AVOW is part of Third Sector Support Wales (TSSW) – the collective name given to the network of support organisations for the Third Sector in Wales, consisting of 19 County Voluntary Councils (CVC’s) in Wales as well as Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA).
The shared goal is to enable the Third Sector and volunteers across Wales to contribute fully to individual and community well-being, now and in the future.
The focus of our collective work will concentrate on four pillars of activity:
- Good governance
- Sustainable funding
- Engagement and influencing
CVC’s support the local voluntary and community sector, whilst WCVA has a national remit.
AVOW is the CVC for Wrexham County Borough. AVOW works with charities, voluntary and community groups, social enterprises, trustees, individual volunteers, carers and service users.
To support voluntary and community sectors achieve their missions for the benefit of the community within Wrexham County Borough.
To enable the voluntary and community sectors to achieve their missions for the benefit of the community within Wrexham County Borough. AVOW will:
- Support the development of individuals and organisations within the voluntary and community sectors,
- Establish and sustain good practice,
- Undertake the provision of services appropriate to the voluntary and community sectors,
- Consult, represent and champion the voluntary and community sectors locally and nationally.
AVOW was established in 1988 and is a registered Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee.
Based at Tŷ AVOW, which is located in Wrexham Town Centre, the building accommodates the majority of AVOW staff, comprising of a large meeting room, a medium sized meeting room and two smaller meeting / interview rooms available for hire.
In addition, the building is home to a number of other voluntary organisations namely: