South Wales

Crohn's & Colitis UK supporters wearing purple t-shirts

Hello! Thanks for visiting the South Wales Local Network page. We’re always interested in welcoming new people to our events and activities so do get in touch or come along to any of the events you find below. Our contact details can also be found on this page or you can reach us via the social media channels.

Crohn's & Colitis UK supporters wearing purple t-shirts

What is a Network?

We’re here for everyone affected by Crohn’s and Colitis. Right now, an estimated 500,000 people in the UK are living with a lifelong disease that many people have never heard of. And the real number could be almost double that.  Because of the stigma and misunderstanding surrounding these diseases, thousands of people are suffering in silence. 

But they are not alone. 

Our 50 Local Networks operate across the UK bringing local people affected by Crohn’s and Colitis together and raising awareness of the conditions with members of the public. From educational talks to social events, we help give people the comfort and confidence to live freer and fuller lives. And together, we can make our voice heard.

Volunteer with us!

We are always keen for new people to join our team. If you are interested in raising awareness and putting on events in the South Wales area, please take a look at our opportunities.


Our Events

Our events are a great opportunity to meet others affected by Crohn’s and Colitis, learn more about the conditions and the charity as well as meet our local volunteers.

If no events are currently listed, please check back for our future events when they are planned.

We are always keen for new people to join our volunteer team. If you are interested in raising awareness and putting on events in the South Wales area, please get in touch.

Virtual Social Events

We’re offering people the chance to join a virtual social event with others across the area. People from other areas of the UK as well as family, friends and colleagues are more than welcome to attend.

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Phone: 01727 734 475
To speak to the Volunteering Team who can advise you about upcoming local events and activities


Write to us:

South Wales Local Network
Crohn's & Colitis UK
1 Bishops Square
Hatfield Business Park
AL10 9NE


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Helpline service


We know it can be difficult to live with, or support someone living with these conditions. But you’re not alone. We provide up-to-date, evidence-based information and can support you to live well with Crohn’s or Colitis.

Our helpline team can help by:

  • Providing information about Crohn’s and Colitis.

  • Listening and talking through your situation.

  • Helping you to find support from others in the Crohn’s and Colitis community.

  • Signposting you to specialist organisations.

Please be aware we’re not medically or legally trained. We cannot provide detailed financial or benefits advice or specialist emotional support.

Please contact us via telephone, email or LiveChat - 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except English bank holidays).

Live chat

If you need specific medical advice about your condition, your GP or IBD team will be best placed to help.

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