Care-experienced children and young people urgently need mental health support

19th Nov 2019

Our latest campaign Looked after Minds highlights the lack of mental health support for care-experienced children is limiting their potential Read More

NYAS joins over 70 organisations and experts in call for General Election pledges for children

6th Nov 2019

NYAS has played an instrumental role in the development of 30 General Election Pledges, launched today by Together for Children, Read More

Mental health of care-experienced children and young people must be a Government priority

24th Oct 2019

NYAS has responded to the Prevention in the 2020s Green Paper and has urged the Government to ensure the mental Read More

NYAS Cymru Partners on Pioneering Crime Project

17th Oct 2019

NYAS Cymru is partnering with the Youth Justice Board Cymru and the University of South Wales, to deliver a unique Read More

A celebration of the advancement of children’s rights

1st Oct 2019

Preparations are well underway to launch a month-long celebration to mark some of the most significant milestones in the advancement Read More

Care-Experienced children should have mental health priority in Wales

26th Sep 2019

NYAS Cymru has urged the Welsh Government to ensure the needs of care-experienced children and young people are prioritised in Read More

Parliamentary report calls for end to ‘national scandal’ of children missing from care

17th Sep 2019

A campaign by children’s rights charity NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) has directly influenced the outcome of a major parliamentary Read More

Prestigious Award Recognition for NYAS Cymru Unity Project

2nd Sep 2019

A pioneering NYAS Cymru project aimed at supporting young care experienced mothers, promoting gender equality and encouraging healthy relationships has Read More

NYAS Cymru Helps to Shape ‘Major Milestone in the History of Advocacy in Wales’

30th Aug 2019

NYAS Cymru has played an instrumental role in the development of a new national framework aimed at ensuring independent professional Read More

NYAS responds to DfE call for evidence on the Children’s Homes Workforce

20th Aug 2019

NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) has written a letter to the Children’s Minister, Kemi Badenoch MP, in response to Department Read More

NYAS pledges support for campaign to protect trafficked children

19th Aug 2019

As a leading children’s rights charity and provider of advocacy services to vulnerable children, NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) are Read More

NYAS Cymru Leads Action Plan to Stop Exploitation of Children and Young People Missing from Care and at Risk of Criminality in Wales

25th Jul 2019

A Wales-wide action plan, setting out practical steps to reduce the number of care-experienced young people who are criminalised or Read More

Police, Politicians and Charities Set Out Steps to Stop Exploitation of Children and Young People Missing from Care and at Risk of Criminality in Wales

19th Jul 2019

A host of prominent Welsh politicians, policy makers and police and crime commissioners came together in Cardiff today (19th July) Read More

NYAS Urges Action on ‘Rogue’ Children’s Homes, Following BBC Newsnight Report

18th Jul 2019

  NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) has written an open letter to Children’s Minister, Nadhim Zahawi in response to an Read More

Police, Politicians and Charities Unite to Stop Exploitation of Children Missing from Care in Wales

8th Jul 2019

Police and Crime Commissioners from across Wales are set to come together with a host of prominent Welsh politicians and Read More

Business Leader of the Year Accolade for NYAS CEO, Rita Waters

28th Jun 2019

We’re delighted to announce that NYAS CEO, Rita Waters has been recognised as the ‘Business Leader of the Year’ at Read More

NYAS Urges Parliament to End Downward Mental Health Spiral for Men and Boys

26th Jun 2019

A parliamentary inquiry into the mental health of men and boys will today hear expert oral evidence from Leading children’s Read More

Record numbers of children going missing from care because councils are not listening

24th Jun 2019

Significantly fewer children would go missing from care if their wishes and feelings were taken seriously, according to a new Read More

NYAS Responds to ‘Advocacy for Children’ Report from Children’s Commissioner

14th Jun 2019

Leading children’s rights charity National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) has welcomed the recommendations set out in a newly released report Read More

NYAS Cymru awarded Police Community Funding to tackle anti-social behaviour for young people in Blaenau Gwent

22nd May 2019

NYAS Cymru, is set to launch a pioneering advocacy project aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour, raising aspirations and improving engagement Read More


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