Powys Families First

Last updated: July 19, 2017

About Powys Families First

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

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

You’re likely to first encounter Families First through what’s called the Team Around the Family (TAF) and the Family Information Service.

This leaflet explains concisely what TAF do.

Who is this for?

Families who require additional help and support for children and young people (Pre-birth up to age 25 years) who live in the county of Powys.

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

Works with

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

Powys Families First

Team Around The Family (TAF) – 01597 826246


TAF Co-ordination Team
Powys County Council,
County Hall,
Llandrindod Wells,

Office Hours

9:00am - 5:00pm
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9:00am - 5:00pm
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9:00am - 5:00pm

Other Powys Services

Powys Family Information Service

Childcare / Information / Money / Parenting / Things To Do

Powys Family Information Service provide free and impartial information, advice and signposting to children, young people, families and professionals about childcare and a range of other services. You can reach them by phone, email, visit them at an outreach session or search their website.

Powys Flying Start

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

Flying Start is the Welsh Government targeted Early Years programme for families with children under 4 years of age in certain areas of Wales.

Powys Families First

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

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

Powys Supporting People Programme

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

The Supporting People Programme can help you if you have recently been homeless or are at risk of homelessness or social isolation to live your life in a way that makes you feel secure and independent.