Newport Families First

Last updated: January 20, 2016

About Newport Families First

Families First Newport provides support to families with children who are facing difficulties, especially to those with low-incomes.

Families First provides different types of support to the whole family depending on what your needs are. They do this through projects, activities and training that is organised by parts of the council, charities and other organisations.

The projects that are currently funded by the Families First programme in Newport are grouped in six strands:

Children & Young People
Family Skills
Family Wellbeing
Confident & Nurturing Families

If you think you could benefit from the services that Families First Newport offers, please see the Team Around the Family Newport website or email or ring 01633 851782

Who is this for?

Families First in Newport supports families, children and young people up to 25 years living in the City of Newport.

If you’re not eligible for Families First, there may be other services that are available to you. Please contact Newport FIS to find out.

Works with

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

Newport Families First

01633 851782

Office Hours

9:00am - 5:00pm
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