Participation Cymru is the lead body for public, service user and staff engagement in Wales, and is hosted by WCVA. It works with public service organisations in the public, private and third sectors to achieve better public engagement in the design, development and delivery of citizen-centred services for the people of Wales.
Participation Cymru has a comprehensive training programme, which
includes a variety of courses for organisations that
want to develop their skills in public engagement approaches,
methods and techniques.
It can also provide in-house training to meet your needs or
carry out practical engagement work with your
Its newsletters and mailings provide regular
information and training opportunity updates, and for practical
support you might like to attend one of the participation networks that run throughout
Wales. In addition to this, Participation Cymru has a number of useful resources that will be of assistance
with facilitation and developing participatory approaches to
citizen engagement and consultation, including the National Principles for Public Engagement in
For more information on the services that Participation Cymru
provide, take a look at its