Championing Rights and Raising Voices
We deliver a broad range of services across England and Wales, from statutory services to independently supported projects. These services support a range of people, including care-experienced young people, adults in vulnerable situations, families and sector professionals.
Every service delivered by NYAS is delivered in line with our mission and values, ensuring that every young person and adult we work with knows and understands their rights, and feels empowered to share their wishes and feelings when decisions are being made about their lives.
If you’re keen to support our mission and want to support care experienced young people and vulnerable adults, consider joining the NYAS team as a member of staff, or in a voluntary position.
NYAS Mission and Values
Discover what makes NYAS special, and what motivates every piece of work we deliver. Learn about our mission statement, our values and our purpose as we work to support and empower care-experienced young people and adults.
NYAS has been supporting young people since 1979. Since then we have continued to grow by delivering additional services to support more people, including adults, families and sector professionals.
We are proud to work with a host of incredible people across England and Wales. Learn more about the people who make NYAS special. You can also meet our Executive Team and Board of Trustees, and learn why NYAS is so important to them.
Our Charity Strategy
Explore NYAS’ charity strategy, and how this will help us to continue living out our mission statement. We identify four clear aims we want to achieve before 2024, including key visions and actions to help us reach our goals.
As part of our mission, NYAS works to support, safeguard and empower care-experienced young people every day. Part of this mission is identifying areas of improvement across support services, policies and laws through our research projects.
Who does NYAS work with?
As a national charity, NYAS works with a range of service users and stakeholders, including:
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