The National Youth Advocacy Service

The National Youth Advocacy Service

Charity information

The National Youth Advocacy Service

NYAS is a leading provider of advocacy and advice, to children, young people, parents and carers. We are committed to ensuring their voices are heard by providing independent advice and information.

Founded 1992

  • Mission statement

    “A society where every child, young person or vulnerable adult's voice is heard and their rights are respected and where they can achieve their potential”

  • Aims

    The National Youth Advocacy Service aims to:

    • To ensure children and young people are enabled to express their wishes and feelings
    • To ensure children and young people are enabled to participate in decision making and planning that affects their lives
    • To ensure children and young people are empowered to make informed and free choices and to speak for themselves
    • To provide a range of independent, confidential and young person led information, advice, advocacy and legal services.
  • Overview

    Established: June 1992

    Registered Charity Number: 1012485

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 72

    Part time staff: 81

    Volunteers: 350

    Phone number: 0151 649 8700

    Address: Tower House,Tower Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH41 1FF

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