If you live in Barry, Cowbridge, Llantwit Major, Ogmore by Sea, Penarth, or anywhere else in the Vale of Glamorgan 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 the Vale of Glamorgan (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 the Vale of Glamorgan 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)
Vale of Glamorgan County Council (01446 700111)
Vale of Glamorgan Family Information Service (01446 704 704)
Childcare / Parenting / Things To Do / Additional Needs / Information
The Vale Family Information Service is your first point of contact for advice and information on childcare, activities and services for children and families, and family support services in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Employment / Disability / Early Years / Health / Education / Emotional & Mental Health
To help you and your child(ren) overcome difficulties and achieve agreed goals through the help of support agencies.
Childcare / Health and Well-being / Parenting Support / Speech, Language and Communication Support
Flying Start is a Welsh Government programme supporting families to give children a better start in life.
Homelessness/ Housing Support / Family Support / Health and Well-being / Mental Health /Domestic Abuse
The Supporting People Programme provides housing related support to help people maintain their tenancy and live independently. They aim to prevent people from becoming homeless by giving housing related support to those who are at risk of becoming homeless or who have previously been homeless.
The Supporting People Programme works with other services that offer care, support, mediation and advice to help you get the support you need.
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