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Advocacy

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HOPE - Helping others participate and engage

HOPE is a partnership project between Age Cymru, Age Cymru local partners and Age Connects Wales partners throughout Wales. HOPE will deliver advocacy for older people (50+) and carers across Wales. 

The project is funded by Welsh Government under the Sustainable Social Services Grant until the end of March 2023.

Golden Thread Advocacy Programme

The Golden Thread Advocacy Programme was funded by Welsh Government for four years to run alongside and support the implementation of Part 10 (Advocacy) of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.

Dementia Advocacy

The Dementia Advocacy Project provides independent, professional advocacy support to older people (50+) with dementia and carers across Wales.

Dementia Advocacy is funded by a Welsh Government grant until the end of March 2022.


  • Wales advocacy survey

    People across Wales, including those living in care homes, have seen their human rights breached and their access to advocacy, health and social care suspended during the pandemic, finds a survey of 72 professional advocates based in Wales.
  • Advocacy Counts

    Specialist advocacy services for older people in Wales are disappearing according to our biennial Advocacy Counts reports.
  • Advocacy network

    The National Network for Adult’s Advocacy in Wales promotes and supports a quality advocacy service for people in Wales.
  • Advocacy newsletter

    Our advocacy newsletter which will be produced on a bi-monthly basis and will bring you information, updates, good practice about advocacy.
  • Advocacy services in Wales

    Find out more information about advocacy services available in each local authority area in Wales.

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