national voluntary organisations working together with, and for, older people in Wales
mudiadau gwirffoddol cennedlaethol yn gweithio gyda i gilydd gyda, ac ar gyfer, pobl hŷn yng Nghymru

Age Alliance Wales (AAW) was set up in 2003 and is funded by the Welsh Government. It is a powerful alliance of 21 national voluntary organisations committed to working together to develop the legislative, policy and resource frameworks that will improve the lives of older people in Wales.

Collectively AAW member organisations possess extensive service development and service delivery knowledge in a range of policy areas. Most organisations also act at a strategic as well as an operational level and many are membership based.

Read the latest Age Alliance Wales E-Bulletin

April 2017 - 20th Edition 

"The changing role of the third sector"

Read AAW response to the Wales Audit Office report 'Local Authority Funding of Third Sector Services'

About Age Alliance Wales 
  • To represent the concerns and further the interests of older people  in Wales to policy makers,strategic planners, and funders
  • To maximise the ability of each member organisation to fulfil their role of promoting the well-being of older people
  • To work with, and for older people, through the co-operative use of the knowledge and expertise contained within the membership of Age Alliance Wales

  • To influence policy development, decision-making and service delivery to meet the needs of  older people in Wales in Wales
  • To create opportunities for networking, information sharing, and joint learning amongst members
  • To monitor trends and legislative measures affecting older people in Wales
  • To respond, comment, and make representation on strategies, policies, and consultation document that impact on older people in Wales
  • To identify and seek to address emerging issues affecting older people in Wales
  • To produce relevant information for the Welsh Government, members of Age Alliance Wales, and other interested parties
  • To seek opportunities to work in partnership in order to campaign proactively on behalf of older people


Age Alliance Wales 2016 Manifesto - English / Cymraeg

Age Alliance Wales Chair and Vice Chairs

Chair: Ceri Jackson, Director of RNIB Cymru Read Ceri's bio here

Vice Chair: Chris Jones(Care and Repair Cymru) Read Chris Jones' bio here

Vice Chair: Jeff Hawkins (Age Connects Wales) Read Jeff Hawkins' bio here
The Age Alliance Wales Directory of Services can be found here
If you are interested in joining the Alliance and for further information on our members and links to their
websites, click here