Useful Websites

Interested in a career in advocacy?

UWTSD offer a BA Advocacy course – for full details please visit their website.


AWW does not recommend any particular organisation but provides links toother sources of information which may assist in identifying options.

Other Advocacy

Pembrokeshire People First     Advocacy by and for people with learning disability and ASD

Carmarthenshire People First   Support for people with learning disability

Tros Gynnal                         Community advocacy for children and young people in West Wales

Eiriol                                   Community, Over 50s and Carers Advocacy in Carmarthenshire

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) – Mental Health Matters Wales

UK Advocacy Network

Legal Rights, Advice and Counselling

Family Law Association              Advice and information on family justice system.

Legal Aid Agency                      Information on legal matters and help with legal costs 

The Law Society                        Finding a solicitor

Directgov                                  Access to all government sites

Gingerbread                             Advice and support for One Parent Families

Counselling Support Network      Free, Confidential Service, Locate Counselling

Organisations for Children and Young People

Childline    (0800 1111)             Confidential information and support

NSPCC    (0800 8005000)          Information on child protection issues

Bullying                                   Practical information and support

MIND                                       Information on mental health issues

Action for Children                    Information and support for children and young people

Useful websites for Older People

Age Concern Cymru                 Information and support for older people

Alzheimers Society                   Information and support – dementia

Other Useful websites

Hearing Voices                               Support and understanding for people who hear voices

West Wales Action on Mental Health   Working to improve mental health for West Wales

Time to Change Wales                     Working to end stigma and discrimination for people with mental Health issues