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NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) (Blaenau Gwent)

Opening Times

Monday- Friday 8:00 - 22:00 Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Description

This is a professional independent advocacy service that will support any young person up to age 18 with a genuine advocacy need, living in, or being looked after by, Blaenau Gwent. Care leavers up to age 21 (or 25 if in full time education) can also access the service.

SNAP Cymru

Opening Times

Description

Up to the age of 18 yrs in care of NHS Leaving care Looked after With a disability Excluded from school Asylum seekers or refugees or unaccompanied minors In refuge due to homeless status Homeless or in unsatisfactory accommodation In the youth justice system Young carers Have been or are at risk of being abused or neglected School aged mothers Mental health issues SEN Away from home (in residential accommodation, schools, secure units and custodial settings or independent hospitals)

Voices from Care

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 17:00

Description

This service provides advice, support and advocacy support to looked after children and care leavers.

Diabetes UK Advocacy Service

Opening Times

9am > 3pm

Description

This service provides advocacy to people with diabetes as well as friends, family and carers. Priority given to under 17s.

ABCD Cymru

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 10:00 - 15:00

Description

This service aims to supports and empower BME disabled children, young people and families in Wales. Black and minority ethnic children and young people (aged 0-25 yrs) with disabilities and chronic illnesses and their families are eligbible for the service.

Shelter Cymru

Opening Times

9.30am - 4.30pm

Description

This service provides independent specialist advice, advocacy and legal representation for anyone with housing problems.

Advocacy Support Cymru

  • tel.
    02920 540444
  • web.
  • address.
    Advocacy Support Cymru, Brook House, 2 Lime Tree Court, Mulberry Drive, Cardiff Gate Business Park, Cardiff CF23 8AB

Opening Times

Monday - Sat 9:00 - 16.30

Description

The service provides professional and independent advocacy to anybody who has mental health issues in ANY hospital setting regardless of whether they are detained, but who are being assessed or treated for a mental disorder. Mental disorder refers to “any impairment of the mind” and is not restricted to narrow definitions or conditions, but also includes Personality disorders, brain injury and autism spectrum disorders. They run the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) programme for people who don’t have the capacity to make decisions for themselves. The referral criteria for this is that the person is “unbefriended” - i.e. they do not have family or friends who can support them. Advocacy Support Cymru are able to provide non-instructed advocacy to their clients.