Lorrisa Roberts, ABF Chief Officer, with the new ramp

New ramp provides better access to local mental health charity

(Image: Lorrisa Roberts, ABF Chief Officer, with the new ramp) Work has been completed on a new ramp to give better access to a building which is used for a wide range of community activities and services. The building, on Belmont Road, is owned by local mental health and wellbeing charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF), …

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Libby Gaskell

The Steve Morgan Foundation backed us throughout the Covid-19 emergency…thanks

(Image: Libby Gaskell, a newly recruited Counsellor at ABF) A Wrexham-based mental health and wellbeing charity has been able to offer valuable support to the wellbeing of parents throughout the Covid-19 emergency thanks to funding from The Steve Morgan Foundation. Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) has supported people in the Wrexham area for over 25 years …

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PRAMS service comes to Flintshire to support the wellbeing of parents

(Image: Vicky Holberry, who works on PRAMS, by Flintshire sign) Mental health and wellbeing charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) is pleased to take its popular PRAMS (Parental Resilience And Mutual Support) service into the Flintshire area, as it looks to offer a helping hand to even more parents. PRAMS is available to mothers and fathers …

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The Advance Brighter Futures building with an open door

On World Mental Health Day Local Charity Urges People To Use Special Lockdown Support Services

Advance Brighter Futures (ABF), the local mental health charity that has worked in and around Wrexham for the past 25 years, is urging local people on World Mental Health Day (Saturday 10 October) not to suffer in silence during the latest lockdown. The charity has responded to the Covid-19 pandemic by adapting the way it delivers its services to combat …

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Lorrisa Roberts, ABF's Chief Officer mowing the allotment plot at Erddig Road.

Local mental health charity mow-tivated to help people back into the community

Image – Lorrisa Roberts, ABF Chief Officer, mowing the grass at the allotment plot Local mental health and wellbeing charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) is delighted to be reopening some of its face-to-face services as this will play an important part in helping people find their way back into the community. ABF has been supporting …

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Lottery funding will help mental health charity support even more people online

Picture – Phil Jones (ABF Trustee) and Gareth Bilton receiving the cheque from the National Lottery Community Fund Wales A local mental health charity is developing a new online service to give people opportunities to connect with others and boost their wellbeing, thanks to funding from National Lottery Community Fund Wales. Wrexham-based mental health and …

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“Shaped by parents in Wrexham, for parents in Wrexham” – new and expectant parents should know about these FREE support groups

Image: Vicky Wright at the most recent You & Your Baby group session on Zoom, where parents are showing their baby’s favourite toy. If you’re expecting a child or have recently had a child, did you know that you can benefit from FREE weekly group sessions which have been developed specifically to support you and …

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Ben proves he’s a cut above the rest to raise money for Advance Brighter Futures

Ben proves he’s a cut above the rest to raise money for Advance Brighter Futures

Due to current circumstances, many of us are probably in need of a good haircut and might’ve been thinking about resorting to a so-called ‘haircut at home’. Ben Williams was one of these people, but he actually used this as an opportunity to raise funds to help out a local mental health charity that is …

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