About Us

GAVO was established in 1927 and is now the longest-standing and largest County Voluntary Council in Wales.


We are committed to strengthening the effectiveness of the Voluntary and Community Sector across Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire and Newport.

©Kerry Roberts Photography
Our Vision

A society where communities, individuals, partner organisations and the third sector work together in a culture of equality, shared ownership, responsibility and support to build a sustainable future.

Our Mission

To improve the lives and opportunities of communities through partnership and collaboration.

Meet The Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Tiley 

Chief Executive Officer

GAVO's Annual Impact Report 2018-19 and Strategic Plan 2016-19

Annual Impact Report 2018-19
Strategic Plan

For Communities, With Communities

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Registered Charity Number: 1113558