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NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) (Caerphilly)

Opening Times

Weekdays 8am - 10pm & weekends 10am - 4pm

Description

They have 2 projects in Caerphilly: - 1. For looked after children (LAC) aged 0-25 years 2. For children and young people aged 0-25 years who NYAS feel have an advocacy need. They provide a confidential professional advocacy service to children and young people who are receiving a Caerphilly Family First service. NYAS Caerphilly can provide specialist advocacy i.e. if a young person has a disability or special need, so non instructed advocacy example.

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.

Person to Person Citizen Advocacy

  • tel.
    Caerphilly Citizen advocacy: 07436 102162 Caerphilly Parent advocacy: 07436 102161 Bridgend Citizen advocacy: 07841 504461 Bridgend Parent advocacy: 07436 102160
  • web.
  • address.
    Bargoed YMCA, Aeron Place, Gilfach, Bargoed CF81 8JA

Opening Times

Monday to Friday 9:00 - 17:00

Description

There are in fact 2 distinct projects in both Bridgend and Caerphilly. The one project is a Citizen Project for Adults-which is effectively like a long term befriending service. It has currently been suspended in Bridgend but is still running in Caerphilly. The other-Parent Advocacy project- is for a parent of ANY age with learning difficulties and has 2 paid advocates. 1 in Bridgend and 1 in Caerphilly.