Flintshire Flying Start

Last updated: December 8, 2015

About Flintshire Flying Start

Flying Start is a programme from the Welsh Government to help families with children under 4 years of age in certain areas of Flintshire.  The aim is to support parents with children under 4 to help them give their child the best possible start in life.

The core services provided are:

  • Part-funded half day childcare for 2-3 year olds
  • Intensive health visiting
  • Parenting support
  • Language & play / number & play support for parents & children

Flying Start have 4 bases in Flintshire. The main office details can be found on the right hand side. Contact details of the other three bases are:

Flying Start Centre
c/o Gwynedd School
Prince of Wales Avenue
CH6 5DL   Tel :01352 792700

Flying Start
Greenfield Business Centre
Greenfield Road
CH8 7GR   Tel: 01352 703084

Flying Start Centre
Linden Avenue
Connahs Quay
CH5 4SN   Tel: 01352 701960

Who is this for?

The programme is run in Higher Shotton, Bagillt, Holway, Sandycroft, Garden City, Connah’s Quay’s Central, Bryn Gwalia in Mold, Flint and Holywell Central, Greenfield, Queensferry, Mancot and Connah’s Quay’s Golftyn.

If you’re not eligible for Flying Start, there may be other services available to you. Please contact FIS Flintshire to find out more.

Works with

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

Flintshire Flying Start

01244 823234


Aston Family Centre,
Larch Avenue,
Higher Shotton,

Office Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
Answer phone service available
Answer phone service available

Other Flintshire Services

Family Information Service Flintshire

Childcare / Information / Money / Parenting / Things To Do

Family Information Service Flintshire provide free and impartial information, advice and guidance to families (and those working with families) on a range of topics and in various formats. Topics they can help with include health, education, leisure, finance and registered childcare.

Flintshire Flying Start

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

Flying Start offers eligible parents free quality childcare for two to three year-olds, parenting support, an enhanced health visitor service and help for early language development.

Flintshire Families First

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

Better health and wellbeing, education and employment for low-income families living in Flintshire.

Flintshire Supporting People Programme

Additional Needs / Disability / Health and Well-being / Homelessness / Housing / Substance Misuse / Ex-offenders


Supporting People is a Welsh Government programme that provides housing related support to anyone over the age of 16 who may be at risk of becoming homeless.