If you live in Caerleon, Duffryn, Malpas, Newport, Rogerstone, or anywhere else in the county of Newport, 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 Newport (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 Newport and want some information, we’ll point you in the right direction on this page.
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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)
Newport City Council (01633 656656)
Newport Family Information Service (0800 328 8483)
Childcare / Information / Money / Parenting / Things To Do
Newport FIS offer a bespoke information service for parents carers and professionals working with children aged 0-19yrs. If you live or work in Newport and are looking for childcare, information about early years education, activities for your children, financial or parenting support, Newport Family Information Service (FIS) is here to help.
Adult Education / Employment / Health / Wellbeing / Money
Communities First aims to narrow the gaps in education, skills, economy and health. We do this through programmes focusing on health, education and prosperity.
Childcare / Health and Well-being / Parenting Support / Speech, Language and Communication Support
If you live in a Flying Start area and have a child under 4, Flying Start will support your family to give your child the best start in life. We offer many services under one roof to help your child prepare for school and succeed in the long term, as well as funded part-time childcare for 2-3 year olds.
Employment / Disability / Early Years / Health / Education / Emotional & Mental Health
Newport Families First supports families, particularly those on low incomes, with a clear emphasis on prevention and early intervention. Many agencies work together to help the whole family.
Newport FIS: Choosing Childcare
See the range of childcare options available to you.
Newport Council: Clubs and Playschemes
A list of local clubs and playschemes available during certain school holidays.
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