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How we influence decision makers

We listen to our members and lobby for positive change at a national level, bringing the voluntary sector and government together to make a bigger difference.

We also respond to consultations, publish research, policy guidance, and provide information on key legislation relating to the sector.

Legislation advice

The Social Services and Wellbeing Act, Future Generations Act and Environment Act are key pieces of legislation affecting voluntary organisations. We can tell you what you need to know about them, plus other legislative issues, including devolved competencies

The Social Services and Wellbeing Act, Future Generations Act and Environment Act are key pieces of legislation affecting voluntary organisations.

Brexit is the biggest societal upheaval in Wales in the past decade

Withdrawing from the EU

Brexit is one of the biggest societal upheavals in Wales in the past decade. We want to make sure that voluntary organisations in Wales are prepared for the challenges leaving the EU will bring.

Influencing a positive future

The voluntary sector has been at the heart of the response to Covid-19. We want to support the sector not just to respond to the immediate crisis, but to do so in a way that will cultivate a better future.

How can we work together to create a positive future for people and communities in Wales?

The voluntary sector in Wales

Want to know more about voluntary organisations in Wales? The Third Sector Data Hub provides stats about a wide range of sector interests, including volunteering, funding and employment.

Our projects

Influencing | Volunteering |

New approach to volunteering in Wales

UK Research and Consultancy Services is supporting the co-creation of a new approach to volunteering in Wales by key volunteering stakeholders. INTRODUCTION
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Influencing | Information & support | Volunteering |

WCVA Health and Care Project

WCVA’s Health and Care Project aims to better connect the voluntary sector with the health and care system. WCVA’S HEALTH AND CARE
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Influencing | Information & support |

Macmillan community innovation project

WCVA has partnered with Macmillan Cancer Support to find out why specific communities aren’t engaging fully with cancer services, how this could
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Resources

Category | Influencing |

Shape your future – trends

Category | Influencing |

Shape your future – scenarios

Category | Influencing |

Empowering communities in the context of Brexit (full report)

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Latest influencing news

Published: 13/06/24 | Categories: News |

Work for us – two new roles at WCVA

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Published: 06/06/24 | Categories: Volunteering |

‘I went from the quietest one to taking the lead’

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Published: 04/06/24 | Categories: Training & events |

Explore safeguarding training with WCVA

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