Children and Young People

PAVO supports Third Sector organisations working with children, young people and families through the work of its Development team, the Powys Volunteering Centre and through providing training opportunities.

In this section

PAVO no longer has a dedicated Children, Young People and Families Officer, due to funding cuts. This means that we can no longer support the third sector organisations by attending strategic networks and forums run by Powys County Council and the Health Board. We will no longer run the CYPF network meetings. This work to support third sector and statutory bodies to work more closely together on common issues has been a core PAVO function for many years. It has led to many positive outcomes. We regret having to cease this work.

PAVO staff can still support third sector organisations working with children and young people in the following ways:

  • Community Connectors can support parents, and anyone over the age of 18, to find the support groups and activities they are looking for. Contact the Community Connectors across Powys by ringing one central number- 01597 828 649.
  • Powys Volunteering Centre can help all organisations and community groups to recruit and manage volunteers, and can assist them to advertise their opportunities on the Volunteering Wales website. Ring 01597 822 191 for more information, or visit the website on
  • The PAVO Development team can assist organisations working with children and young people by advising on governance, looking for funding and providing training. Ring 01597 822 191 for support.
  • The Powys Assist helpline can provide information and support on their helpline 0345 602 7050. This is Powys County Council’s Adult Social Care Information Service.


Young people- If you need immediate help ring Childline on 0800 1111 or find out more on the Childline website- . If it is an emergency, ring 999.

Children & Families information

The PAVO Children and Young People's blog is no longer being updated, but relevant information is still being posted on this FaceBook page-

Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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