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The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives the public the right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, and also sets out exemptions from that right.

The Freedom of Information Act 2000

The aim of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 is to promote openness in the public sector which includes government departments such as Cafcass Cymru. The act helps the public to get a better understanding of how public authorities carry out their duties, why they make their decisions and how they spend their money.

How do I access the information?

This process is explained in our factsheet Accessing Information: Freedom of Information.

Before you make a request, it may help to consider the following:

  • Is the information you want already available on our website?
  • Is the information already available in our publications?

If you can’t find what you need then you can write to us at

Or you can send a written request to:

Cafcass Cymru,
Central Support Team,
Sarn Mynach
Llandudno Junction
LL31 9RZ

Please provide a description of the information you’re looking for along with a contact name and address. Providing as much detail as possible will give us a better chance of finding the information you seek.

For detailed guidance on how to access information visit the Information Commissioners Office website.