PAVO supports Third Sector organisations working with children, young people and families through the work of its Startwell Development Officer, the Development team, the Powys Volunteering Centre and through providing training opportunities.
For the children and families in Powys the role of PAVO’s Startwell Development Officer is to listen to your concerns and queries about the services, groups and activities that are available to your family and to raise these with the organisations, including Powys teaching Health Board and Powys County Council to try to answer and resolve your issues. To give you a voice and be part of the work to develop the services that your family use.
For the organisations that work with children and families in Powys the role of PAVO’s Startwell Development Officer is to act as a conduit of information from the third sector and the children and families the sector works with into the work of the Startwell Board and it’s workstreams under the Regional Partnership Board. To include regularly updates for the sector, by email and e-bulletins on the news from Startwell and other relevant sources.
PAVO staff can also support third sector organisations working with children and young people in the following ways:
Young people, if you need immediate help ring Childline on 0800 1111 or find out more on the Childline website- www.childline.org.uk .
If it is an emergency, ring 999.