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SNAP Cymru

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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

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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)

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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

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9.30am - 4.30pm

Description

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

Llamau

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Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 17:00 Friday - 9.00 > 4.30

Description

Llamau Cardiff provide an advice and advocacy service for housing and welfare benefits. They have 2 offices: TheBasement@33 16 and 17 year olds (including prison leavers and those who are pregnant or with children) should contact: The Basement @ 33 Charles Street (Youth Gateway), Cardiff CF10 2GA Tel: 029 2087 3570 Email: thebasement@llamau.org.uk Monday - Thursday 9.30am - 5.00pm, Friday 9.30pm - 4.00pm Llamau Advice 18 to 21 year olds should contact: Llamau Advice, Housing Options Centre, Huggard Buildings, Hansen Street (Off Tresillian Terrace) Cardiff CF10 5DW. Tel: 029 2057 0699 Email: hops@llamau.org.uk Monday - Thursday 9.30am - 5.00pm, Friday 9.30pm - 4.00p

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.

Welsh Refugee Council

Opening Times

9.30am-12.30 and 2-5pm

Description

Refugees (no longer funded asylum) with status to stay in the UK.

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.

NYAS Cardiff

Opening Times

National helpline: weekdays 9am-8pm Saturday 10am-4pm Excludes Bank Holidays

Description

Advice, information and advocacy for children and young people in Cardiff: Looked after children (including out of county placements, unaccompanied asylum seeking children, young people with disabilities in receipt of short breaks), care leavers up to 21 or 25 if in full time education or training, children involved within the child protection system and Children in Need. NYAS are also able to provide non-instructed advocacy services.