Information for Families in Flintshire

Welcome to FamilyPoint Flintshire – your complete guide to family information in Flintshire.

If you live in Broughton, Connah’s Quay, Holywell, Mold or anywhere else in the county of Flintshire, 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 Flintshire (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 child, live in Flintshire and want some information, we’ll point you in the right direction on this page.

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Essential Contacts

Please see links for call charges.

Dewis

Foodbank

101 – police non-emergency

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)

Flintshire County Council (8:30am – 5:00pm: 01352 752 121) or (emergency only: 0845 373 3665)

Flintshire Family Information Service (01244 547017)

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Local key services

Family Information Service Flintshire

For help with:

Childcare / Information / Money / Parenting / Things To Do

Family Information Service Flintshire provide free and impartial information, advice and guidance to families (and those working with families) on a range of topics and in various formats. Topics they can help with include health, education, leisure, finance and registered childcare.

Flintshire Communities First

For help with:

Adult Education/ Employment / Health and Well-being / Money

Flintshire Communities First works to support communities creating positive change in their area. The main focus of Communities First is tackling poverty, inequalities and issues that lead to poverty.

Flintshire Flying Start

For help with:

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

Flying Start offers eligible parents free quality childcare for two to three year-olds, parenting support, an enhanced health visitor service and help for early language development.

Flintshire Families First

For help with:

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

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

Flintshire Supporting People Programme

For help with:

Additional Needs / Disability / Health and Well-being / Homelessness / Housing / Substance Misuse / Ex-offenders

 

Supporting People is a Welsh Government programme that provides housing related support to anyone over the age of 16 who may be at risk of becoming homeless.

Local area

Local Information & useful links

Money

 

Health & Well-being

 

Parenting & Family Advice

Childcare

Education & Schools

 

Housing

  • Flintshire County Council Housing
    Advice regarding housing, including applying for a council house, home improvement loan schemes, council housing contacts and affordable housing.
  • Flintshire Housing
    Information about rented and affordable accommodation in the Flintshire area. Also offers landlords the opportunity to advertise their properties, provides information about required accommodation standards, accreditation options and other issues.
  • Clwyd Alyn Housing Association
    How to apply for housing in Wrexham, Denbighshire and Powys, as well as info on Single Housing Registers in Conwy & Flintshire.
  • Flintshire Local Voluntary Council – Housing Benefits
    Advice and guidance on all matters relating to housing benefit and council tax benefit. They have a Benefits Take Up Officer and Visiting Officers who are able to provide assistance in making claims for housing and council tax benefit.

Additional Needs & Disability

Local Activities & Events

  • Kidsguide: Places To Go & Days Out
    Kidsguide is crammed with all the really useful local information you usually only find out by talking to other parents. No need to miss out or spend hours trawling the internet. From bump to teenager, all you need to know is there.
  • Flintshire Council – Events Calendar
    Links to events throughout the year, including contact details.
  • Visit Flintshire
    Flintshire is a unique place – find out more about castles and heritage, culture and countryside, where to stay and lots more.
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