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

Annual Impact Report
2018 - 19
Strategic Plan
2019 - 2022

For Communities, With Communities

Company Limited by Guarantee: 5590517

Registered Charity Number: 1113558