CISS celebrated the 90th birthday of volunteer Beryl Mitchell who, for the past 10 years, has been responsible for the window displays in the Uplands shop.
Charity Manager Ian Addison said “The funds raised through our Uplands shop have become the backbone of our independent funding. Beryl transforms donated goods into eye catching window displays which has had a major impact on people coming into the shop and subsequent sales. Customers have referred to our shop as “The Harrods of the Uplands” and “The Uplands Boutique”. Like all charities we are reliant on our fantastic whose hard work and dedication have made our shops in Uplands and Neath so successful”.
The charity hosted a lunchtime celebration marking Beryl’s 90th
birthday attended by the Uplands Shop volunteers. Beryl volunteers 2 days per
week with an ambition to continue to support the charity for at least the next
Pictured is our Charity Manager Ian Addison, Retail Assistant Karen Evans and Beryl.
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Children and Young Peoples Counselling
CISS is pleased to announce that it is now able to extend its support to children and young people aged 3 to 18.
Two of our outreach counsellors have recently extended their qualifications allowing them to now support those in this particular age category.
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I was impressed with the professional response I received when I phoned, with a prompt call back from CISS – Berns. She was able to come and see me very quickly which was so good at this time. This was just what I needed -an easy to access and reliable support service. We usually communicated via text. My husband also spoke with another counsellor, Meinir, while he was in hospital and found this visit very important as he came to terms with his illness.