Police, politicians and charities come together in Wales at NYAS Cymru event to protect missing children

10th Sep 2021

A host of prominent Welsh politicians, policy makers and police commissioners came together today at a special event organised by Read More

Government bans unregulated accommodation for children up to the age of 15 while leaving thousands of 16 and 17 year olds without care

9th Sep 2021

From today, the government has made it illegal in England to house children up to the age of 15 in Read More

Across the Border briefing calls for ‘active offer’ of advocacy to be extended from Wales to England

24th Aug 2021

NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) has launched the third report in our #AcrosstheBorder research series, comparing advocacy policies and laws Read More

NYAS responds to the Care Review’s ‘Case for Change’

17th Aug 2021

NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) have responded to the ‘Case for Change’ report by England’s Care Review, with views on Read More

Advice for young people managing a budget

7th Aug 2021

Striking out into the world on your own for the first time is exciting and daunting for all of us. Read More

Where is the care? Government proposals for 16/17 year-olds in England would fail thousands

22nd Jul 2021

This week, the Department for Education’s consultation on regulating accommodation for 16- and 17-year-olds closed. Unregulated accommodation is already set Read More

How to make online shopping pay

21st Jun 2021

With more of us shopping online than ever before, and many of us now on first name terms with our Read More

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


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