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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.

The South Glamorgan Community Health Council, formerly Cardiff & Vale Community Health Council

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Description

Aged 18+ or under 18 with parental consent.

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.

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.