Family Information in Bridgend

Welcome to the FamilyPoint Bridgend – your complete guide to family information in Bridgend.

Here in Bridgend we have some of the most stunning coastline in south Wales. Beach and surf-loving families can get their fill at Rest Bay, which is surrounded by coast walks and places to picnic. There are also the amazing Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes, where you can tire the little ones out with steep climbs and sledding. But what services are available to your family, and how can you find out about them?

If you need family information in Bridgend, we’ll point you in the right direction on these pages.

Family Information Service Bridgend

Bridgend Family Information Service

Childcare / Information / Money / Parenting / Things to Do

Family Information Service Bridgend (FIS) is a free, confidential and impartial service offering information, advice and guidance on different services relating to children, young people and their families.

Flying Start Bridgend

Bridgend Flying Start

Childcare / Health and well-being / Parenting Support / Speech, Language and Communication Support

Flying Start is a Welsh Government programme which aims to make a difference to the life chances of children aged under four and give them a ‘flying start’.

Families First Bridgend

Bridgend Families First

Employment / Disability / Early Years / Health / Education /Emotional & Mental Health

Families First provides basic and additional needs support to families with children, living within Bridgend County.

Help is provided around six key areas: Family Learning & Engagement, Parenting Support, Childcare, Family Support, Physical and Emotional Wellbeing, and Disability Support

Supporting People Bridgend

Bridgend Supporting People Programme

Additional Needs / Disability / Health and Well-being / Homelessness / Housing

If you live in Bridgend and are aged over 16 years old and are struggling to keep your home, at risk of losing your job, need to move or need help managing your finances – the Supporting People Team could offer you support.