Torfaen Flying Start

Last updated: June 29, 2017

About Torfaen Flying Start

Flying Start is for families with children under 4 years of age and is available to families living in specific postcodes in Torfaen.

The programme helps parents to give their children a Flying Start in life

This includes:

  • Free quality, part-time childcare for 2-3 year olds
  • An enhanced Midwifery and Health Visiting service
  • Access to Parenting Programmes
  • Early Language Development

This programme is for families with children under 4, living in the areas in which it runs.

Who is this for?

The Flying Start areas in Torfaen currently include certain postcodes within the following areas:

  • Blaenavon
  • Garndiffaith
  • Pontnewynydd
  • Trevethin, Penygarn and St Cadocs
  • Cwmynyscoy
  • Thornhill
  • St Dials
  • Fairwater
  • Greenmeadow
  • Northville

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

Works with

Health and Well-being / Parenting Support / Early Talking / Childcare

Torfaen Flying Start

01495 742100

0800 0196330 (FIS Freephone)

Families First & Flying Start available on FIS Tel No.

Penygarn ICC
Penygarn Community Primary School

Office Hours

8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 4:30pm

Other Torfaen Services

Torfaen Family Information Service

Childcare / Information / Youth Information / Parenting / Play /Things To Do / Specialist support services / Help with childcare costs

Torfaen Family Information Service offers free, impartial information on services and activities for children, young people and families, including parents-to-be, in Blaenavon, Pontypool and Cwmbran.

Torfaen Flying Start

Health and Well-being / Parenting Support / Early Talking / Childcare

The programme is funded by the Welsh Government and is for families with children under 4 years of age in certain areas within Torfaen.

Torfaen Families First

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

Families First Torfaen offers a range of support services to assist families that need support.

Torfaen Supporting People Programme

Housing Related Support / Homelessness /Promoting Independence/Sustaining your Tenancy

Torfaen Supporting People team can support you to live independently and prevent you from becoming homeless.

We can help you get the skills and knowledge you need to manage your own home, remain in your accommodation and feel part of your community.

Our housing-related support services are free of charge.