Ty Gwyn Project

Integrated service for children
and young adults with complex needs


This project improved an existing building (formerly known as Trelai Youth Centre) and created five classrooms for Ty Gwyn School, part of the Western Learning Federation in West Cardiff.  

The service will provide an enhanced multi-agency workspace and deliver out of school and holiday activities. 

Comments from people who use the service 

“Having all these professionals at the school has made a huge difference to us. Because my daughter knows them, she is also more relaxed. They are brilliant in helping her with what she needs.”

“By making better use of resources and moving away from traditional ways of delivering services, the Integrated Care Fund is making health and care services more person-centred and closer to home.”

This will provide

  • Five additional classroom spaces for forty pupils
  • Refurbishment of two changing room areas
  • Refurbishment of office space
  • Refurbishment of WC facilities
  • Refurbishment of multi-agency space bringing together and extending partnership working across Education and Social Services
  • Development of a soft play area
  • Independent Life Skills Area 
  • Multi-Agency area- Ty’r Bont (Social Services)
  • Gym 
  • Meeting rooms and office areas
  • Changing rooms
  • External landscaping 
  • Activity areas
  • Staff areas

“The school facilities are first rate with hydrotherapy and splash pools, sensory and touch therapy rooms, indoor and outdoor sensory gardens, rebound therapy room, sensory integration equipment and a large hall, also equipped with sensory resources. There are also specialist rooms for art and ceramics, food technology and music, ICT, facilities are also state of the art. All classrooms are equipped internet access and either interactive whiteboards or large plasma touch screens. The newly established Assistive Technology Centre provides outstanding support for pupils, staff and parents.”

Marijke Jenkins, Operational Manager

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Our Priorities


We want every child in Cardiff and Vale to have the opportunity to thrive. Our work focuses on children in vulnerable situations and the services that support them.


We know how hard it can be to find help when people need it the most. We want to make sure there is community support to help people stay as healthy as possible so they can carry on doing the things that matter most to them.


As a Partnership we have worked together with people with a learning disability, their families, carers and the third and independent sector to produce a clear direction for the planning and delivery of adult learning disability services across the region over the next five years.

Case Studies

Alison Law 

   Improvement and Development Manager, Joint Commissioning 

  • Project management across the partnership to enable the alignment and joint commissioning of services, which includes shaping the market, regional commissioning strategies, contracting and quality assurance.
  • Programme manager for ICF Capital fund 

Meredith Gardiner 

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