STATEMENT RE COVID-19

This statement has been prepared to provide information on our services in response to COVID-19.

We are committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of our staff, service users and all stakeholders and are following guidance provided by Public Health Wales, UK and Welsh Government. We are continuing to provide services in line with the following:-

Dewis Offices

  • Our services are fully operational, but our offices are currently closed until further notice.

  • Our staff are available for advice and support on 01639-882536, normal mobile numbers or emails.

  • Home-working information is provided to any staff who are required to home work currently.

All Supported Accommodation and Bond Board Services

  • Our staff teams are available on our office number, mobile numbers and emails to provide support to the young people we work with.

  • Referrals can be made via our website and interviews/assessments will be carried out by telephone currently.

Staffed Accommodation Services

  • Our services will continue to operate as normal, with a staff member based on-site 24/7.

  • We have restricted all visitors to the properties, the exception being emergency services and emergency maintenance only at this time.

On-Call: 

  • Our on-call services continue to operate as normal providing emergency advice and support.

Training and attendance at external meetings

  • All external training has been postponed until further notice.

  • All external meetings have been postponed until further notice.

  • Online training modules will continue to be accessible by staff.

  • Internal meetings will be held in person by telephone/media.

For further information please contact us:

Please look after yourselves and one another and keep safe and well.

With thanks

Pam Short, Director, Dewis Ltd.

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    End Youth Homelessness Campaign

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    End Youth Homelessness Cymru - June 2017

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    Pizza making - March 2017

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    Pizza making - March 2017

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    Children in Need 2016

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    Members of our Board of Trustees: Mared Williams, Julia Richardson (Treasurer), Farida Patel, Roy Behenna (Chairperson). Absent from the photo are Gareth Foster, Ceri Dunstan, Daniel Jones and Lisa Evans

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    EYH Cymru - Dewis YP (Jess) & Michael Sheen

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    EYH Cymru - Dewis YP (Sophie) & Michael Sheen

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    The Mad Cow

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    Another YP taking advantage of Dewis bike rental

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    New Neath office

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    Swansea's Summer University

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    Job Search

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    Kelly transformed thanks to Secret Santa

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