Welcome to the CWVYS website…

CWVYS (the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services) is the independent representative body for the voluntary youth work sector in Wales.

The aims are to represent, support and give a collective voice to its membership of national and local organisations in their work with over 250,000 young people in Wales. CWVYS works in partnership with agencies promoting good youth work practice.

Your site, your content

This website is built for CWVYS members, please provide us with information about news, events, resources you wish to share, training you are offering and we will aim to share with others.


Duke of Endinbrugh’s Award – What’s Happening?

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) participants from across Wales have recently been taking part in leadership training to help them to become the next generation of DofE Volunteer Leaders in their local communities thanks to Welsh Government Funding. Over 130 young people from...
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The Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS) is delighted to announce that Keith Towler (Children’s Commissioner for Wales) was elected as its new Chair at its recent Annual General Meeting. He will take up his post when his term of office concludes at the end of...
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Grant Programme!

  National Voluntary Youth Organisation Grant Programme/Cynllun Grantiau Cyrff Ieuenctid Gwirfoddol Cenedlaethol (NVYO) Please note the Expression of Interest form, along with details and guidance notes are now available for the NVYO grant:...
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Government recognises South Wales anti-extremism project

Think Project boasts a 90-95% success rate in changing racist views in young people An innovative project that aims to prevent young white people becoming involved in far right extremism has been recognised at the House of Commons. The Think Project, launched by the Swansea-based...
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