Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru

ADSS Cymru is the Association of Directors of Social Services in Wales. Our primary purpose is to promote the well-being, protection, support and care of vulnerable adults and children in Wales.

We are committed to working with Welsh Government,  the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA), the Social Services Improvement Agency (SSIA), colleagues in the NHS, and partners in third and independent sectors towards delivering positive outcomes for the communities and people of Wales by informing and influencing legislation, policies and practices in the social care sector.

Our members include statutory directors and senior social services managers from all 22 local authorities in Wales. Our associate members are past directors or heads of service.


28th -29th June 2017
National Social Services Conference 2017
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AWASH Spring Seminar 9th-10th March 2017
9th March 2017 / The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells
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