Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds visits DAP


Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds visited Disability Advice Project (DAP), in Cwmbran, on Friday 3 February, ahead of the launch of its Friday Hub.

DAP’s Friday Hub aims to give disabled people, those with long-term illness and carers the confidence to claim the benefits and support they are entitled to.

Every Friday morning, from 10am – 12pm, people can now go to DAP’s office for support on disability issues. They can make use of DAP’s facilities including Wi-Fi, computers and printer. 

Nick Thomas-Symonds said: “I was delighted to visit the Disability Advice Project to see how they are supporting disabled people across Torfaen. I would like to thank them for the incredible work they do. It was fantastic to hear of The Friday Hub which will enable people to just drop-in with questions, on everything from benefit claims, to care plans and home adaptations. DAP has a very experienced team, and this will be a fantastic service for our community.”

Amy Watkins, Information Officer at Disability Advice Project, said: “At the Friday Hub, our friendly advisers will be on hand to help find answers and empower people. We aim to give people the confidence to make their own claims, with support if needed.”

There is no need to book, but personal appointments can be arranged should people need help filling in forms and completing claims.

DAP’s accessible office is on Avondale Business Park, off Avondale Road, in Cwmbran. For more info telephone: 01633 485865 or email

DAP offers free advice on:

Claiming benefits

Community care services

Advocacy support

Power of Attorney

Discrimination in work

Access to services

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