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The Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning Eluned Morgan has announced finalists for the Youth Work Excellence Awards 2018.

First published:
22 June 2018
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The awards acknowledge the best youth workers and youth work projects in Wales.

Winners in each of the 9 categories will be revealed at the awards ceremony in Cardiff on 29 June 2018. 

Engagement with Formal Education, Employment and Training

  • Early Intervention and Prevention: Cardiff Youth Service
  • Multiple Support in Education (MouSE): Media Academy Cardiff

Promoting Health, Well-being & Active Lifestyles

  • M Girls @ Treharris Boys & Girls Club: Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
  • Mental Health First Aid Toolkit: Safer Merthyr Tydfil
  • Mind matters: Volunteering matters
  • Positive Futures: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council Youth Service

Promoting Young People’s Rights

  • Cardiff Young Commissioners: Families 1st Project – City of Cardiff Council
  • Neath Port Talbot Youth Council: Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

Promoting Equality and Diversity

  • The Basement LGBTQ+: Caerphilly County Borough Council
  • Clwb Ieuenctid Derwen: Gwynedd Youth Services
  • Inclusion Programme: Torfaen Youth Service

Promoting Heritage & Cultures in Wales and Beyond

  • Our Founders and the First World War: Boys and Girls Clubs of Wales
  • Patagonia: Urdd Gobaith Cymru
  • Dolgarrog Dam Disaster: Conwy County Borough Council

Promoting the Arts, Media and Digital Skills

  • Finalists TBC

Outstanding Volunteer in a Youth Work setting

  • Tony Humphries: YMCA Swansea
  • Jo Nuttall: Fun Friday Youth Club - Boys and Girls Clubs of Wales

Outstanding Youth Worker

  • Bethan Bartlett, Youth and Community Officer:Youth Cymru
  • Amy Bolderson, Youth Engagement Officer: Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council
  • Louise Coombs: Cardiff Council Youth Service

Making a Difference

  • Tim Ramsey: Pembrokeshire Youth Services
  • Rachel Wright: Caerphilly County Borough Council

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