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"Get Into" Programme - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith If you’re not in work, education or training and live in the UK, we can give you the chance to gain work experience and receive training in a specific sector through our Get into programme. We'll also focus on your employability skills to help you move into a job after the course. With...

1 Voice - Communicating Together - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

1Voice takes a family and social perspective on communication and recognises the great need for adult role models to inspire children and families alike. 1Voice promotes families supporting each other to overcome the isolation that being unable to speak can bring. Network and support for...

10 Steps to a Healthy Weight - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith In Wales, 1 in 4 children are overweight or obese by the time they start school. Children who are overweight or obese at this age are more likely to be overweight as a teenager and adult. This can cause health problems like asthma, low self esteem and diabetes. To help your child be a healthy...

2 Wish Upon A Star - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The aims of 2 Wish Upon a Star are to raise funds to improve bereavement services in Wales. Our emphasis will be on bereavement support for parents after losing their child suddenly and traumatically. We offer immediate support, counselling, play therapy, memory boxes and support groups.

3 H Fund (Helping Hands For Holidays) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

3H Fund is a charity that makes it possible for disabled people, children and adults, to have memorable and fulfilling holidays. Not only are we able to give the disabled person a chance to have a unique and enjoyable experience, the carer or family of that person also gets a break from the...

AAFDA (Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We help families get victims’ voices heard. Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse (AAFDA) was founded by Frank Mullane in memory of his sister. We specialise in guiding families through Inquiries including Domestic Homicide Reviews and Mental Health Reviews, and we assist with and represent on...

Achievement for All - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Achievement For All service includes: - Inclusion Service - Complex Needs Assessment and Liaison Service - Statutory Assessment Team - Management of Statements of Special Educational Needs (SEN), including SEN transport - Management and co-ordination of the difficult to engage pupils...

Action for M.E. - Children and Young People - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) is a long-term (chronic), fluctuating, neurological condition that affects an estimated 250,000 people in the UK, including around 21,000 children and young people. We provide a helpline for support and information for children and young people. We offer a free...

ADDers - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our objective is to promote awareness to ADD, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), Asperger's and to provide information and as much free practical help as we can to those affected by the condition, both adults and children and their families.

ADHD Cardiff - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Providing help and support by offering advice to families and children with ADHD, raising awareness of ADHD and campaigning better services for children with ADHD. We are a ‘small unincorporated charity’ set up to support parents and carers of children in the process of being diagnosed or...

Adoption Register Wales - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Wales Adoption Register is the national statutory linking and family-finding register hosted by the National Adoption Service for Wales for the Welsh Government. It provides a unique service to support Welsh adoption agencies in their family-finding for children and prospective adopters. ...

Adoption UK Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Support for adoptive families at all stages in their adoption journey. If you live in Wales and are an adoptive parent or thinking about adoption or you support an adoptive family contact our dedicated office. They will put you in touch with your local adoption community co-ordinator and they...

Afasic - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Afasic is the only charity representing children and young people who have difficulties talking and or understanding their home language; we offer support information and advice to their parents and carers and run monthly parent support groups. We have dedicated Family Support Workers supporting ...

Al-Anon Family Groups - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Al-Anon is a worldwide resource for families and friends of problem drinkers. There are over 800 Al-Anon and Al-Ateen groups in the UK where those who are or have been affected by someone else's drinking meet together to gain understanding and support in order to solve their common problems. We...

Alateen - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon. Alateen is confidential and anonymous. Members share ideas and experience in order to gain a better understanding of alcoholism. Please ring for further information, or to be put in contact with nearest group.

Allergy Uk - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Allergy UK is the leading national charity providing support, advice and information for those living with allergic disease. Allergy Uk is a national medical charity established to represent the views and needs of people with allergy, food intolerance and chemical sensitivity. They can provide...

Anorexia And Bulimia Care Abc - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

ABC is national UK eating disorders organisation with over 25 years of experience. We are passionate about people and recovery. We provide on-going care, emotional support and practical guidance for anyone affected by eating disorders, those struggling personally and parents, families and...

Anti-Bullying Alliance - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Based at National Children's Bureau, The Anti-Bullying Alliance has a website bringing current information, resources and advice on bullying into one place. We are a unique coalition of organisations and individuals, working together to achieve our vision to: stop bullying and create safer...

Anxiety Care UK - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Anxiety Care UK community organisation run by trained volunteer Recovery Support Workers. We provide a variety of services, helping people to recover from anxiety. We hope that through our Recovery Groups, Workshops, Email, Counselling, E-Counselling and Outreach Services, together with a range...

AP Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

AP Cymru provide a peer support outreach service for families going through the autism diagnostic process, and the crucial months which follow, by pooling together our lived experience to provide a warm, friendly, and accessible service. The majority of our staff are autistic and are parents to...

Apni - The Association For Post-Natal Illness Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Association for Post-Natal Illness is the leading organisation in its field. It is a Registered Charity (No. 280510) and it was established in 1979 to: – Provide support to mothers suffering from post-natal illness – Increase public awareness of the illness – Encourage research into its...

Army Families Federation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Army Families Federation (AFF) is the independent voice of Army families and works hard to improve the quality of life for Army families around the world – on any aspect that is affected by the Army lifestyle. AFF is independent of the Army and offers confidential advice. We will deal with...

Assisted Places Scheme (Families First) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Scheme is directed by the Early Years Development & Childcare Partnership (EYDCP) in the Vale of Glamorgan Council. Funding is available to support pre-school children with a disability/additional learning need or in need of socialisation: and children aged 4-11yrs with a disability and/or...

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (ABM) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Trained breastfeeding counsellors are available at: The ABM Breastfeeding Helpline number is located below. Our volunteers are happy to talk to mums, partners, families – anyone who has a question or concern about breastfeeding. Both helplines are open every day of the year.

Atal y Fro - Domestic Violence and Abuse Services - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Atal y Fro is a unique organisation dedicated to the elimination of domestic abuse, providing a complete 'wrap around' package for the whole family. It has become increasingly clear that if we are to break the cycle of domestic violence we need to focus on prevention. This means tackling it...

AVP Wales (Building better relationships) - information Pack for organisations - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our Information pack provides more detail about our workshops, who they are aimed at, how they work and how to access them. We are a small charity, based in Wales, with local teams in North and South Wales. For more information please contact us at info@avpwales.org.uk

Bags of Hope UK - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Bags of Hope UK is a registered charity (registration number: 1179378) which aims to improve the experiences of children and young people in the care system. We recognise the difficulties that children and young people face throughout their time in care, and we want to help make this a better...

Barnardo's – Child sexual exploitation service (CSE) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Barnardo’s is the largest provider of child sexual exploitation (CSE) support in the UK. We have worked with sexually exploited children and young people for more than 20 years, and have specialist services in over 40 locations. Our vision is that no child should be affected by sexual...

Barnardo's Vale of Glamorgan School and Community Based Counselling Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Our Vale of Glamorgan School and Community Based Counselling Service provides counselling to young people aged 10-19 years old. Counselling is a type of talking therapy, where the young person can meet with a qualified Counsellor to explore their thoughts and feelings and to develop ways of...

Barry Milk Mates - Breast Feeding Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Small Donations appreciated Breastfeeding social support group. We are a friendly, informal group, providing mother to mother peer support and advice. We also have support provided from a local health visitor and we provide antenatal feeding information. Older siblings are welcome and an area is ...

BASIS - Baby Sleep Information Source - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The aim of Basis is to provide online access to up-to-date research based evidence about normal infant sleep and infant sleep safety, in forms that are accessible to parents and health practitioners, supported by references to research relevant to families in the UK.

Beautifully Blooming - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

My name is Danielle and I am a birth and postnatal Doula based in the Vale of Glamorgan but also cover areas of Cardiff and Bridgend. My services include one to one antenatal preparation, postnatal support and pregnancy meet up groups. As your Doula, my role is to listen to you and find out...

Best Beginnings - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Best Beginnings is a charity committed to giving every baby the healthiest possible start in life. Best Beginnings works collaboratively to develop and disseminate quality-assured educational content and tools to support the transition to parenthood during pregnancy and the early stages of...

Bibic (British Institute For Brain Injured Children) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Bibic is a national charity and exists to maximise the potential of children and young people with conditions affecting their social, communication, sensory, motor and learning abilities. To give brain injured children the opportunity to develop to their full potential and support their families ...

Birth Bloom Pregnancy Relaxation and Birth Preparation Classes - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Hi I’m Clare and I teach hypnobirthing and pregnancy relaxation classes in The Vale of Glamorgan. The birth preparation classes cover information on the physiology of birth, the mind body connection, breathing and relaxation, birth preferences, the role of the birth partner, changes to your...

Birth Trauma Association - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Birth Trauma Association (BTA) was established in 2004 to support women suffering from Post Natal Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or birth trauma.

Bizmums - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

You’re not alone...BizMums is a supportive community of self-employed mums just like you who inspire and motivate each other. You can access help and support in our online community and network with other women in business all across the UK. You can learn new skills and access resources in the...

Bobath Childrens Therapy Centre - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales is a specialist therapy centre and registered charity. We provide individually tailored therapy for children who have cerebral palsy and other allied neurological conditions. Our aim is to improve the quality of life for children so that they can...

Body & Soul: Life Love And Hiv - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Body & Soul is an innovative charity that uses a comprehensive, community-based and trauma informed approach to address the life-threatening effects of childhood adversity in people of all ages. In 1996 Body & Soul was established to address the gap in HIV services that provided targeted support ...

Both Parents Matter - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We help parents and grandparents with child contact problems following divorce or separation. We hold face to face support meetings all over Wales. At the meetings we provide guided peer-led emotional support as well as the opportunity to obtain FREE one to one legal advice from a Family...

British Deaf Association (BDA) Wales - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The BDA exists to ensure that deaf people using sign language have the same rights and entitlements as any other citizen. Promotes the interests of deaf people both locally and nationally; monitoring current research and developments in health, education and welfare.

British Dyslexia Association - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our vision is of a dyslexia friendly society that will enable all dyslexic people to reach their potential. Helpline available.

British Gas Energy Trust - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The British Gas Energy Trust, incorporating the Scottish Gas Energy Trust, is an independent charitable Trust funded solely from donations from British Gas. The Trust contributes to the relief of poverty, with a particular focus on fuel poverty. The Trust helps families and individuals...

British Nutrition Foundation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

British Nutrition Foundation provides information on nutrition and healthy eating for all ages and stages. Our core purpose is to make nutrition science accessible to all. Often in collaboration with others, we do this through the interpretation, translation and communication of often complex...

British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) is the UK’s leading abortion care service. We offer medical (abortion pill) and surgical abortion treatment to just under 24 weeks gestation. We offer Vasectomy at some of our clinics. 96% of our abortion treatments are funded by the NHS but you can...

British Stammering Association Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The British Stammering Association (BSA) initiates and supports research into stammering; identifies and promotes effective therapies; offers support for all whose lives are affected by stammering and promotes awareness of stammering. Lots of information for all ages (much of it available in a...

Brittle Bone Society - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We offer help, advice and information to people affected by Osteogenesis Imperfecta. (Brittle Bones)

BulliesOut - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

To provide help, support and information to individuals, schools, youth and community settings affected by bullying. To enable us to achieve this aim, we provide the following activities: Online Mentors, Peer Mentor Training, Playground Pals Training, Interactive Workshops, Training for...

Buttle Uk - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Buttle UK is named after Reverend Frank Buttle, a remarkable man whose hard work and personal sacrifice helped to establish our grant programmes, which have been helping children and young people in need across the UK since 1953. Buttle UK is a charity dedicated to helping children and young...

Buy Wise Be Safe - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Buy Wise Be Safe offers; •Essential advice on making an informed purchase of appropriate equipment for the under 5’s and promotes its safe use. •It also fills an important gap in education and support made available to prospective parents and carers who need advice about what to look for BEFORE...

Cafcass Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We provide expert child-focused advice and support, safeguard children and make sure their voices are heard in family courts across Wales so that decisions are made in their best interests. We may only become involved in a family law case when required by the court. We are not a legal service...

Cancer Research Uk - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Cancer Research UK will work alone and in partnership with others to achieve the following objectives: - to carry out world-class research into the biology and causes of cancer; - to develop effective treatments and improve the quality of life for cancer patients; - to reduce the number of...

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is the UK charity that supports those affected by conditions that can cause young sudden cardiac death (YSCD). CRY provides bereavement support for affected families and supports young people diagnosed with life-threatening cardiac conditions through the my heart...

Cardiff and Newport Sands Charity (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We support anyone who has suffered the death of a baby, either before during or shortly after birth. We hold a monthly support group at St.David's hospital, Cowbridge Rd East, Canton, Cardiff 7pm -9.00pm on the last Thursday of every month

Cardiff and the Vale Branch of the National Autistic Society - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Cardiff and the Vale NAS Branch is a self funded parent/carer – led voluntary support group who meet regularly to exchange information, advice and support in a sociable and friendly atmosphere. We have monthly coffee mornings in both Cardiff and Barry, and regularly run workshops and keynote...

Cardiff and the Vale Parents Federation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We offer an information signposting service and host an extensive database of contacts and information of specific interest to carers of people with a learning disability. We support families by holding information events, workshops social activities and training events. We also hold informal...

Cardiff and Vale Tutors - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan based tuition agency. Our blogs offer advice on education linked topics. We provide quality one to one tuition and online tuition.

Cardiff YMCA Young Carers 'Time 4 Me' Project - Vale of Glamorgan - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Young carers project providing group respite activities, 1-2-1 support and advocacy

Carers Information and Support Programme (CrISP) (South East Wales) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. The Carer Information and Support Programme (CrISP), is part of the information and advisory pathway offered by Alzheimer's Society to support...

Carers Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. The group gives people currently caring for a person with dementia the opportunity to meet others who understand some of...

Caudwell Children - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Caudwell Children provide family support services, equipment, treatment and therapies for disabled children and their families across the UK. The charity is able to provide funding towards equipment such as specialised tricycles, specialised buggies, specialised car seats, wheelchairs and...

Cerebra - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Cerebra is a unique charity set up to help improve the lives of children with brain related conditions through research, education and directly supporting the children and carers. Living with neurological conditions can make life very hard, not just for the child, but for their family too. We...

Cerebral Palsy Guidance - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Our goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance. We cover cerebral palsy...

Challenging Behaviour Support CIC - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Challenging Behaviour Support CIC (CBS) is a parent led group, set up in 2014 for parents/carers that are struggling with their child's behaviour. CBS support parents of children with additional needs of any kind e.g. ADHD, ASD, ODD, SPD, Dyslexia etc with or without a diagnosis. The services...

Change 4 Life Wales - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Change 4 Life Wales encourages everyone to get involved and adopt healthier habits. An ambitious new advertising campaign that will help families eat well, move more and live longer will hit television screens, billboards, public transport and newspapers in March 2010. The aim of the campaign is ...

Changing Faces - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Changing Faces is the UK’s leading charity for the 1.3 million people in the UK with a visible difference: a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different. We provide advice, support and psychosocial services to children, young people and adults. We challenge discrimination and we...

Charis - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Charis works across a wide variety of sectors supporting our clients to effectively manage their charitable funds. Our passion for providing maximum benefit to both our clients and their beneficiaries means we constantly strive for new ways to make a positive impact. We take a creative and...

CHICKS Charity - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

CHICKS is a registered charity which provides FREE five day respite breaks for children aged between 8 and 15 years old who are living in difficult or deprived conditions and will not of had an opportunity to have another break in that year. We believe every child has the right to make positive...

Child Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith At the child and adolescent mental health service, we provide a range of interventions and treatments which include consultation, psychiatric assessment, developmental assessment, family therapy, individual therapy, behavioural therapy, medication and group work.

Child Bereavement UK - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we train more than 9,000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families. In the UK, when ...

Child Brain Injury Trust - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Every 30 minutes, a child or young person will acquire a brain injury. This could be the result of an accident, an illness such as meningitis or encephalitis, a poisoning, a stroke or a brain tumour. A brain injury has a devastating and life-long impact on the child and their whole family. Bones ...

Child Health And Disability Team - Vale of Glamorgan - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are a specialist multi disciplinary team who believe that a child with a disability is a child first and should be encouraged and helped to access the same services and treatments as other children without disabilities. We also link in with the Specialist Health Visitor and Social Workers...

Child Maintenance Options - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

At Child Maintenance Options, we provide free impartial information and support to help parents make informed choices about child maintenance. The fact that we're impartial means we are here to help both parents, or anyone else with an interest in child maintenance and we aren't biased towards...

Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN) is the hub for those working with bereaved children, young people and their families across the UK. We underpin our members’ work with essential support and representation: bringing them together across localities, disciplines and sectors to improve...

Children and Families cymru ( St Giles Trust) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The overall aim of the project is to empower families to create positive futures for the children within their families we aim to break any cycles offending, poverty and unemployment. The project has 2 elements - firstly, we look at foundational issues such as homelessness, health, substance...

Children Today - Charitable Trust - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

At Children Today we are proud to help change the lives of children and young people with disabilities across the UK every day. Children Today Charitable Trust provides grants, usually of up to £1,000 for the purchase of specialist equipment, such as wheelchairs, walking frames, buggies,...

Circles Network Wales - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

"The Family Empowerment Project is a unique individualised service run by Circles Network across Wales that offers community based direct-support, educational packages and independent court appointed parenting assessments for parents with disabilities. Our specialist knowledge of working with...

Citizens Advice Cardiff and Vale - Disability Benefit For Children - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Do you care for a child aged up to 18 and want some help to claim or renew their disability benefits? - Has the need for care increased? - Are you getting all of the correct money? Do you want to check that you are receiving everything you are entitled to? Or have any other legal or money...

Citizens Advice Cardiff and Vale - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Citizens Advice Cardiff and Vale provides free, confidential and impartial advice to everybody, regardless of race, gender, sexuality, age, disability or religion. We provide advice on a broad range of issues to include debt, housing and welfare benefits. You can access our services at 119 Broad ...

Clearvision - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

ClearVision is a postal lending library of children’s books designed to be shared by visually impaired and sighted children and adults. Our books all have braille, print and pictures. This allows children with little or no sight to share books with their sighted friends and family, and adult...

Cleft Lip and Palate Association - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

CLAPA is a partnership between parents and health professionals. It provides support for new parents and for people with Cleft Lip and Palate and their families, from infancy through to adulthood.

Communities For Work - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Communities for work is a voluntary project, where we can offer 1-2-1 help, support and guidance on job search, CV's, application forms, interview skills and training. To be eligible you must live in a Communities First cluster , Long term unemployed, economically inactive or 16 - 24 years olds...

Compassion in Dying - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We can help you prepare for the end of life. How to talk about it, plan for it, and record your wishes. We can support you to plan for your treatment and care, in case a time comes when you can’t make decisions. This helps you get the support that’s right for you, when you need it. When what...

Contact Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Contact is a national charity that exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability. We provide information, advice and support. We bring families together so they can support each other. We campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to ...

Coram Family and Childcare - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Coram Family and Childcare promotes quality childcare which is affordable and accessible, and offers equal opportunities to all. It addresses childcare in the context both of children's interests and of their parents' training and employment needs. The National Childcare Campaign is a membership ...

CRAFT Programme - Community Reinforcement and Family Training - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We work with people who are experiencing difficulties with their loved one with alcohol and/or drug misuse. Our aim is to improve their wellbeing as sometimes they are over looked when a loved one is in crisis. We discuss what is going on at home as well as exploring the reasons and triggers...

Cruse Bereavement Care Cardiff and The Vale - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Cruse Bereavement Care Cardiff and The Vale offers the following:- Literature, advice and access to a free helpline 08088081677 Email support at helpline@cruse.org.uk Access to two websites www.cruse.org.uk (adults) www.hopegain.org.uk (children under 18) Information evenings are held on the...

Cry-sis Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Cry-sis runs a telephone helpline that offers advice and support to families of sleepless, excessively crying and demanding babies. Callers are referred to a trained volunteer who has had personal experience of crying or sleep problems within their own family.

Cygnet Programme (Families First) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Cygnet is a parenting support programme for parents and carers of children and young people aged between 5 - 18 years with an autistic spectrum condition. After a diagnosis parents and carers can have a lot of questions about autism and may feel isolated in managing their child's needs....

Cymru Versus Arthritis - Young People and Families Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith If you're a young person living with arthritis, you're not alone. Cymru Versus Arthritis is here for you. You can join our discussion forum [https://arthritiscareforum.org.uk/] and chat to other young people / parents who understand what it's like to live with arthritis. We also have a UK wide...

Dad Info - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Dad.info provides advice and support for fathers. It was established in 2008 as a new generation men’s lifestyle channel and the leading voice for Dads. At DAD.info we want to celebrate the changing role of Dads with engaging, helpful, practical, entertaining resources and content for every...

Deaf Education Through Listening And Talking (DELTA) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Deaf Education Through Listening and Talking (DELTA) is a charity that supports families with deaf babies, children, young people and the practitioners in Health and Education that work with them. We know that the vast majority of deaf children can learn to listen and talk. We believe that all...

Dear Albert Drug and Alcohol Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Dear Albert is a peer-led, Recovery focused social enterprise specialising in helping people resolve substance use issues. We have links with peer support fellowships such as Smart Recovery, ACT PR and 12 Steps. We work in close collaboration with statutory funded drug and alcohol agencies,...

Dementia Awareness Village Project - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Villages Project aims to make the villages of Cefn Cribwr, Kenfig Hill, Pyle, Cornelly and Maudlam dementia friendly, by raising awareness of the signs of dementia and how we can help. A free Dementia Friends session takes place once a month at the Library. The sessions last 45 minutes to an ...

Dyslexia Action Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Dyslexia Action Training and Professional Development is an accredited national training provider of courses designed and delivered to support professionals working with individuals with dyslexia and specific learning difficulties. Our training courses are designed to strengthen the expertise...

E.ON Energy Fund - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The E.ON Energy Fund has been set up to help the most vulnerable existing or previous customers of E.ON Energy, and who live in England, Scotland or Wales. The Fund can help pay current or final E.ON energy bill arrears. It can also help E.ON customers by providing replacement household items...

Earlybird and Earlybird Plus Parent Programme - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Is your child under 9? Do they have a diagnosis of Autism? Would you like help? The EarlyBird course or EarlyBird Plus course could be for you. The programme is run by local professionals who have experience and an understanding of Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Both programmes run for 3 hour...

EDAS - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith EDAS is the entry to drug and alcohol service for Cardiff and the Vale. We offer a comprehensive assessment for adults who want to address substance use problems, and refer on to treatment/support services, EDAS provides advice and information for individuals and family members. We are able to...

EDF Energy Trust - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Need advice on how to clear your debts and manage your money? The EDF Energy Trust provides charitable funds to assist individuals struggling with energy bills. The EDF Energy Trust is a registered charity operating since 2003, to help individuals and families in need, poverty, suffering and...

Emergency Out of Hours Social Work Service – Cardiff Council and the Vale of Glamorgan - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Emergency Duty Team (EDT) provides an emergency social work service for urgent situations which arise outside of normal office hours and cannot wait until the next working day for an assessment of the risk and provision of services. The service is available to the public and professionals...

Emoji's Project - Youth Wellbeing - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

• The project runs alongside school terms, 3 courses each year. • All staff are fully qualified youth workers who have a wealth of knowledge and experience to support young people’s emotional wellbeing. • The young people take part in a wide range of activities during their time on the project,...

Encephalitis Society - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Encephalitis Society is an international charity and the only resource of our kind in the world, dedicated to those affected by encephalitis, their families, carers and professionals involved in their care. Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain which can cause an acquired brain...

Enterprise Programme - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Our programme kicks off with a free information session in your local area, and we'll tell you how we can support you and, if you're still keen, we'll also invite you onto our four-day interactive workshop. You'll get to meet other like-minded people and have the chance to tap into an business...

ERIC - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Children's Bowel and Bladder Charity. ERIC is the only charity dedicated to the bowel and bladder health of all children and teenagers in the UK. Our vision is that every child and teenager with a bowel or bladder condition can access support and live free from embarrassment, shame, isolation...

Eric Education And Resources For Improving Childhood Continence - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

ERIC is the only charity dedicated to the bowel and bladder health of all children and teenagers in the UK. We offer the following services: - A helpline service for families to talk to an expertly trained childhood continence advisor. - A website with information on potty training, childhood...

Every Child Wales - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Every child in Wales has the right to the very best start in life and to help them along the way, Public Health Wales has launched Every Child Wales. This website is full of ideas to help you give your child a healthy and happy future. We’ve created these 10 Steps to help families in Wales bring ...

F.A.S.T (First Aid Supplies And Training) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

First Aid Supplies and Training/F.A.S.T provides a professional First aid Service. With 36 years of training and 45 years of experience dealing with casualties. We train 7 days a week/evenings. We offer a reliable, appropriate and professional service, using up to date training aids at...

Families against stress and trauma - FAST - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

FAST was established in 2007 and is a UK-based organisation providing support to vulnerable families and individuals. We are publicly funded and receive campaigning support from a range of sources including the Home Office. All our services are totally free of charge and we treat everyone with...

Families First Advice Line - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Advice Line offers a personal service aimed at listening and assessing the needs of each family. The Advice Line provides advice to the family that will enable them to resolve their concern independently, or will assist the family in identifying services and will support the family to be...

Families First FACT Project - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

FACT (Families Achieving Change Together) is an early intervention and preventative service using the “Team Around The Family” model. We help, Children, Young People (aged 0-18) and their Families, who may benefit from additional support to overcome difficulties and make positive changes. We...

Families First Vale Life Skills - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Interventions are offered on a 121 basis, usually engaging with the young person after school or early evening, involving creative activities, access to community based provision and emotional literacy interventions. Person centred planning underpins all of the Life Skills work, with the young...

Families Together Wales - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Families Together Wales provides support to families throughout Wales that may be experiencing mental health, domestic abuse, complex needs and poverty. We aim to work with the whole family to provide tailored support. These issues can have a huge impact on the stability of family life, and will ...

Family Action - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country. We have been building stronger families since 1869, and today work with over 45,000 families through over 135...

Family Fund - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. Last year, we provided 88,407 grants and services worth over £33 million to families across the UK. We believe that all families raising disabled or...

Family Holiday Association - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The only national charity dedicated to providing seaside breaks and day trips for families struggling with some of the toughest challenges life can bring. Thousands of families are excluded from holiday opportunities due to difficult circumstances such as poverty, recent trauma, disability,...

Family Links - Parent Group Leader Training - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our 4-day Parent Group Leader training enables practitioners to deliver 10-week groups for parents that result in improvements in their children’s behaviour and family life, reduction in conduct problems and hyperactivity, improving mental health outcomes for both children and their parents, a...

Family Lives - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Family Lives is a charity that supports any family member with all aspects of family life including parenting. They can offer advice for mental health, self harm and a range of other issues which impact young people such as depression, body image and peer pressure. They can be contacted via the...

Family Planning Association - FPA - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

FPA is a sexual health charity. We give straightforward information, advice and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK. Our website has details of your nearest sexual health clinic giving advice on sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment and free...

Family Rights Group - keeping children safe in their families - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Family Rights Group is a charity that works with parents whose children are in need, at risk or are in the care system and with wider family who are raising children unable to remain at home. We advise parents, grandparents, other relatives and friends about their rights and options when social...

FamilyPoint Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith FamilyPoint is: • An independent advocacy support helpline for families in Wales • A platform for family voice and peer support • A national family magazine with Welsh focused content • Easily accessible and navigable via website, social media, helpline We engage with families across Wales,...

FareShare - Food Distribution - Castleland Community Centre - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We operate a FoodShare in conjunction with Tesco and now Greggs, to provide Free Food to anyone who wants it. The idea is to make sure no food goes to waste, so with that in mind everyone is welcome. For more information on how FareShare is helping overcome food wastage and help people around...

Fledglings - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

A not-for-profit (mainly voluntary) organisation which helps parents and carers of children with special needs of any kind to find solutions to practical problems. Offer a free service to locate and supply toys, clothes, developmental aids, etc. adapted for children with special needs. Also...

Flying Start - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We provide a variety of services to support parents to enable every child to have a flying start in life. This includes: - Free childcare in a choice of settings for children from the term after their second birthday to the term after their third birthday 2.5 hours per day 39 weeks per year. - ...

Follow your Dreams - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are a UK charity that supports children with learning disabilities, some with life-limiting medical or severe developmental conditions. Follow Your Dreams inspire the ambitions of children and young people by delivering enjoyable methods of learning and play. We focus on their abilities and...

Forgotten Families - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

In Association with Putting Families First. Forgotten Families is a peer support group, all about helping our family, friends and ourselves through difficult times both past and present with the support of people who are having similar experiences. One on one is available if requested and...

Fostering - Merthyr Tydfil - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Our foster carers make a world of difference in the lives of local children and young people. To find out more, please get in touch for an informal chat, or request a copy of our free information pack.

Fostering Network - Fosterline Wales - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Fostering Network is the UK’s leading fostering charity. We are the essential network for fostering, bringing together everyone who is involved in the lives of fostered children. We champion fostering and seek to create vital change so that foster care is the very best it can be. You may be...

Free Divorce, Separation '; Family Law Information and Advice - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Oratto provides free information on divorce and separation. Our website is a comprehensive and useful resource of information, guides and tools for anyone facing a divorce, a separation or family break-up. Our information pages cover a wide variety of issues, such as the stages of divorce,...

Fuzzy Thinkers - Learning Coach ; Mindfulness Teacher - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith A Learning Coach and Mindfulness Teacher, who has been teaching in English and Welsh medium schools for seven years. As a result of my own dyslexia, I have a natural wholehearted empathy for young people and their learning difficulties, and a skill for encouraging their emotional growth,...

Gamechangers - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Gamechangers helps excluded families who are struggling to cope. Many of them are already known to many statutory agencies but are not working properly with them due to their high levels of need. This is where Gamechangers comes in. Our caseworkers offer patient, persistent support to help the...

Gov UK - Cold Weather Payment - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith You may get a Cold Weather Payment if you’re getting certain government benefits. You’ll get a payment if the average temperature in your area is recorded as, or forecast to be, zero degrees celsius or below for 7 consecutive days. You’ll get £25 for each 7 day period of very cold weather...

Gov.Uk - Winter Fuel Payment - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith If you were born on or before 5 August 1953 you could get between £100 and £300 to help you pay your heating bills. This is known as a ‘Winter Fuel Payment’. You usually get a Winter Fuel Payment automatically if you’re eligible and you get the State Pension or another social security benefit...

Grandparents Plus - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Grandparents Plus is the national charity which champions the vital role of grandparents and the wider family in children’s lives – especially when they take on the caring role in difficult family circumstances. We do this because we want to make children’s lives better.

GVS - License to Learn - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

License to Learn is a new and innovative programme, based around education and designed to help those with previous convictions to find their purpose. Rooted in theory, practice and experience License to Learn supports people to make the changes they wish to see in their life. It aims to put...

HACSG - Hyperactive Children's Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Hyperactive Children's Support Group is a registered charity which has been successfully helping ADHD/Hyperactive children and their families for over 30 years. The HACSG is Britain's leading proponent of a dietary approach to the problem of hyperactivity. ADHD / Asperger's. Our aim is to...

Harmless - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Harmless is a national voluntary organisation for people who self harm, their friends, families and professionals. A source of support and information. Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self harm and suicide prevention including support, information,...

Healthy Start Vouchers - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Pregnant or have a child under the age of 4? Then you may be eligible for Healthy Start Vouchers. Healthy Start is a means tested scheme which provides weekly vouchers that can be spent on fruit and vegetables at your local food co-op. A fruit and veg bag is a great way to make weaning foods.

Holidays For All - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Holidays for All is a group of the UK ’s leading specialist companies offering accessible holidays in the UK and abroad. Whether it is a short break, respite break or a holiday for disabled people, Holidays for All can help. The group is expert in accessible travel and has wide ranging...

Home-Start Cymru For Families - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Home-Start Cymru For Families offers support, friendship and practical help to parents throughout Wales. Being a parent, whatever your situation, can be very difficult, especially when children are young. Many parents feel exhausted and overwhelmed by the stresses of family life, particularly if ...

Hometutorsdirectory.co.uk - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Home Tutors Directory was established in 2005 by two private tutors with over forty years of combined private tuition experience. It's primary role is to offer private tuition help and advice to students and parents. This includes guidance of the prices and costs of private tutoring in the UK,...

Hope Support Services - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Hope supports young people aged 11-25 when a loved one is seriously ill. We're available from the moment of diagnosis for however long we're needed, whatever the outcome for the patient. Our online support service is available across the UK and offers one-to-one support on Facebook and Skype, a...

Hopelineuk - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

A telephone service providing support to anyone concerned that a young person they know is at risk of suicide. It is staffed by trained professionals who can discuss your needs in coping with someone who is feeling suicidal. They will listen and can give the advice, information and support you...

Hypnotherapy Directory - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Hypnotherapy Directory provides a huge support network of hypnotherapists, enabling visitors to find a hypnotherapist close to them and appropriate for their needs.

I CAN: The Children's Communication Charity - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

I CAN supports children from 0-19 through our Talk programmes and specialist schools. We provide resources and information for parents, families and people who work with children and young people through our Enquiry Service. We work in nurseries and schools across the UK with our evidence-based...

ICF Barnardo's ADHD Support Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith • Two ADHD 7 week Support programme, to afford parents/carers a group opportunity to share their stories, build friendships and learn and develop new parenting strategies to support their child with ADHD (diagnosed and those on the diagnostic pathway). • 4-week information sessions (8 run...

Inspire to Achieve - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The programme delivers joint partnership work between Careers Wales and the Vale of Glamorgan Council. What does the programme Offer? Youth Work Support: • One to one youth work support: the level of work will depend on need. The young person will work towards a wide variety of accredited...

Inspired Learners - Additional Learning Needs support - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are a highly specialised and experienced team of Education Professionals who can support learners with Additional Learning Needs such as Dyslexia, Speech and Language difficulties, ADHD and Autism. We can support pupils with social skills, low self-esteem and develop self confidence. We are...

Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The IFST delivers a crisis intervention service aimed at creating a clear, measurable behavioural changes where there are serious Child Protection concerns relating to parental substance misuse. The service is provided in the family's home environment at times best suited to the family's needs....

Interactive Multi-Sensory Room - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The room has the latest sensory equipment to stimulate development opportunities for children, young people and adults with severe, profound, multiple learning difficulties, cerebral palsy, autism and other sensory impairments.

Ipsea Independent Panel For Special Education Advice - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Independent Parental Special Education Advice (IPSEA) is a volunteer based charity which gives FREE and INDEPENDENT advice to parents about education. IPSEA may be able to help if you feel your child's needs are not being met, for example: if you are not happy at the way the school is meeting...

Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. Uniquely, we also run a housing association and care provider, the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. This organisation compiles research into a huge range of social issues - families, children's ...

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is the type 1 diabetes charity, improving lives until we find the cure. We’re totally focused on type 1 diabetes, and are run by people with type 1, for people with type 1. We fund research to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes. We provide...

KeyCreate After School Stay and Play Club - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Come along to our brand new inclusive after school group at Glyndwr Hall in Penarth 😁 We welcome under elevens with disabilities, LLCs, and additional needs, and their families and friends of all abilities to benefit from a warm and welcoming community. Home ed kids welcome too. Drop in session ...

KeyCreate Family Playgroup - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

A warm and welcoming weekly stay and play group for preschool and home educated children with additional needs, disabilities, and life-limiting conditions, and their families, friends, and carers. Run by specialists in play, disability, creative arts and education, who also have children with...

Kicks Count - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The aim at Kicks Count is to raise awareness of baby’s movements in pregnancy to reduce the UK’s stillbirth and neonatal death rate. There are lots of questions both mums and dads will have throughout a pregnancy. Kicks Count is a UK registered charity that aims to empower mums to be with...

Kidsmarkets - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Kidsmarkets are nearly new sales which take place in Cardiff, Penarth and Cowbridge on a regular basis during school term times. Parents can buy and sell a wide range of quality secondhand and new baby and children's items. Mums and dads can book a stall and sell gently-used items which their...

Kinship Carers - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

PADA gives support to any family member, partner or friend of substance misuser. We offer respite to grandparents who are primary carers of their grandchildren due to their son or daughters misuse of drugs. We offer early intervention/prevention programme in schools - for parents - which helps...

La Leche League Breastfeeding - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We provide mother to mother support for all breastfeeding mums at every stage of their breastfeeding journey, via our helpline, through social media, online help forms and face to face local meetings. We believe that mothering through breastfeeding is the most natural and effective way of...

Language and Play Parent and Toddler Group- Action For Children - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Language and Play Programme is an informal and fun set of workshops for parents and carers of pre-school children. We provide support and guidance for parents and carers of children aged 0-3, helping them to explore ways of talking, playing ,singing and reading with young children to give...

LATCH Welsh Children's Cancer Charity - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

LATCH supports the children and their families who are being treated by the Oncology Unit at the Children’s Hospital of Wales whose catchment area stretches from Chepstow in the South to Aberystwyth in the North. Around 70 new cases are diagnosed every year. When a child has been diagnosed with...

Little Troopers (formally My Daddy is a Soldier Adventures) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Little Troopers (formally My Daddy is a Soldier Adventures) is a registered charity supporting children with parent(s) in our British Armed Forces, these children face unique daily challenges due to their parents career choice especially when they experience repeated separation of varying...

Look National Federation Of Families With Visually Impaired Children - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

LOOK provides practical help and advice to families and carers of visually impaired children. Help is also given with claims to the education statementing process and personal support. LOOK also has an advocacy service. LOOK is happy to give talks to any groups. They hold information on specific ...

Lucy Faithfull Foundation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is the only UK-wide child protection charity committed solely to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused.

M.E Association and M.E Connect - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We provide information, support, education and training to benefit people with ME (myalgic encephalopathy), CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome) and PVFS (Post viral fatigue syndrome); professionals and all others interested in the illness. The aims to support people with ME/CFS through all stages of...

Macmillan - Cancer Support - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We take the time to understand you as a person, so that we can provide the support, tools and inspiration you need to find your best way through. We do it like this because we understand everyone's cancer journey is unique. We're here to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can,...

Madison Havill - approved home childcarer (Nanny) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Childcare at Home Voluntary Approval Scheme is run by Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) and means that those caring for children in the child's home can register to become approved. The scheme is voluntary and only applies to childcare provided in Wales. Nannies do not have to be approved to...

Mango Holidays - Holidays for Single Parent Families - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Mango Holidays are for single parent families who want to do something a bit different such as activities (walking, biking, rafting, skiing, etc.) have some great adventures or explore exciting places. All our holidays are group holidays escorted by a group leader and are especially great for...

Mankind Initiative - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The ManKind Initiative provides a national helpline for male victims of domestic abuse (heterosexual or gay/bisexual). The helpline offers emotional support, practical information and signposting. The ManKind Initiative is a national charity (registered in 2001) providing help and information to ...

Marie Curie Cancer Care - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. We're here to help you and everyone affected by your diagnosis to achieve the best quality of life, and support you to keep your independence and dignity for as long as possible....

Maternity Action Rights Advice Line - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Maternity Action was established in 2008 and is the UK’s leading charity committed to ending inequality and improving the health and well-being of pregnant women, partners and young children – from conception through to the child’s early years. We won’t give up until every pregnant woman, new...

McKenzie Friend Court Help - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Impartial legal advice on Family Law including mediation advice. Please see the website for what we can offer. Only the initial advice is free.

Meningitis Research Foundation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Meningitis Research Foundation is a leading UK and international charity that brings together people and expertise to defeat meningitis and septicaemia wherever it exists. Our vision is of a world free from meningitis and septicaemia. A world where effective vaccinations can protect everyone. A...

Mermaids - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We support children and teenagers with gender identity issues, and their families. Being transgender can be incredibly isolating both for the person and the family who support them. Don’t be alone, reach out to Mermaids who can put you in touch with others. Make new friends and share...

Migraine Trust - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Migraine Trust seeks to empower, inform and support those affected by migraine whilst educating health professionals and actively funding and disseminating research. Migraine is the most common neurological disorder in the UK affecting 1 in 7 people. It is one of the most disabling lifetime...

Muscular Dystrophy UK Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Muscular Dystrophy UK (previously known as the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign) is the charity bringing individuals, families and professionals together to fight muscle-wasting conditions. We support high quality research to find effective treatments and cures and won’t stop until we have found ...

Muslim Youth Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Muslim Youth Helpline (MYH) is an award winning registered charity which provides pioneering faith and culturally sensitive services to Muslim youth in the UK. Our core service is a free and confidential Helpline, available nationally via the telephone, email, live chat and letters. The...

My Baby and I - Antenatal classes - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith A WELSH ANTE-NATAL COURSE 4 weeks of workshops and activities for expectant mothers, including: * Baby Yoga * Crafts * Baby Massage * Q&A with a Midwife The sessions will be held in Welsh, but are informal and suitable for Learners and less confident speakers £30 for a 4 week course

National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) - Cardiff and Vale - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) is an advocacy service for young people in Cardiff and The Vale. NYAS support children and young people by helping them to be heard, through the provision of confidential and independent advice, information and representation. Are you looked after (in care) ...

National Adoption Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith National Adoption Service for Wales is an innovative collaborative for provision of adoption services. It brought together Welsh local authority adoption services into a 3 tier structure which includes partnerships with Voluntary Adoption Agencies based in Wales, Health and Education Services. ...

National Aids Trust - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

NAT (National AIDS Trust) is dedicated to transforming the UK's response to HIV. We champion the rights of people living with HIV and campaign for change—shaping attitudes, challenging injustice, and changing lives. We believe everyone deserves health and equality and we won't let HIV stand in...

National Association For Child Support Action (NACSA) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Child Maintenance law is complex, and solicitors are hard to find and expensive to hire. NACSA have been dealing with child maintenance law for over 20 years, and have the expertise to offer sound advice when things go wrong. We help parents who have been assessed incorrectly, who may be paying...

National Association of Child Contact Centres - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

More than a million children have no contact whatsoever with one or other parent after separation. Unfortunately some children experience behavioural issues including antisocial behaviour, distress, unhappiness, and both physical and emotional problems. The NACCC is the only charity in the UK...

National breast feeding helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The National Breastfeeding Helpline provides independent, confidential, mother-centred, non-judgemental breastfeeding support and information. You can access live online support also available via our web chat service. Talk to a mum who knows about breastfeeding: All calls are answered by...

National Centre For Domestic Violence - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The National Centre for Domestic Violence was established in 2003 to help survivors of domestic violence and abuse obtain protection against an abuser, as well as offering services to the police, probation service, domestic abuse agency workers, the legal profession and judiciary. We specialise...

National Centre For Eating Disorders - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The National Centre For Eating Disorders provides solutions for all eating problems, compulsive or "binge" eating, failed or yo-yo dieting, bulimia and anorexia. The centre provides counselling services, professional training and an information service for students, journalists and carers. The...

National Childbirth Trust (NCT) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are the UK’s leading charity for parents, for your First 1,000 Days - right through your pregnancy, birth and beyond. From preparing for pregnancy to giving birth and the early years that follow, you can browse hundreds of free, evidence-based articles in our information centre. Antenatal and ...

National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) began as a group of nurseries who came together to share good practice and ideas. In Wales, we have a thriving membership representing 57% of private day nurseries, with active member networks in local authority areas across the country, and an office in ...

National Deaf Children's Society - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. We represent all deaf children and young people and their families, regardless of their level of deafness or communication approach. We provide...

National Eczema Society - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The National Eczema Society has two principal aims: first, to provide people with independent and practical advice about treating and managing eczema; secondly, to raise awareness of the needs of those with eczema with healthcare professionals, teachers and the government. We are committed to...

National Family Mediation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We help families in conflict, especially those divorcing or separating. With over 30 years' experience providing expert, professional family mediation services, we work in over 500 locations across England & Wales. Family mediation is quicker and more cost-effective than heading to court. It...

National Information Centre on Children of Offenders (formerly i-HOP) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The National Information Centre on Children of Offenders, formerly i-HOP, has been established to provide an information service for all professionals who come into contact with the children and families of offenders, as well as academics and those responsible for strategic development and...

National Insurance Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The helpline provides advice to young people between 16 and 20 years old who haven't received a National Insurance Number. If you need information about your National Insurance number, or need a letter confirming it, you can: - register for or log in to your personal tax account to view or...

National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

NYAS provide confidential, professional independent advocacy services to children and young people who are known to the Vale of Glamorgan, who are: - Looked after. Advocacy support can involve issues such as: Contact with family, placement planning, disabilities, transition, short breaks,...

National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith NYAS provide confidential, professional independent advocacy services to children and young people who are: - Looked after. Advocacy support can involve issues such as: Contact with family, placement planning, disabilities, transition, short breaks, support to attend LAC reviews, access to legal ...

National Youth Agency - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The National Youth Agency works in partnership with a wide range of public, private and voluntary sector organisations to support and improve services for young people. Through our activities we want to ensure that young people have a strong voice and positive influence in our society.

Naval Families Federation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We value family members, whatever their link to the Naval Service, and recognise the important contribution they make by supporting their serving person. We are approachable, inclusive, non-judgmental, and ready to listen. We work constructively with everyone, recognising the importance of...

Network 81 - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Network 81 is a charity that supports, advises and trains parents and carers about the education of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. To advance the education of children with special needs and educate the parents of such children about all matters relating to the...

Nos Da Babysitting Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith You can go out knowing your child is happy, safe and secure with Sarah.

NSPCC - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We're the leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse. We help children who have been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening. We're preventing abuse We work with families when they're going through difficult ...

NSPCC - PANTS the underwear rule - Let's Talk Pants - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We're the leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse. We help children who have been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening. Talking PANTS is a simple way that parents can help keep children safe from...

Offenders' Families Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The National Offenders' Families Helpline website has information for families on all aspects of the criminal justice system in England and Wales from arrest through to release.

Oral Health Foundation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Oral Health Foundation is an independent charity (not for profit) dedicated to improving oral health and wellbeing around the world. For more than 45 years we have continued to provide expert, independent and impartial advice on all aspects of oral health directly to those who need it most....

Oshi's World - Let's Play! - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We're all about inclusion and running activities that meeting the needs of the whole family. Each week we have a music session, or messy play, sound therapy, haircuts, or massage, arts and crafts, story corner, sensory den AND sensory garden (new for summer 2018)! The children can enjoy all of...

PAC- UK (formerly Post-Adoption Centre) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Advice, support and information for anyone affected by adoption, including adoptive parents and other permanent carers, birth relatives and adopted adults.

PACT - Prison Advice and Care Trust Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact) is a national charity that provides support to prisoners, people with convictions, and their families. We support people to make a fresh start, and minimise the harm that can be caused by imprisonment to people who have committed offences, to families and...

Parents Childcare and Employment (PaCE) - Vale of Glamorgan - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The PaCE project aims to help improve employment prospects for parents where childcare is their main barrier to accessing training or job opportunities. PaCE will cover the cost of childcare while parents undertake training, work experience or volunteering and gain the skills they need to get a...

Positive Autism Support and Training - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

PAST provides support and advice for families of children and teenagers with Autistic Spectrum Conditions including Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and other conditions. We provide high quality accredited autism training, CPD and advice for schools and colleges. In north wales we have...

Prom Ally - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Offer the free loan of a prom dress or suit to those struggling financially

Psoriasis Association - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are the leading national charity and membership organisation for people affected by psoriasis in the UK. Through our work, we help people whose lives are affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. We do this through funding research, providing information and raising awareness. - We...

RAF Families Federation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The RAF Families Federation provides all RAF personnel and their families – Regular and Reserve, single or married – with timely and professional support, assistance and an independent voice regarding issues or concerns that they may have. We capture evidence on specific issues through our...

Reach for the Stars ABA AUTISM centre - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We provide quality day care services for families of children aged between 2-8 years with ASD, Communication delay and disorders, Developmental delays and Learning difficulties, wishing to give their child 1:1 Applied Behaviour Analytic services. Great emphasis is placed on observing your child...

React Charity - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

React is a dynamic charity working to improve the quality of life for children with life-shortening illnesses living in financially disadvantaged households throughout the UK.

Real Nappy Campaign - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Real Nappy Campaign promotes the use of reusable nappies throughout Wales and provides impartial information and advice about choosing real nappies to parents, parents-to-be, nurseries, community groups and the Health Sector. More and more parents are saying no to disposable nappies as they...

Realtime Tutors - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Realtime Tutors provide private tutorials for secondary school students. Tutorials are delivered online through a bespoke Virtual Classroom so anyone, anywhere, can choose and learn with a tutor who does not necessarily live in the local area. Tutorials are recorded for security and review...

Restricted Growth Association (RGA) UK - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Restricted Growth Association (RGA) is a registered charity (No 261647) that provides information and support to people of restricted growth and their families. The RGA provides support to those experiencing the social and medical consequences of restricted growth (dwarfism). Our goal is to ...

Reunite - International Child Abduction Centre - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We operate the only telephone advice line in the UK offering practical, impartial advice, information and support to parents, family members, and guardians who have had their child abducted, as well as parents and guardians who may have abducted their child. We also provide advice, information...

Riprap - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

This site is developed especially for teenagers who have a parent with cancer. In riprap, you can learn more about cancer and its treatment and through real stories you can read the experiences of other young people and share your own story. Many in your situation feel alone with what they're...

RNIB Cymru Children and Family Services - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith RNIB Cymru is Wales’ largest sight loss organisation. RNIB Cymru work with visually impaired children and young people, their families and the professionals who support them to promote good quality education and social experiences. Direct support services include: Family Support; Early Years;...

Road Safety Unit - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our programme consists of: • In-car safety e.g. chid car seat advice • Child Pedestrian Training • Cycle Training • Pass Plus Cymru for 17 - 25 year olds • "Scooter smart" for 16 to 18 year olds • Occasional Child Pedestrian Training • Motorbike safe, ranges from as soon as they pass their test. ...

ROSPA Child Car Seats - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The safest way for children to travel in cars is in a child car seat that is suitable for their weight and size, and is correctly fitted in the car. This website will help you to: - Understand the different types of child car seats - Choose the most suitable child car seats for your children -...

Royal British Legion - Family Holiday Breaks - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We can provide time away for the Armed Forces community when it's needed most. We have four Break Centres across the UK where serving and ex-serving personnel and their families can take a time out, relax and know that everything’s taken care of. We welcome everyone – young or old, serving or...

Royal British Legion - Somerset House - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our break centres offer the Armed Forces community a chance to get away from it all when things get tough. For some a holiday can be an unattainable luxury. But it’s not just a holiday – it’s the chance to be a family again or find solace alongside the serving community. Based in...

Royal Society for Blind Children - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

For over 150 years The Royal Society for Blind Children (formerly known as The Royal Blind Society) has been helping blind children and young people (age 0 – 25) live a life without limits. Our Family Support Service works with the families of children who have been diagnosed to help them...

Rubicon Dance Session at Ty Gwyn - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Please join us in our weekly Rubicon Dance Session every Thursday 10am – 11am (term time only) Come and join in the fun and meet other parents for tea/coffee and chat. For further information please contact Pauline or Mel on 02920838604 or 07989356147

Safe Kids - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Safekids provides practical tips, advice and guidance on child safety issues. Whether you're a parent wanting to provide the best care and support for your child, or someone who works professionally with children, you'll find the child safety help you need here. The website provides detailed...

School Nursing Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Each Local Authority School has a Named School Nurse. They can help support pupils, parents and education staff on a wide range of health topics from personal health needs to general health and lifestyle issues. They are not based in school but should be available regularly so pupils can meet...

School Beat - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

SchoolBeat.org is a bilingual site from the All-Wales School Liaison Core Programme, providing information and resources for teachers, pupils and parents to follow up on the lessons provided to primary and secondary school children by our School Community Police Officers. The website focuses on...

Schools Admissions, Vale Of Glamorgan Council - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We administer admissions to all community Primary and Secondary Schools, along with all state Nursery Units within the Vale of Glamorgan. Every child who is 3 is entitled to a part-time (21/2 hrs AM or PM per day) free place in a state nursery. Children are eligibile to begin Nursery Education...

Scope-Equality for disabled people - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Navigate-Support at the start of your journey as a parent of a disabled child

Seirrah - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Seirrah OT are an independent private Occupational Therapy service who collaborate with other professional disciplines to produce assessments, treatment, training, and reports for children and young people. As part of our work with other therapy companies we are able to provide a holistic...

Selective Mutism Information And Research Association Smira - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

SMIRA became a UK Registered Charity in 1992, having been set up initially to support families with selectively mute children. This work has since been extended to provide information to health and education professionals involved in the upbringing of such children and young people. Selective...

Senior Transport Officer ALN (Additional Learning Needs ) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We provide transport to children with additional learning needs. Home to School transport for Children with additional needs.

Sense Of Play Project (Families First) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The sessions are carried out in the family home on a 1:1 basis and activities focus on play and development. The sessions aim to support parents to recognise the different stages of their child's development and the role they play in enhancing this further. Sessions are for 1 hour on a weekly...

Ser Bach / Little Stars - Shine Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Sêr Bach / Little Stars - Shine Cymru’s Early Intervention Project is funded by Welsh Government's Sustainable Social Services programme. This service focuses on providing support, information and advice on / to: • Benefits, finances and funding • parents-to-be who have received an ante-natal...

Sexual Health Community Clinic - Penarth - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Contraception, sexual health advice and screening, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception.

Shared Regulatory Services - Bridgend, Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The regional service has a dedicated safeguarding and investigation team that works to protect vulnerable residents from financial abuse relating to mass marketing scams, doorstep crime and unfair/rogue trading across Bridgend, Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. We respond to and investigate...

Shine Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Shine Cymru provide specialist support, advice and information throughout the life of anyone living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, as well as to parents, families, carers and professional health and social care staff. Shine's Support and Development workers can be contacted to provide...

Shine Cymru -Cardiff and the Vale - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Shine Cymru – Caerphilly provide specialist support, advice and information throughout the life of anyone living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, as well as to parents, families, carers and professional health and social care staff. Shine's Support and Development workers can be contacted ...

Sibs - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Sibs is the only UK charity representing the needs of siblings of disabled people. Siblings have a lifelong need for information, they often experience social and emotional isolation, and have to cope with difficult situations. They also want to have positive relationships with their disabled...

Single With Kids - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Looking for great value single parent holidays? SingleWithKids.co.uk is the largest UK provider of breaks for single parents with a wide range of destinations both in the UK and overseas. We also have a thriving single parent community! Whether you’re bereaved, divorced or simply single, we...

Skills for Living - Action for Children - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Welsh Government have awarded funding to Action for Children to roll out the Skills for Living service across Wales. Skills for Living is a psychosocial skills building intervention for young people leaving care aged between 16 and 24. We provide a therapeutic intervention based on Dialectical...

SNAP Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith SNAP Cymru provides accurate information, independent advice and support for a range of educational issues including assessments, statements of special educational needs, bullying, school attendance, exclusion, health and social care provision and disability discrimination. We also provide...

Soft Uk - Trisomy - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

SOFT UK was founded in 1990 by two mothers, Christine Rose and Jenny Robbins. They had discovered first-hand that there was a lack of information and support for families affected by Trisomy. SOFT UK aims to provide the most up-to-date, relevant information on Trisomy 13 (Patau’s syndrome) and...

Sorting Out Separation - help and support for separated families - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Sorting out Separation will: - show you where to find reliable information, easy-to-use tools and specialist services on a range of topics - help you focus on and deal with the most important issues - create a personalised list of support services and tools for your circumstances Sorting out...

South Wales Fire-setting Intervention Scheme - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Works with families and/or agencies working with families, where there is a concern around a child’s unhealthy interest in fire. We offer tailor made one:one programmes which demonstrate the dangers of fire and gives fire safety advice. This can be a one off session in the home or carried on a...

South Wales Huntington's Disease Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are a support group for people connected to Huntington's Disease to gather together, share information and knowledge and support each other. Often people involved with HD can feel very isolated and that other people don't really understand what it means to have the disease, be at risk from it ...

Span Single Parent Action Network - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

SPAN is a national multi-racial organisation run by single parents working to improve the conditions of life for one parent families. SPAN provides information on where to go to get legal advice, the nearest single parent group, holidays, training or if you just want someone to talk to.

St Athan HIVE - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

HIVE is an information service available to all members of the serving community , their dependants and civilian employees. Information Officers are able to offer initial support and can advise referral to those professional agencies best suited to the individual's circumstances. There are...

Steps - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Steps is the national charity working for all those whose lives are affected by childhood lower limb conditions. Every week, dozens of families turn to Steps for information, guidance and support. - This might be following ante-natal diagnosis of a serious leg condition at the 20 week scan; - It ...

Stonewall Cymru - Information Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Stonewall Cymru’s Information Service provides information on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual rights and can signpost you to local services and support groups. If you need to find out more information about issues such as Bullying, Hate Crime, and Discrimination or if you want to know more about where ...

Stop it Now! Wales: Parents Protect session/resources - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Stop it Now! Wales works across the country to ensure that parents, carers and professionals are as best placed as they can be to protect children from sexual abuse. We believe that child sexual abuse is preventable and that all adults have a role to play in protecting children from sexual harm. ...

Stop it Now! Wales: UK and Ireland resources/website - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We work across Wales to ensure that parents, carers and professionals are as best placed as they can be to protect children from sexual abuse. Prevention is at the heart of our work. We work closely with local authorities, LSCBs, police, the government, the voluntary sector, families and...

Support After Murder and Manslaughter ( SAMM) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

SAMM is a national UK Charity (No 1000598) supporting families bereaved by Murder and Manslaughter. We also provide advice and training to many agencies on issues relevant to the traumatically bereaved. We believe that the support of others who share similar experiences is pivotal for the...

Supportline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

SupportLine offers confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post. We work with callers to develop healthy, positive coping strategies, an inner feeling of strength and increased self esteem to encourage healing, recovery and moving forward with...

Swimming for children with additional needs at Eastern Leisure Centre - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Swimming for children with additional needs at Eastern Leisure Centre These sessions have additional pool staff in the pool to help with hints and tips to getting your child more water confident: no music, low lighting, children can wear ear defenders, snorkel masks and bring their own floats if ...

Switched on kids - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Electrical Safety Council is an independent charity committed to reducing deaths and injuries through electrical accidents at home and at work. This site is an educational site for younger children. It explains where electricity comes from and what dangers can exist in the home through games ...

Take 3 Parenting Programme - Youth Offending Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

"A 10 week course that supports parents with strategies to cope with challenging teenage behaviour. It looks at the importance of empathy, teenage development and also the difference in the brain development of a teenager. It encourages parents to identify with teenage feelings as well as...

Tamba (Twins And Multiple Births) Bereavement Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Tamba Bereavement Support Group (BSG) exists to support all parents and carers of multiples who have experienced loss whether it was during pregnancy, at birth or at any point afterwards. We are so sorry for your loss and hope that by making contact with the BSG you will find some comfort....

Tax Credit general enquiry line - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Tax credits have been replaced by Universal Credit for most people. You can still only make a claim if you get the severe disability premium or got it in the past month and are still eligible for it. If you cannot make a new claim for tax credits, you may be able to apply for: Universal credit...

Tearing Your Hair Out Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith TYHO (Tearing Your Hair Out) is a support group for parents, family members and friends of those with addiction issues. There are a lot of excellent organisations out there caring for the person with the addiction problems but nothing for the family and friends caring for them who often do not...

Teen Info On Cancer (tic) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

If you are a young person who is living with cancer, there is information and support especially for you. Teen Info On Cancer (tic) provides information, advice and support for teens about cancer. Much of the help is via other young people who have or have had cancer. You can either email or...

Teenage Cancer Trust - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Around seven young people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. They need expert treatment and support from the moment they hear the word ‘cancer.’ We’re the only charity dedicated to making this happen. We have a fantastic team of staff and volunteers who are...

TGP Cymru ( Refugee and Asylum project for children and young people) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Provides issue based advocacy for Asylum Seekers age between 11 and 25 Offer advice and training for professionals

The Albinism Fellowship - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Offers information and support to people and parents of albino children and promotes awareness of albinism.

The Autism Directory - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Autism Directory is a registered charity, based in South Wales, helping autism families get the help they need. They do this via their website which ‘signposts’ families to all the help and support that is out there, but no-one tells you about. As a UK wide directory they rely on families,...

The Beaumont Society - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are the largest and longest established transgender support group in the UK, and have developed a support network which has been at the forefront of the transgender, transvestite, transsexual and cross-dressing community since 1966! As well as being a support network, the society keenly...

The Beresford Pregnancy Councelling Centre - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Beresford Centre is a registered charity offering free impartial and confidential counselling to women and their partners in dealing with an unexpected pregnancy and in all situations of pregnancy loss (post termination, miscarriage and still birth). We also offer ongoing support and some...

The brain tumour Charity - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

10 children and teenagers are diagnosed with a brain tumour every week in the UK, that's more than one a day. HeadSmart is raising national awareness of the common signs and symptoms of brain tumours in children and teenagers by equipping parents, the public and healthcare professionals with the ...

The Children's Society - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are a national charity based in England that works with the country's most vulnerable children and young people. We listen. We support. We act. Because no child should feel alone. There are plenty of useful blogs and news items on our website, including a section for Helping Parents of Teenagers.

The Compassionate Friends (TCF) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other similarly bereaved family members who have suffered the death of a child or children of any age and from any cause. Many people who have suffered ...

The Compassionate Friends (TCF) - supporting bereaved parents - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Compassionate Friends is an organisation of bereaved parents offering support, understanding and friendship to others after the loss of a child, of any age, from any cause. Our National Telephone Helpline, staffed by bereaved parents, is available for support and information 365 days a year. ...

The Down's Syndrome Association - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We are Wales-wide organisation providing information, advice and support on all aspects of living with Down's syndrome. We provide support from pre-birth throughout life and have a range of specialist advisors and resources to help anyone with an interest in Down's syndrome. We have a...

The Forget-me-not Chorus - Cardiff South and Vale - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Forget-me-not Chorus meets weekly to have fun making music in an environment that is both uplifting and accessible to all. The two hour session provides an opportunity for friends and families to share in an activity together, meet new people and experience the joy of song. We rehearse on...

The Henry Smith Charity - Holiday grants for children - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Henry Smith Charity aims to bring about lasting change to people’s lives, helping them to benefit from and contribute to society. We achieve this by funding organisations that work with people to reduce social and economic disadvantage. We want to help people for whom other sources of...

The Hideout - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Hideout provides help, information and support for children and young people - whether they are living with violence, have experienced violence in the past or know of someone going through it. Women's Aid have created this space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, ...

The Honeypot Children's Charity for Young Carers - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Honeypot Children’s Charity offers both respite breaks and outreach support to young carers and vulnerable children, many of whom would otherwise have nowhere to turn. We are proud to be the only charity in the UK offering consistent support throughout childhood; from the age of 5 until a...

The Independent Travel Training Scheme (Families First) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We run an intensive training programme for pupils who have a range of special educational needs. The programme is delivered on a one to one basis, to and from school, in order to meet the needs and abilities of each pupil; to instil a level of routine during their transition from private to...

The Index for Children and Young People with Disabilities or Additional Needs (Vale) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Index is a record of children and young people who have disabilities or additional needs, living in the Vale of Glamorgan. By signing up to The Index families will receive regular information about new services, schemes, events and activities, via the quarterly newsletter The Index and...

The Intersensory Club - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

1. Adaptive Cycling Club in Jenner Park Stadium, Barry 2. Changing benches, and pool access for wheelchairs at Cardiff International Pool 3. All terrain beach wheelchairs at Barry Island 4. Adaptive Power Boat, BCWAC, Barry Waterfront, Tuesday, 11am til 4pm, April til Sept. 5. Interactive...

The Junction - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Junction Cardiff is a non-judgmental counselling service that provides a caring and safe atmosphere to talk confidentially to one of our trained advisors, for those who are experiencing a crisis pregnancy or have experienced any form of baby loss, for example miscarriage, stillbirth or...

The Junction - Pregnancy Crisis Support - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Junction is a non-judgmental service that provides a caring and safe atmosphere for you to talk confidentially to one of our trained advisors. The Junction is a project of the charitable organisation HOPE Trust Cardiff. The service is available to anyone who is experiencing an unintended...

The Lullaby Trust - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Lullaby Trust provides specialist support for bereaved families and anyone affected by a sudden infant death. Information regarding SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Bereavement helpline.

The Miscarriage Association - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Miscarriage is never easy If you’ve been affected by miscarriage, molar pregnancy or ectopic pregnancy, we hope this website will provide the information that you’re looking for. We hope that family, friends, colleagues and health professionals will find the site helpful too. We’re here to help...

The National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Nacoa (The National Association for Children of Alcoholics) addresses the needs of children growing up in families where one or both parents suffer from alcoholism or a similar addictive problem. We provide a free, confidential helpline for children of alcoholics and others concerned about their ...

The Personal Support Unit - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We can help at all stages of the court process. Our trained volunteers provide emotional and practical support to clients throughout the court process. Our volunteers support people at times of extreme stress, enabling them to present their case to the best of their ability. Tailored to each...

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We promote safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education. We are a registered charity and have been at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for more than 90 years.

The Tutor Pages - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Tutor Pages is an online publication hosting thousands of articles on home tuition topics for parents and students. It also includes an active forum to discuss private tutoring, and a directory so that residents living in an area can locate a tutor living close to them or alternatively a...

The V Pod (The Vale Youth Street Team) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The V-Pod is a part and method of the Vale Youth Service which comes in the form of a state of the art mobile youth provision. The V-pod itself was created to go out and reach those young people who do not have access to local services and provision but over time this has formed part of our...

The Wales Learning Disability Helpline - MENCAP - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Wales Learning Disability Helpline is a service for anyone who wants support and information on learning disability issues and services. We offer a bilingual service, in both Welsh and English. Our Helpline and Regional Officers work together to ensure you get the best information and...

Thrive Cardiff - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

"Thrive Cardiff is a lively active support group for families that include a child with special needs. The group is organised and managed by parents. The families include children with a range of disabilities, including Autism, ADHD, Aspergers and Down Syndrome. It offers parents/carers the...

Tiny Tickers Think Heart - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Think Heart - Tiny tickers a better start for tiny hearts - Learn how to spot the signs of a heart defect in your new-born baby. We are a small national charity with a mission to improve the detection and care of babies with serious heart conditions, giving these babies a better start in life....

Tommy's - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Tommy's fund research into miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth, and provide pregnancy health information to parents. We believe it is unacceptable that one in four women lose a baby during pregnancy and birth. We want every parent to have the best possible pregnancy outcomes and to take...

Track 2000 - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Track 2000 is a registered charity and we: •Reuse/Recycle unwanted household and commercial goods. •Provide support and training to individuals on low income or benefit. •To assist with environmental management by reducing the amount of waste that goes to landfill sites. In order for us to...

Tuberous Sclerosis Association (TSA) Adviser Wales - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The TSA Adviser in Wales provides information, and support to families and individuals affected by Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC).

Tutorful - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We help families with everything to do with education. Our blog keeps families up-to-date with the latest educational news, whilst we will be publishing numerous guides over the course of the next few months. Primarily, we help families who are seeking additional educational support for their...

Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Are you having twins, triplets or more? You've come to the right place. Tamba - Twins And Multiple Births Association - is the UK's leading twins and triplets charity. We have lots of tips and information about what to expect while you are pregnant. If you are already a parent to twins or more...

Two thirty volts - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Electrical Safety Council is an independent charity committed to reducing deaths and injuries through electrical accidents at home and at work. A website for older children and teens. There is a section on using electricity safely. Also a fact section suitable for revision and a section on...

Ty Hafan - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Ty Hafan provides specialist palliative care to life limited children and their families. We provide this care for children and young people up to the age of 18. Specialist palliative care may include end of life care, bereavement care, short break care, emotional support and outreach services....

Used Nappies - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

An auction service for parents to buy and sell used cloth nappies.

Vale Adaptive Cycling Club - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Vale Adaptive Cycling Club operates on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1pm - 4pm. We run from March until September. We have specialist adaptive bikes, trikes, tandems etc enabling young children, young people and adults with varying disabilities to access and enjoy the exhilaration of cycling....

Vale Adaptive Power Boat Club - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Boat Club is operated from Barry Community Activity Water Centre. Provides power boat experiences for disabled children, young people and adults, who are wheelchair users or with limited mobility. The boat has drop-down bow and large open deck to accommodate wheelchairs. The boat club operates...

Vale Alcohol and Drug Team (VADT) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

VADT is part of the 'Newlands' team based in Barry. Newlands is a NHS (CAU) and Local Authority Service (VADT) which supports people with substance misuse related difficulties across the Vale of Glamorgan. VADT is the Local Authority Service; it includes a Specialist Substance Misuse Consultant...

Vale Baby Basics - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We provide a Moses basket starter pack of basic essentials for mother and baby. Other items may be provided subject to availability, e.g. High chairs, bouncy chairs, cots, etc. We are a small team of volunteers relying solely on donations and fundraising. We do not accept car seats, used...

Vale Family Information Service (FIS) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are a one stop shop for families in the Vale of Glamorgan. We provide information on childcare, activities for children and young people and family support services in the Vale. This includes: registered and unregistered childcare, parent & toddler groups, holiday schemes and leisure...

Vale Family Support Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We provide a service to families where there is a risk of a child being accommodated by local authority, to prevent this occurring. We offer family support to prevent crisis and supervised contact for families with ongoing court proceedings. To provide a range of time limited (12/18 weeks)...

Vale Food Bank - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Vale Foodbank provides free emergency food parcels for local people experiencing a temporary financial crisis. The foodbank works on a voucher referral system and food vouchers can be obtained from various agencies including Citizens Advice Bureau, social workers, health visitors,...

Vale of Glamorgan Intake And Family Support Team (Social Services) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Intake and Family Support Team are the first point of contact for anyone raising new concerns about the welfare of a child or new information about a child already known to the team. The team provides an assessment service as well as signposting to other appropriate services. You can contact ...

Vale Of Glamorgan Network Of Healthy Schools - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Vale of Glamorgan Healthy Schools Scheme is one of 22 local schemes accredited to the Welsh Network of Healthy Schools Scheme (WNHSS). Each scheme works with schools within the local authority with the overall aim of promoting and protecting the physical, mental, emotional and social health...

Vale of Glamorgan Youth Offending Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Youth Offending Service (YOS) provides a statutory service under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. Our services include: Work with children and young people who have been identified at risk of offending between 8-17yrs Delivering disposals for young people who have committed offences that...

Vale Parenting Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We support families with children between 0-18 across the Vale of Glamorgan in order to build on strengths and make positive changes, enabling parents to feel more confident in managing; behaviour, routines and boundaries. We also focus on promoting emotional wellbeing and supporting positive...

Vale People First - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are a self advocacy organisation run by people with a learning disability in the Vale of Glamorgan. We run meetings and groups to talk about what is important to us. We tell service providers what works for us and what doesnt. We run lots of social gatherings and introduce people to...

Vale Placements And Permanency Service (Fostering Team) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Fostering team are responsible for recruiting, training, assessing and supervising/supporting foster carers in the Vale of Glamorgan. We provide care to children/young people who are referred to us from Social Services teams only. However, we accept applications to become foster carers from...

Vale Short Breaks - Action For Children - Ty Robin Goch - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

This residential service aims to enrich the life experiences of disabled children and young people by providing a wide range of learning and fun opportunities tailored to the individual need. Parents and carers are also able to take a break from their caring responsibilities while their children ...

Vale, Valleys and Cardiff Adoption - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Vale, Valleys and Cardiff are the collaborative for adoption Services for Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council, The City of Cardiff Council and the Vale of Glamorgan Council. We are one of five regional collaboratives which form part of the National...

Vale, Valleys and Cardiff Adoption Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are one of five regional collaboratives which form part of the National Adoption Service in Wales responsible for: 1. Providing information, advice and undertaking training and assessments of all prospective adoptive parents. 2. Undertaking assessments of step parent and relative adopters. 3. ...

Vasculitis UK - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Vasculitis UK aims to support those suffering from vasculitis diseases and their families by providing information and advice, and helping them to contact others with vasculitis. You can contact the Vasculitis UK Helpline for information and advice about vasculitis.

Vesta - Specialist Family Support - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Vesta - Specialist Family Support CIC was formerly known as Polish Domestic Violence Helpline (PDVH). We offer specialist services for Polish families in England and Wales. Our support focuses on domestic abuse, parenting and emotional well-being. We offer: - assessments and recovery...

VICTA - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

VICTA supports children and young people who are blind or partially sighted and their families across the UK. We organise activities to give children and families a chance to come together and share experiences. These activities give young people a chance to try new things and travel both in the ...

Voices From Care Cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

VOICES FROM CARE is an organisation for young people who are or have been looked after by local authorities in Wales. What makes us unique is the fact that the organisation is run by people who have experienced the care system themselves. VOICES FROM CARE aims to create opportunities for all...

Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA) is a registered charity with a vision that everyone in Wales contributes to creating a fair and peaceful world. To achieve this, our mission is to inspire learning and action on global issues. Free public events on international issues, for...

Welsh Independent Schools Council (WISC) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Welsh Independent Schools Council acts as a consultative and advisory body for independent schools in Wales and became fully operational on 1st September 2004. On the 10th November 2010 WISC was incorporated. We want to help you find the information that you need. For parents there is a...

Western Vale Integrated Children's Centre - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Centre provides rooms for family support services such as supervised contact between families, Core Group meetings and other meetings. Community groups including Sunshine Club, Childminders, parent support group & adult learning takes place. Private groups are able to hire rooms for babies...

'Where You Stand' online information guide for carers of people with learning disabilities - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Where You Stand is an online information resource for parents, carers, disabled children and adults with learning disabilities. Where You Stand is an extensive guide written by carers of people with a learning disability for carers. It has information on carers rights, how to navigate the...

Wizzybug Loan Scheme - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Wizzybug Loan Scheme provides FREE fun, powered wheelchairs to d