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- Posted on 25 May 2016

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.


Youth Work Excellence Awards

You may recall, mid-way through our tumultous summer, there was a Youth Work Excellence Awards night that took place up in Llandudno on the 24th of June, to mark the beginning of this year’s Youth Work Week. In case you missed it, CWVYS members Boys and Girls Clubs of Wales...
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Children in Wales refreshed Participation Standards

The Participation Standards, developed originally by the Participation Unit, have been refreshed by a partnership between Youth Forum workers and Young Wales, informed by consultations with young people. The Participation Standards can be seen here: Participation Standards,...
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CWVYS Annual General Meeting

CWVYS Annual General Meeting took place earlier this month on the 7th July. Despite taking place just a day after Wales’s departure from the Euro 2016 Championships in France, the mood could be said to have been similar to that of Welsh fans worldwide, namely, that despite...
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Radical action required: the future of youth services in Wales

This time last year I wrote my first Annual Report as the Chair of CWVYS. In the last 12 months a lot has happened, but in a way, not a lot has changed for youth work in Wales. What do I mean by that? Well, we have seen a number of developments not least the establishment of the...
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