Single Point of Contact for referrals: 0300 333 0000

Barod’s substance use service in Cwm Taf, covering Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf, provides a number of different services for adults and young people who use substances.  The service also offers support to concerned others – friends and family of substance users, whether the individual is accessing treatment themselves or not.

The service is delivered under the umbrella of one integrated substance use service in partnership with the Community Drug and Alcohol Team, the Youth Offending Service, Children’s Services, CAMHS and Criminal Justice; providing a one-stop service that meets the needs of individuals whatever stage of their recovery journey they are at.

The single point of contact for referrals into substance misuse services in Cwm Taf is DASPA.

Individuals and professionals can refer into DAPSA using the telephone number 0300 333 0000 or you can complete a referral online on the DASPA website.

For support groups available via the Cwm Taf Service, please click here.

Training for professionals

The service can also offer free training to professionals, including

  • Basic Substance Use
  • Talking to Young People about Substances
  • Working with Young People about Substances

You can find more details of the training that is on offer on the training page

 The Next Step Drop-in Pontypridd 

The Next Step offers Drop In during set times of the week, as well as groups and activities.

For the most up to date timetable, please contact the drop-in directly

8, Gelliwasted Road,
Cynon Taff,
CF37 2BP.
Tel:-01443 408087

Young Person’s Peer Mentoring Service,

This service, delivered in partnership with Platfform, is available to 16-24 year olds in Cwm Taf and aims to support individuals to gain qualifications, volunteering experience and/ or employment. To refer any individual to this service, please contact DASPA on 0300 333 0000.