote positive mental health and wellbeing.


Our Goals

Staying well: Support people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well.

Empowering choice: Empower people who experience a mental health problem to make informed choices about how they live and recover.

Improving services and support: Ensure people get the right services and support at the right time to help their recovery and enable them to live with their mental health problem.

Enabling social participation: Open the doors to people with experience of mental health problems participating fully in society.

Removing inequality of opportunity: Gain equality of treatment for people who experience both mental health and other forms of discrimination.

Organisational excellence: Make the most of our assets by building a culture of excellence.


Our Values

Mind’s values are at the heart of everything we do.


We reach out to anyone who needs us


We’re stronger in partnerships


We listen, we act


We speak out fearlessly


We never give up


Theory of Change Methodology

Our Theory of Change Methodology provides a detailed and visual overview of how we work, deliver and evaluate our services to ensure we are improving the lives of people with mental health problems.

View our Theory of Change Methodology here: Theory of Change Methodology


Complaints/Compliments and GDPR

If you would like to make a complaint or compliment about Cwm Taf Morgannwg Mind, please download the following policy document: Complaints Policy 2018 (1)

To view our GDPR statement, please click here: Data Protection Policy MATV Mind Aug 2018 (1)