If you live in Cardiff, Tongwynlais, Pentyrch, Creigiau, or anywhere else in the county of Cardiff, this is your page to find information for your family.
Here you will find everything from essential contacts to the latest news, the key local services for families in Cardiff (Family Information Service, Communities First, Families First, Flying Start, and Supporting People) and, if you scroll right down, loads of links to local info and useful things such as money, health, housing, things to do and much more.
So if you’re a parent or carer or have responsibility for a ildild, live in Cardiff and want some information, we’ll point you in the right direction on this page.
Please see links for call charges.
NHS Direct Wales (0845 46 47)
National Debtline (0808 808 4000)
Live Fear Free Helpline (0808 80 10 800)
Meic Cymru (0808 80 23456) (Text: 84001)
Cardiff County Council (029 2087 2087)
Cardiff Family Information Service (029 2035 1700)
Childcare / Information / Money / Parenting / Things to Do
Family Information Service Cardiff is the first point of contact for advice and information on local services for families and carers.
Adult education/ Employment / Health and Well-being / Money
Communities First Cardiff works to support communities. Communities First teams work with local community groups and individuals, schools, businesses and anyone else who can help in any way to create positive change in their area.
Childcare / Health and well-being / Parenting Support / Speech, Language and Communication Support
Flying Start Cardiff supports parents by providing health advice, learning skills support and practical ideas to help you guide your children towards a brighter future. Children up to 3 years and 11 months may be eligible.
Employment / Education / Health and Well-being / Money / Parenting / Families First Freephone / Helpline / Information / Signposting
The Families First Freephone service provides an access point to the Families First programme in Cardiff for families and professionals. Families First helps families that need some extra help or support.
Additional Needs / Disability / Health and Well-being / Homelessness / Housing
Cardiff’s Housing Options Service can help you if you are at risk of losing your home, or if you are homeless now and either sleeping rough or relying on friends for a bed for the night.
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