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.


Autumn Seminar – 14 October 2016
14th October 2016 /
Prevention is the Key - Promoting the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people
The Guardian Public Service Awards
The Guardian Public Service Awards are looking for examples of inspiring projects from the last year. The Care category is specifically looking for “initiatives that put care of patients, residents…