NYAS Cymru provides digital equipment for young people in care

29th Oct 2020

In July, NYAS Cymru was awarded a grant from the WCVA to help provide digital tools such as laptops and Read More

End youth homelessness in Wales

15th Oct 2020

End Youth Homelessness Cymru’s (EYHC) latest report, ‘Don’t let me fall through the cracks: Homelessness amongst Care-Experienced Young People in Read More

NYAS Cymru’s Project Unity runners up in Youth Work in Wales Excellence Award!

9th Oct 2020

NYAS Cymru are delighted to have been placed as runners up for our Project Unity at the Youth Work in Read More

NYAS Cymru appoints new CEO

29th Sep 2020

NYAS have appointed a new Chief Executive Officer to lead NYAS Cymru, the Welsh division of NYAS, headed up by Read More

Human Rights Committee quotes NYAS as questions raised over UK Government decisions affecting children during the pandemic

22nd Sep 2020

On 21st of September our written evidence on the human rights impact of Statutory Instrument 445 (SI 445) was published Read More

Civil Service Internship Scheme introduced by Government for care leavers

4th Sep 2020

The government has announced the roll out of a civil service internship scheme for care leavers aged between 18-30. Successful Read More

NYAS Contact Centre receives outstanding CAFCASS audit

2nd Sep 2020

NYAS Contact Centre service is delighted to have recently received an outstanding audit from CAFCASS (Children and Family Court Advisory Read More

Place of Safety? NYAS Cymru launches campaign on rights of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children in Wales

27th Aug 2020

NYAS has today released a new report, Place of Safety?, which recommends new ways for Welsh Government to protect, support, Read More


7th Aug 2020

Today, a much-anticipated judgment following Article 39’s Judicial Review challenge of ‘SI 445’ was handed down by the High Court, Read More

There is no case for law undermining children’s rights to continue into September – NYAS’ response to flawed government consultation

6th Aug 2020

We have once again called for the immediate withdrawal of SI 445, legislation introduced in April that removes or dilutes children’s rights. The government consultation closed yesterday and sought views on extending the time limit of certain “flexibilities” past September. Read more

NYAS Cymru calls for child-centred COVID-19 recovery, backed by charities, the Youth Justice Board and all four Welsh Police Commissioners

3rd Aug 2020

The all-Wales Missing the Point steering group, made up of charities, Police and Crime Commissioners and public sector organisations, has Read More

NYAS launches new #AcrossTheBorder research series, with first report shining spotlight on youth homelessness in Wales and England

30th Jul 2020

NYAS has today launched a new report, ‘Tackling Youth Homelessness in England and Wales.’ The report is the first in Read More

NYAS joins call for Government to do more to protect care leavers from homelessness

17th Jul 2020

NYAS, as part of a collective of children’s and homelessness charities across the sector, have today submitted a letter addressed Read More

UK Government will keep the law undermining children’s rights (for now), but do not want it to be used… #ScrapSI445

15th Jul 2020

The Children’s Minister Vicky Ford MP has released a statement urging local authorities not to use the majority of the Read More

NYAS call on Government to put children at the heart of recovery

29th Jun 2020

NYAS are joining 150+ organisations in a call to Government to put babies, children and young people at the heart of the coronavirus response.

NYAS evidence on COVID-19 and children’s rights published by parliamentary committee

25th Jun 2020

Our written evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on education and children’s services has been published as part of the Education Select Committee’s ongoing inquiry in England.

Action on children and young people’s advocacy in England

19th Jun 2020

NYAS is part of the Advocates4U campaign group who have launched a progress report from the last twelve months on children and young people’s advocacy services.

Parliament votes against scrapping new law that undermines children’s rights

10th Jun 2020

Update on debate held in the House of Commons following a campaign by NYAS and other children’s rights groups who are calling on the Government for the immediate withdrawal of Statutory Instrument 445.

Celebrating Volunteer Week

1st Jun 2020

This week marks the start of National Volunteer Week (1 – 7 June) and whilst we can’t host any celebratory Read More

New ‘Young Lives in Lockdown’ research shows increase in loneliness and anxiety among children in care and care leavers

21st May 2020

New NYAS report, ‘Young lives in lockdown’, was published today revealing how care-experienced children and young people are feeling during Read More


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