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Cylch - Wales Community Recycling Network
113 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9PH 
Tel: 029 2064 9750

Ystradgynlais Volunteer Centre
16 Station Road, Ystradgynlais, Swansea SA9 1NT  Tel 01639 849192.  Recruits, trains, places and supports volunteers.

Healthy Living Centre
61-66 Penybryn, Ystradgynlais,Swansea SA9 1JB Tel 01639 845303.  Promotes health in its widest context and has a wide and varied programme.

Ystradgynlais Miners Welfare Hall – The Welfare
Brecon Road, Ystradgynlais, Swansea SA9 1JJ
Tel 01639 843163. 
Arts and community centre.

Brecknock Wildlife Trust 
Lion House, Bethel Square, Brecon LD3 7AY 
Tel: 01874 625708. 
Working for the protection of the wildlife habitats and species.

Ystrad TV 
The Glendale Centre, Ystradgynlais, Swansea SA9 1BS 
Tel 01639 841613. 
A media production company, set up as a not-for-profit social enterprise.

Tools for Self Reliance Cymru 

Collects old and unwanted hand tools, cleans, repairs and sharpens them, and sends tool kits to grass roots community groups in six African countries.

Red Cross 
Provides many health and social care services.  Ystradgynlais Charity Shop is at 24 Heol Eglwys, Ystradgynlais, Swansea SA9 1EY
Tel 01639 843825

Cats’ Protection League

Ystradgynlais Charity Shop
Commercial Street, Ystradgynlais, Swansea

Communities First


Communities First is the Welsh Assembly Government’s flagship programme to improve the living conditions and prospects of people in the most disadvantaged communities across Wales.

Local Communities First offices:

  • Ystradgynlais Oldford Estate:
    Community First Centre, 6 Commercial Street, Ystradgynlais, Swansea Tel 01639 845051   Co-ordinator Tom Addey 
  • Ystalyfera:
    Ystalyfera Regeneration Trust, 78-80 Commercial St, Ystalyfera  Tel 01639 844405  Co-ordinator Ryland Doyle
  • Upper Dulais Valley:
    Banwen Community Centre, Roman Road, Neath SA10 9LW Tel 01639 701169 Co-ordinator Dean Cawsey
  • Amman Valley: 
    Neuadd Cymunedol Tair Gwaith,  Heol Lauderdale, Rhydaman SA18 1YG Tel 01269 824653  Project Development Officer Ffion Davies

Local Authorities

Powys County Council

Neath Port Talbot County Council 

Carmarthenshire County Council