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

NYAS Heads to Parliament to Speak Up for Care Leavers

9th May 2019

Leading children’s rights charity, NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service) has placed care leaver support in the spotlight, after being invited Read More

NYAS Joins Stand for Separated and Unaccompanied Children

30th Apr 2019

  NYAS has given its backing to a campaign urging Home Secretary Sajid Javid to expand support for children who Read More

News of Myth-Busting withdrawal is welcomed by NYAS

26th Mar 2019

NYAS is extremely happy to hear that the efforts of fellow children’s rights charity, Article 39 to have the Department Read More

NYAS – Helping to Amplify the Fostering Network’s Keep Connected Campaign

22nd Mar 2019

As a leading children’s rights charity and provider of advocacy services to vulnerable children, young people and adults, NYAS (National Read More

30 Years of The Children Act 1989 – How it Changed the Children’s Rights Landscape Forever

19th Mar 2019

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Children Act 1989, a watershed moment in the advancement of children’s rights Read More

NYAS supports call for the immediate withdrawal of the Department for Education’s ‘myth busting’ guide

23rd Feb 2019

NYAS fully supports the ongoing efforts of our colleagues at Article 39 who have now launched legal action to secure Read More

NYAS Appoints First Head of Policy and Research

18th Feb 2019

Leading children’s rights charity NYAS has announced the appointment of Ben Twomey as its Head of Policy and Research. The Read More

NYAS Joins Call for Closure of Controversial Medway Secure Training Centre

12th Feb 2019

NYAS have joined with 35 other influential voices concerned with the safeguarding of vulnerable children and young people to call Read More

NYAS Supports Myth-Busting Guide Action from Article 39

14th Jan 2019

NYAS is fully supportive of the continued efforts of fellow children’s rights charity, Article 39 to have key parts of Read More

Problem-solving pioneer judge Nicholas Crichton dies

19th Dec 2018

NYAS is greatly saddened to hear of the death of Judge Nicholas Crichton CBE. Nick was a committed supporter of Read More

A Tribute to John Kemmis

15th Dec 2018

We have been greatly saddened by the news that John Kemmis, a life-long champion for children’s rights has passed away. Read More

NYAS Welcomes New Guidance on Anonymisation in Family Court Judgments

11th Dec 2018

The wishes and opinions of children and young people have helped to inform new guidance from the President of the Read More


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