David wins M.I.R.R.O.R Award

David wins M.I.R.R.O.R Award

Recently our co-ordinator Shirley supported 4 of our Machynlleth Powys People First group to go to the All Wales People First Adfest in Cardiff. Everyone enjoyed the day but it was a very special day for David Lewis as he Continue reading

News

We have recently been awarded the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark (QPM) from the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi). The QPM is the UK’s only independent quality performance mark for organisations offering independent advocacy.

 

Carl Cooper, Chief Executive Continue reading

New trustees needed!

New trustees needed!

At the moment we are looking for new volunteer trustees. Co-ordinator Angela Bennett says:

“At A Voice for You we are passionate about building a better future for people with a learning disability in the county. We have a small Continue reading

Mark’s marvellous reindeer!

We had the best of surprises in the office just before Christmas. Mark Williams, a Sixth Form student at Ysgol Cedewain in Newtown called in to present us with £272 raised from the sale of his wonderful reindeers. This sum Continue reading

Twenty Years Celebrations

Twenty Years Celebrations

Two of our advocates, Jean Winchester from Newtown and Phil King from Kerry have recently celebrated twenty years of advocacy. Michele Muireasgha, Head of Third Sector Development at PAVO (Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations), is pictured presenting them with a Continue reading

A Voice for You Can Cook

A Voice for You Can Cook

We have been including easy-read recipes in our bi-annual magazine for several years now. They have proved to be a success so, we thought why not collect them together in one book!

Staff and friends have tested the recipes to Continue reading

Volunteering Wales Grant

Volunteering Wales Grant

 Volunteering Wales Grant

A Voice for You are happy to announce that they have been successful in their bid for a £20,000 Volunteering Wales Grant. The grant scheme is funded by the Welsh Government and administered by WCVA (Wales Continue reading

Titan Zip Wire Challenge

Titan Zip Wire Challenge

A Voice for You Co-ordinator Jean Bailey was recently joined by Chair of trustees Jean Winchester, her husband Graham and Treasurer David Morgan to take on the Titan Zip Wire challenge at Blaenau Ffestiniog.

They all enjoyed the challenge very Continue reading