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.

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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.


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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Sports project opens the door to Rugby

A Caerphilly county borough village has its first youth rugby team in a generation thanks to a StreetGames doorstep sport project. What started out as a small turn-up-and-play rugby session on the streets of Markham has developed into the first youth section the area’s rugby club...
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Congratulations CCYP!

CWVYS proudly presented Cwmbran Centre for Young People (CCYP) with the CWVYS Quality Mark on Monday 23rd June – kicking off Youth Work Week in fine style! CCYP is the first youth work organisation in Wales (the world!) to attain the CWVYS… Quality Mark – we...
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Meeting with Ken Skates

In late March CWVYS met with the Ken Skates AM, Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, in order to discuss several important issues: Delivering youth work in tough times; Collaborative working; Measurement of impacts and outcomes It was an extremely positive and constructive...
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