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Fund to tackle loneliness and isolation launched

A fund to tackle loneliness and social isolation will help grass root organisations bring communities together across Wales.

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New approach to children’s care piloted in Wales.

A Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) pilot has been launched in Wales offering an alternative family court for children’s care and help keep families together.

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New package of support for unpaid carers

On Carers’ Rights Day Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has outlined how £7m Welsh Government funding will support unpaid carers in recognition of the vital support they provide to the people they care for.

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Young people to have their voices heard

This Universal Children’s Day [20th November] young people from across Wales will meet with Ministers from across Welsh Government to have their voices heard.

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“I want Wales to be a nation that celebrates age” vows Deputy Minister for Social Services

The central role older people play in communities will be recognised as Wales becomes age friendly, Julie Morgan, the Deputy Minister for Social Services has announced.

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£36.6 million to support families and children recover from the pandemic

The Deputy Minister for Social Services has announced a further £36.6 million to support children and families as part of their recovery from the pandemic and it’s restrictions to ensure no child is left behind.

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Wales begins countdown to end the physical punishment of children

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With six months to go before a new law ending the physical punishment of children in Wales comes into force, more than £2.9m is being invested in parenting support.

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£48m Covid recovery fund to support social care in Wales

A new £48m package of funding to support social care in Wales has today (Tuesday September 14) been announced by Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan.

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Rates relief extended for childcare providers until 2025

Registered child care premises in Wales will benefit from 100% non-domestic rates relief for an additional three years, the Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has announced.

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Summer of Fun continues across Wales

Children and young people are being helped to recover from the pandemic by taking part in a range of sporting, cultural and play based activities this summer.

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£250K for early years speech, language and communication support

Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has announced an additional £250,000 to support children’s speech, language and communication needs. 

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Care home visit restrictions eased as social care recovery plan launched

Visits from friends and family to care home residents are more important now than ever, the Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan announced whilst speaking to care home residents at Cardiff care home Ty Enfys.