MEIC is a confidential and free helpline service for children and young people up to the age of 25 in Wales. From finding out what’s going on in your local area to help dealing with a tricky situation, MEIC will listen even when no-one else will. We won’t judge you and will help by giving you information, useful advice and the support you need to make a change.

Freephone: 080880 23456
Text: 84001Tros Gynnal Plant is a leading Welsh children’s charity working with some of our country’s most vulnerable and marginalised children and young people. They may be experiencing difficulties in accessing appropriate services in health, education and social care – these include children with disabilities, children with emotional health needs and children seeking asylum.  Tros Gynnal also provides an advocacy service for looked after children and young people.


Powys Advocacy for Children & Young People:
Freephone: 0800 085 8471

Rhondda Cynon Taf & Merthyr Tydfil Advocacy Service:
Tel: 0800 0281489

Pembrokeshire & Ceredigion Advocacy Service:
Freephone: 0808 168 2599

Swansea, Neath & Port Talbot Advocacy Service:
Tel: 01656 669 354

Cardiff Advocacy Team:
Freephone: 0800 581 862
Email: is a UK charity who offers information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to children, young people and vulnerable adults through a network of dedicated paid workers and volunteers throughout England and Wales. If you are a child, young person or ringing on behalf of a child, young person or vulnerable adult and need help, information or advice, please contact our freephone helpline on 0808 808 1001 or send an email to

Website: www.nyas.netAction for Children supports and speaks our for the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people. Action For Children provide an independent Advocacy Service to children and young people who are looked after by Local Authorities in Wales.
Tel: 029 2022 2127

Website: Holland is the Children’s Commissioner for Wales. The Commissioners job is to stand up and speak out for children and young people. She works to make sure that children and young people are kept safe and that they know about and can access their rights.

Children & young people’s freephone number: 0808 801 1000
Email: in Wales are the national umbrella organisation for those working with children and young people in Wales.

Tel: 02920 342434