Exciting Schools Project Up and Running!

The end of this term has seen us complete the first part of our new innovative school based project - 'Family Foundation'. Kicking off in October 2014, the project allows us to work in partnership with 3 primary schools in Llanelli, namely Bigyn, Halfway and Stebonheath, where we offer unique workshops to parents/carers, children and staff to further understand child behaviour and how to actively understand and support their needs.

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Sexual Exploitation training in great demand

CYCA's newly written training course "Practical Safeguarding and Child Protection: Sexual Exploitation and Grooming" is proving to be in great demand.

After trialling the course with CYCA staff in March of this year, it was rolled out to other agencies throughout Carmarthenshire who work with children and young people and with one session taking place in March and another in June. The course has been extremely well received and both sessions were fully booked with particpants from Deyfed Powys Police, Social Services, Team Around The Family, Familiy Centres and Schools.

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FIC 2 opens its doors!

CYCA are delighted to announce that the new Families In Crisis project has began.

The £250k project, named Families In Crisis 2 (FIC 2) is funded by the Big Lottery and follows on from the original Families in Crisis (FIC) project which ran from 2009-12. The extension of the project will now allow us to meet the needs of families who live in Ammanford and Carmarthen town, as well as Llanelli town over the next 3 years.

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CYCA to show support for International Women's Day

CYCA are to show their support for 'International Women's Day' by taking part in a special event in Llanelli Town Hall. Chief Executive, Tracy Pike, will form an importnat part of the programme, as she will be giving a talk on 'Sexual Exploitation'.

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