Voluntary sector

The Wales Alliance for Mental Health provides the collective voice of the national voluntary organisations in Wales working in the field of mental health.

Senior Officers of Mental Health National Voluntary organisations working in Wales began meeting on an informal basis in 1994 with the aim of sharing information on matters of mutual interest. Following devolution, it was considered that the Alliance should be established on a more formal basis.

Membership of the Alliance currently consists of the following organisations:-

Alzheimer’s Society website
Bipolar UK website
Churches Counselling Services in Wales email: v.kelly1@ntlworld.com
Cruse Bereavement Care Cymru website
Diverse Cymru website
Gofal website
Hafal website website
Journeys website
Mental Health Foundation website
Mental Health Matters in Wales website
Mind Cymru website
Samaritans in Wales website

The purpose of the Alliance is to:

  • provide an inclusive national voice for the voluntary sector
  • lobby and campaign on national issues including resources
  • stimulate development of good practice and innovation within the sector
  • obtain and disseminate information e.g. from the Welsh Assembly Government
  • promote the role of the voluntary sector