Swansea Families First

Last updated: September 19, 2017

About Swansea Families First

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 from the council, charities and other organisations.

The way Families First is organised in Swansea is currently under review but you’re most likely to encounter the things Families First do through the Team Around The Family.

They’re based in the council and their contact details are the ones provided.

The Families First programme is funded by the Welsh Government to help families who are facing difficulties.

Who is this for?

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

Works with

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

Swansea Families First

Sue Peraj (TAF Manager)

01792 635400 (TAF)


Office address (from 17 July 2017):
Alexandra House
1, Alexandra Road

Postal address:
Early Intervention Service
c/o Civic Centre
Oystermouth Road

Office Hours

9:00am – 5:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm

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