If you live in Brecon, Builth Wells, Llandrindod Wells, Machynlleth, Welshpool, or anywhere else in the county of Powys, 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 Powys (Family Information Service, 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 Powys 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)
Powys County Council (01597 826000)
Powys Family Information Service (0300 111 0234)
Childcare / Information / Money / Parenting / Things To Do
Powys Family Information Service provide free and impartial information, advice and signposting to children, young people, families and professionals about childcare and a range of other services. You can reach them by phone, email, visit them at an outreach session or search their website.
Childcare / Health and Well-being / Parenting Support / Speech, Language and Communication Support
Flying Start is the Welsh Government targeted Early Years programme for families with children under 4 years of age in certain areas of Wales.
Disability / Early Years / Health / Education / Emotional & Mental Health
Better health, wellbeing and employment for low-income families living in Powys.
Additional Needs / Disability / Health and Well-being / Homelessness / Housing
The Supporting People Programme can help you if you have recently been homeless or are at risk of homelessness or social isolation to live your life in a way that makes you feel secure and independent.
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