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Annual Report 2020-21

It has been another strong year at Diverse Cymru. Our annual report provides a summary of the work that has been carried out over the last 12 months as an organisation. 

Covid-19 government restrictions resulted in Diverse Cymru delivering a crisis response with local authority partners for Direct Payment beneficiaries when a surge in demand was experienced from vulnerable people. Covid-19 also led to a rise in advocacy referrals.

Research, training and engagement events draw on Diverse Cymru’s expertise within the equalities agenda. Careful stewardship of the charity’s finances has resulted in a year end profit for 2020-21.

Gaining the Advocacy Quality Performance Kite Mark was a particular highlight as a sign of the high quality of Diverse Cymru’s advocacy service.

The year has also seen the charity raise its profile at a policy level. Diverse Cymru’s Good Practice Certification Scheme appears in Welsh Government’s Together for Mental Health Delivery Plan 2020-2022, and the First Minister included the Certification Scheme in the BAME Covid-19 Advisory Group Report.

Despite a challenging working environment, the staff have worked hard to respond to the increased demand for Diverse Cymru’s services.

Read our Annual Report 2020-2021 to learn about our work this year.