Care Review sets out its case for change

17th Jun 2021

The children’s social care review has published its first report, ‘The Case for Change’ together with a summary for children and young people. Read More

“We have the right to demand change and we have the right to make change” – young people lead NYAS response to United Nations global consultation

14th Jun 2021

NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) has joined a global discussion of children’s rights, by sharing the views of care-experienced young Read More

Foster and kinship carers want more support helping young people access mental health services, NYAS report finds

11th Jun 2021

Between 21 July and 31 October 2020, NYAS Cymru launched a nationwide survey across Wales for Kinship and Foster Carers Read More

“Make children and young people a priority in pandemic recovery” 140+ organisations tell government

9th Jun 2021

Despite the Prime Minister’s pledges on Building Back Better and Levelling Up, the resignation of Sir Kevan Collins has highlighted Read More

Life as a NYAS independent visitor

4th Jun 2021

Our volunteers are wonderful people who commit a few hours each month to befriend a child or young person in Read More

Young people in care need a friend they can rely on – our volunteers step up to the mark

25th May 2021

Next week marks the start of National Volunteer Week! While the COVID-19 restrictions have made it difficult to hold any Read More

Social care review must protect and promote children’s rights

21st May 2021

Today (21st May) a coalition of coalitions, working with and for children and young people in England, called on the Read More

“Young people cannot be an afterthought” – NYAS on reforming the Mental Health Act

22nd Apr 2021

NYAS has today responded to the Mental Health Act Reform White Paper, calling for children and young people’s voices to Read More

COVID-19 service delivery – getting creative with contact!

14th Apr 2021

Throughout the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NYAS contact facilitators have adapted the way they work to continue to provide supervised contact Read More

England’s Care Review receives NYAS’ evidence

1st Apr 2021

This week, NYAS responded to the English Care Review’s ‘call for evidence’, marking our second submission to the review since Read More

NYAS Cymru welcomes Welsh Parliament committee’s findings on supporting children and young people throughout and after COVID-19

25th Mar 2021

Welsh Parliament’s Children, Young People and Education Committee (CYPE) has today published their final report on the impact of COVID-19 Read More

Care experienced children and the trouble with the law

17th Mar 2021

NYAS recently launched a new campaign called ‘Trouble with the Law’, which urges Police and Crime Commissioner candidates across England Read More

NYAS Cymru hosts hustings for candidates in Welsh Parliament

16th Mar 2021

On Tuesday 16th March, NYAS Cymru hosted a live hustings event where care-experienced young people from across Wales put their Read More

NYAS Cymru provides FREE laptops and tablets to young people in care

11th Mar 2021

Thanks to a grant from WCVA, NYAS Cymru have been able to provide laptops and tablets to 70 young people Read More

Senedd candidates set to debate as NYAS Cymru launch manifesto with care-experienced children and young people

1st Mar 2021

NYAS Cymru are proud to today have launched a new campaign, Listen if you Care, calling on all candidates in Read More

NYAS stands SidebySide with care leavers

26th Feb 2021

NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) has teamed up with Wirral Council to launch our SidebySide programme. The unique project is Read More

NYAS calls on candidates in police election to pledge to protect care-experienced children and young people

25th Feb 2021

NYAS has today launched a new campaign to reduce the criminalisation of children in care and care leavers across England Read More

#CareDay21 – Care experienced young people take centre stage to put their questions to UK commissioners

22nd Feb 2021

To celebrate Care Day 2021 on Friday 19th February, the 5 Nations 1 Voice Collective hosted a virtual question and Read More

Government fails thousands of children by refusing to ban unregulated accommodation in England

19th Feb 2021

The Department for Education has today  (19 Feb)  announced a partial ban on placing children in care into unregulated accommodation, Read More

NYAS joins forces with other organisations across the sector to end child poverty

9th Feb 2021

NYAS have joined forces with the End Child Poverty coalition to call on the UK Government to use next month’s Read More


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