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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.

Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan Community Health Council (CAVOG CHC)

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Description

CAVOG CHC is the statutory patient NHS ‘Watchdog’ we have a four main duties: To be consulted by the NHS on proposals regarding changes to services To engage with the public and patients and obtain their views on NHS services To enter and inspect NHS premises (Hospitals, GPs, Nursing Homes etc) To provide an independent Advocacy Service for those who wish to raise a concern about the NHS treatment received (18+)

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 Matters Wales

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 17:00

Description

The service provides casework advocates for people with learning disabilities in Cardiff and the Vale. Advocacy for parents of children and young people with Learning Disabilities in Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan and Newport. Citizen Advocacy - befriending service for those with Learning Disabilities in Cardiff. Victim Assist Advocacy – 3 yr project providing advocacy for victims of crime in Cardiff and the Vale. Advocacy Matters Wales are able to provide non- instructed advocacy support to their clients.

NYAS (Vale of Glamorgan)

  • tel.
    0800616101
  • web.
  • address.
    3 Mountain Road, Caerphilly, ,  CF83 1HG

Opening Times

Monday- Friday 9:00 - 20:00 Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Description

This is an independent and professional advocacy service for children and young people who are looked after, subject to child protection case conferences, care leavers (up to age 21) and children and young people wishing to make a complaint about a service they are receiving from the local authority. professionals can now refer young people to NYAS via an online form https://www.nyas.net/referral

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.