Torfaen Family Information Service


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Youth Health Talk - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Youth Health Talk is a collection of interviews with young people about their experiences of health or illness. They tell you what it’s really like! Youth Health Talk aims to identify the issues, questions and problems that matter to young people. You can watch videos, listen to audio or read...

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

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity championing the wellbeing and mental health of young people. We exist so that young people have the strongest possible voice in improving their mental health. We strive to make sure everything, from Government policy to practice in schools and services, is ...

Young Epilepsy - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Young Epilepsy is the only UK charity dedicated to creating better lives for children and young people with epilepsy and related conditions. With over 120 years expertise, we provide world class diagnosis, assessment and rehabilitation for children and young people with epilepsy. We also...

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

Iaith Gwaith YMCA is the oldest and largest youth charity in the world. In England and Wales, we intensively support 228,000 young people every year, ensuring each young person we meet has an opportunity to belong, contribute and thrive. Please see our website to find your nearest YMCA, offering...

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

Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation. The charity helps working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work. Our Legal Helpline gives parents and carers advice on employment rights such as maternity and...

Words For Life - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

This website Words for Life gives you an idea of what communication milestones your baby and child might reach as they grow. There are ideas for fun activities you can do together to help your children develop their skills. For Welsh language information go to the website of Mudiad Meithrin...

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

The Wizzybug Loan Scheme provides FREE fun, powered wheelchairs to disabled children aged 14 months - 5 years. It's run by the national charity Designability. Children with conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and spinal muscular atrophy can learn vital movement skills, independence,...

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

Wikivorce is a well-respected social enterprise, dedicated to delivering free access to the information, support and advice people need following the breakdown of a serious relationship. Our free helpline (0800 44 66 88 44) is open 7 days a week, our expert advisors available from 9am to 8pm Mon ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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. Do you already have vasculitis or are you suspected of having vasculitis? Does someone you know have vasculitis?...

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

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

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....

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...

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...

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...

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).

Tros Gynnal Plant (TGP) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith TGP Cymru is a leading independent Welsh children’s charity working with some of the most vulnerable and marginalised children, young people and families in Wales. They may be experiencing difficulties in accessing appropriate services in health, education or social care – these include children ...

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

Information and guidance on school transport for parents and carers of children aged 4-16 yrs.

Torfaen Pupil Referral Unit - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Pupil Referral Unit is maintained by the Local Authority and provides education provision outside the mainstream school setting for pupils who might not otherwise receive a suitable and appropriate education.

Torfaen Play Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

A volunteering project to volunteer in community play settings. Each volunteer will complete an indepth training week, achieve two accredited qualifications , partake in excellent work expereince and recieve expenses for food and travel

Torfaen Play Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Provide play support to children with varying disabilites to access play clubs, half term, summer playschemes, weekend respite sessions , easter and christmas stay and play sessions, cinema club, farm club

Torfaen Nursery / School Admissions - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Information and guidance on school admissions for parents and carers of children 3-16 yrs.

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

Iaith Gwaith We provide free and impartial information on a wide range of quality and affordable childcare for families, such as finding a nursery or playgroup, as well as other children and young people’s services available in Torfaen. As well as holding information on all the registered care within our...

Torfaen Children and Young People's Autism Support Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The ASD Support post aims to support children and families through exploring their current situation in a solution focused way, through listening, providing relevant information, and signposting to other professionals who may be able to offer help. Liaising with parents, health and education...

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....

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

Iaith Gwaith The Wales Learning Disability Helpline provides information and advice to people with a learning disability, their families and carers. Contact us on 0808 8000 300, Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm (including Bank holidays) or email helpline.wales@mencap.org.uk

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

The Together Trust is a voluntary organisation offering care, support and special education services to children and adults with autism, learning difficulties and/or complex needs. We believe everybody deserves an equal chance in life. There are no exceptions. Our services include fostering,...

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

At RoSPA, we strive for life, free from serious accidental injury; accidents don’t have to happen. As the only UK charity to work across occupational health and safety, and road, home, leisure and education safety, we’re proud to be at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the...

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

We fund suitably qualified carers to take over so that the usual carer can take a well earned break. Most of our grants are for a few hundred pounds but we are happy to share funding with other sources. Please note that we do not fund the carers break, or anything associated with it, just the...

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

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 support foster carers to transform children’s lives and we work with fostering services and the wider sector...

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

The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust believes that the deaths and trauma associated with ectopic pregnancy should be prevented or minimised and seeks to support women and their families through this difficult period of their lives. Ectopic Pregnancy is a common, life threatening condition that is the...

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

The Compassionate Friends is a national 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 Helpline is staffed by volunteers who are bereaved parents themselves and offers support and...

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...

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are the charity for people with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges. We’re making a difference to the lives of children and adults across the UK through: - providing information about challenging behaviour - peer support groups for family carers and professionals -...

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 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 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 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.

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

SUPPORT CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED VIA TELEPHONE DUE TO COVID-19. Provides issue based advocacy for Asylum Seekers age between 11 and 25 Offer advice and training for professionals

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...

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...

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...

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....

Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Displaced People In Action (DPIA) develops an intensive package of support for new families which we then reduce incrementally over the course of five years in order to foster the families' independence. At the beginning, we are able to provide support in all areas of life, from attending health ...

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...

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...

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

Sudden is a global charitable initiative by Brake, the road safety charity, sharing best practice, research and resources among professionals and carers who work with suddenly bereaved people. Through this, we aim to help ease the suffering of people bereaved by any kind of sudden death.

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...

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! - Public education sessions (South Wales) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Stop It Now! Wales is a child sexual abuse prevention project run by The Lucy Faithfull Foundation. Our public sessions include: Parents Protect - A session for parents/carers on the facts around child sexual abuse and our responsibility to prevent it. The session can be tailored with...

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 ...

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 ...

South Wales Myeloma Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

As a Myeloma Support Group we: ◾Have clear aims and objectives ◾Listen to each other and respond with sensitivity ◾Run the Group according to the members’ needs, in a transparent and accountable manner ◾Provide accurate, practical information, but do not give medical advice or make...

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...

South East Wales Down's Syndrome Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The South East Wales Down’s Syndrome Support Group is a registered charity that helps people with Down’s Syndrome and their families. We run informative events, provide support and social activities, promoting awareness of Down’s Syndrome in Cardiff and South East Wales. Over 100 families have a ...

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...

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...

Society for Mucopolysaccharide Diseases - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The MPS Society is the only UK charity supporting individuals and families affected by MPS and related diseases. We offer an individual advocacy support service with skilled and experienced staff who can offer you a wide range of support depending on you or your family’s needs. The rarity of...

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...

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...

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...

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

Iaith Gwaith Shine Cymru – Gwent 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...

Sensory and Communication Support Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Sensory and Communication Support Service (SenCom) is a combined service comprising three very well established specialist education teams for children and young people who have hearing impairment, vision or multisensory impairment, or who have a speech, language or communication need.

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...

Select My Tutor - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Select My Tutor is the best online tutoring company that offers home and private tuition to students at their nearest location. We are covering private and home tuition for primary, secondary and degree level. It’s a vast tutoring network of UK so students can easily search required subject...

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

Seirrah Therapies are an independent expert interdisciplinary therapies team consisting of Occupational Therapists, Sensory Integration Specialists, Speech and Language Therapists & Educational Therapists. We are a family run business. We have a fully equipped Sensory Integration Clinic in St...

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

SchoolBeat.cymru - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith SchoolBeat.cymru 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...

SANDS Stillbirth and neonatal death charity helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. Founded in 1978, Sands exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to ensure that anyone affected by the death of a baby receives the best possible care and support for as long as they need it wherever they are in the UK. Sands works to...

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...

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...

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 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...

Round Table Children's Wish - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Round Table Children’s Wish is a registered charity dedicated to granting handcrafted wishes for children and young people with life threatening illnesses. We pride ourselves on our supportive and caring approach in every aspect of our work, but most importantly in the granting of wishes. We do...

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 -...

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;...

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...

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...

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

Rett UK was founded in 1985. Since then we have grown to be the leading provider of information to not only families but also medical professionals new to the world of Rett syndrome. Rett UK is a national charity dedicated to supporting and empowering people with Rett syndrome and their...

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

Retina UK is the national charity for families living with inherited retinal dystrophies. We fund research and provide information and support to those affected by inherited sight loss and the professionals who support them. Helpline: 0300 111 4000 – Our helpline is operated by volunteers all...

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...

Real Baby Milk - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Real Baby Milk aims to socially market breastfeeding to all parents in an inclusive, non-judgmental way. They aim to inform and provide women and their families with easy access to breastfeeding support and enable them to have the best opportunity to succeed at breastfeeding for as long as she...

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.

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

REACH is the leading charity providing support and information to parents and their children affected by upper limb difference. It is a friendly, caring place offering fun activities to encourage Reach children to aim higher.

Rainbows Bereavement Support Great Britain - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

RAINBOWS BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GREAT BRITAIN is a well respected national charity having a proven, positive impact on the lives of children, young people and adults grieving a significant and often devastating loss in their lives.

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...

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

Prisoners Abroad is the only charity supporting British citizens detained overseas and their families. Having a relative in prison overseas can often feel like you’re serving a sentence yourself. It can be a difficult subject to discuss with friends and family and can put a strain on the...

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Family Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Family Support Group was formed in 1991. Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) is an inherited, relatively rare condition associated with the abnormality of cilia (microscopic hairs that beat in the airways, sweeping secretions out of the respiratory tract). PCD...

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...

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

POPSY (Parents of Partially Sighted + Blind Youngsters) is a small UK Charity with BIG ideas ... We hold annual Fund-Raisers to subsidise the costs of WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE + INCLUSIVE ADVENTURES and specialist adapted equipment / toys. Want to talk to other families just like yours ? New...

PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome) Society - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The organisation was first established in 1997 by parents of children with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), a profile on the autism spectrum. We provide information, support and training for parents, carers, teachers and individuals with PDA. Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is now widely ...

Parents Childcare and Employment (PaCE) - Torfaen - 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...

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

We are Grandparents/Carers, Parents/Carers, Siblings/Carers, Foster Parents/Carers and Adoptive Parents/Carers of children with diagnosed and undiagnosed disabilities. We are developing ways to include families in the process of influencing change in children's disability services in...

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...

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.

Ovacome (Ovarian Cancer Support Charity) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We provide support and information for anyone affected by ovarian cancer or worried they may be at risk. We provide a telephone, email, instant chat, skype, text and one-to-one support service answer questions, talk through the issues, provide emotional support and chat. We have a popular online ...

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....

Online- Welcome to the World antenatal group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

8 week programme for expectant mothers at approximately 22 weeks. Venues and times may vary, please contact to discuss further. Based at Cwmbran ICC this term.

Online- Baby Club Plus - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Online. Appropriate for families with children who have completed Incredible Years Baby group or who may need support but their babies are too old for incredible babies. Some of the topics in Incredible Babies could be covered if needed but the focus is mainly on parent and child activities and...

On line- Incredible Years Baby Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Referral only. Formal group 9 weeks. Appropriate for parents with children 0-5months focusing on bonding, baby massage, weaning and learning through play. The younger the babies the better! Tuesday 1pm – 2.45pm. Venues and times may vary, please contact to discuss further.

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.

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...

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 ...

Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Every day, Newlife is changing the lives of disabled and terminally ill children across the UK. We provide thousands of items of equipment every year. Fast-tracking delivery, to prevent suffering and when time is very precious. Childhood cancers, birth defects, accidents, diseases and infections ...

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...

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.

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

HELPLINE OPERATING AS NORMAL. PERSONAL CONSULTATIONS SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID19. 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...

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 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. ...

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...

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 them ...

Multiple Births Foundation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Multiple Births Foundation (MBF) offers professional advice, education and support to parents and carers of twins, triplets and more, and to the professionals who care for them. Families and professionals who would like to speak to one of their team of specialist healthcare professionals are ...

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

Mosac supports all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. With over 25 years of experience, we provide a range of support services and information for parents, carers and professionals dealing with child sexual abuse. We aim to provide a unique and specialist...

MonLife Outdoor Adventure - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith MonLife Outdoor Adventure, offers a range of exciting adventure activities including canoeing, caving, orienteering, climbing and gorge walking. MonOutdoor Adventure operates from two locations, Hilston Park and Gilwern, both located in idyllic settings on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National ...

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...

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...

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.

Max Appeal - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our mission is to try to ensure that every person with 22q11.2 deletion lives an independent and prosperous a life as possible. That's not mission impossible! - We run events for people of all ages to share experiences, develop and learn. - We provide information and resources. - We provide...

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...

MATCH (Mothers Apart From Their Children) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

MATCH is a charity that offers non-judgemental support and information to mothers apart from their children in a wide variety of circumstances. Mothers may be apart because of illness, divorce and family breakdown, a child has been fostered or adopted, the mother is in prison, for personal...

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....

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

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

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...

MAGIC - Parent and Carer Network - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

MAGIC supports children and young people with disabilities, their parents, their carers and their siblings. We cover Monmouthshire and the surrounding areas. MAGIC has links with many organisations that provide support for our families as well as providing event, support and inclusive activities ...

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,...

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...

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

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is the only UK-wide child protection charity dedicated solely to preventing child sexual abuse. We work closely with frontline workers and professionals such as police officers, social workers and education staff to ensure children are as safe as they can be. We...

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 ...

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...

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

LIFE supports anyone facing an unexpected pregnancy, pregnancy loss or after abortion. We also strive to inspire and inform the next generation to value all human life from beginning to end. LIFE has a national pregnancy helpline and a text-to-talk service, offering non-directive counselling and ...

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...

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

Kinship Carers Liverpool is a registered charity which is here to support all members of kinship families in the community: carers, children and young people. Kinship carers are important members of our community: providing a safe home for many children and young people who may otherwise be in...

Kids Cancer Charity - Befriending service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Kids Cancer Charity is a national charity that supports children with cancer and their families. When you have a child who has cancer, you can feel so many different emotions - shock, fear, anger, hurt, helplessness, confusion and even betrayal. It may feel as though nothing makes sense...

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...

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

The group was established in June 1994 by three mothers of children with Kawasaki Disease. It is still run by two of them, Sue Davidson & Nicky Clements. We have support from the medical profession and have set up a telephone help line giving parents information and understanding. We are trying...

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...

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 ...

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...

Individual early intervention for vulnerable or at risk families (South Wales) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Stop It Now! Wales is a child sexual abuse prevention project run by The Lucy Faithfull Foundation, a child protection charity. This programme provides educational intervention for a family identified by statutory or voluntary services as at risk, or as needing early intervention, with regard to ...

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...

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 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and hyperactive children and their families for over 35 years. Our specialism is advocating a dietary approach to the problem of hyperactivity. The ...

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

Iaith Gwaith Home-Start Cymru 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 family and...

Home from Home Accommodation & Support for Families of Children with Cancer & Leukaemia - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Having a child diagnosed with cancer or leukaemia comes as a devastating blow. Faced with a period of months and sometimes years of gruelling treatment and an unknown future, the related ups and downs are often referred to by families as like being on a rollercoaster. Caring for a child during...

Helping Hands - Serennu - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Helping Hands is a service that provides support to parents/carers with children with disabilities and developmental disabilities. They run various courses depending on the needs of the families. Examples of such courses are: - Understanding and managing behaviour. -Supporting children with...

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

Heartline Families is a place for families of children with heart defects, whether congenital or acquired, to come to for support, information and understanding. We provide an online Facebook group for parents to discuss issues. The group is private and by invitation only (you will receive an...

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.

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,...

Group Parents Protect Plus programme (South Wales) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Stop It Now! Wales is a child sexual abuse prevention project run by The Lucy Faithfull Foundation, a child protection charity. This programme provides educative educational sessions with a small group of parents identified by statutory or voluntary services as at risk, or as needing early...

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.

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...

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...

Fosterline Wales - The Fostering Network in 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 support foster carers to transform children’s lives and we work with fostering services and the wider sector...

Foster Care Associates - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Information on Independent Fostering - FCA is the largest independent fostering agency in the UK. We have Regional Teams that provide support and training locally for all our Carers.

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...

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

Flying Start is funded by the Welsh Government and consists of 4 main elements: Extra Health Visiting & Midwifery Service Playgroup/Childcare place for 2-3 Year Old Children Access to Parenting Groups Support for your child’s speech, language and communication

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...

Fischy Tunes - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Hello. Although the Fischy office is closed for now, we are still all working from home and shall respond to you as soon as we can. Wishing you the best of health during this unsettling time. Fischy Music is a Scottish charity writing songs with and for children. A charity founded in 1998. Our...

Family Separation Hub - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

A brand new resource providing information and support around all aspects of divorce and family separation. Also see this useful website for making arrangements post separation. http://www.separateddadsguide.org.uk/

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

ADVICE LINE IS OPERATING ON ITS USUAL OPENING HOURS OF 9.30AM TO 3PM MONDAY TO FRIDAY. 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...

Family Mediation Cymru - Cwmbran outreach office - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are specialist family mediators offering high quality, professional mediation across South East Wales. Family mediation is a process in which an impartial mediator helps divorced or separated people to make decisions about their children, finances and property. A trained mediator has 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 Lives - Bullying UK - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. Bullying UK is part of Family Lives. If you need advice or support regarding bullying including cyber bullying, workplace bullying etc then please...

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 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 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 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...

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 ...

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

Families First is a Torfaen wide project and works across 5 main strands, these include; Early Years Disabilities Youth Support Family Achievement Programme (FAP) Bron Afon Aspire Home Family Links

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

Families Anonymous is a world-wide fellowship of family members and friends affected by another's abuse of mind-altering substances, or related behavioural problems. Families Anonymous has groups, spread throughout the country, which meet regularly. Any concerned person is encouraged to attend...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Educational Psychology Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Educational Psychologists work with children and young people in the age range 0-16 years or 19 years if they are still in education. In partnership with the children and young people, their parents/carers, Education Service staff, school staff and staff from other agencies, educational...

Education Welfare Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

• Offer a free independent advice service to parents, children and young people in liaison with inclusion officers • Work with Torfaen schools to support pupils and ensure that they are receiving a suitable education given their age, ability, aptitude and any special educational needs • Work...

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...

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...

Dyslecsia Cymru/Wales Dyslexia - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our vision is to make Wales the best place in the world for the dyslexic individual to learn, live and work. We aim to bring together everyone concerned with dyslexia in Wales including: parents and carers, teachers, government agencies, businesses and the third sector, to create an environment...

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Office - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith DUE TO COVID-19 THIS SERVICE MAY NOT BE OPERATING AS NORMAL. PLEASE CONTACT FOR FURTHER DETAILS. The concept of DofE is simple- anyone between aged between 14 and 24 can undertake a programme at one of the three progressive levels, which when successfully completed lead to a Bronze, Silver or...

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

The Duchenne Family Support Group (DFSG) exists to provide support for families with children diagnosed as having Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The DFSG is a national charity run by families for families affected by DMD. It provides a positive national support network of parents, their...

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

Iaith Gwaith Provision of information, support, advocacy and training in all aspects of living with Down’s syndrome.

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,...

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...

Dancing Eye Syndrome Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Dancing Eye Syndrome Support Group was formed in 1988 with the principal aim of providing a link for parents of children with D.E.S. both locally and nationally. The Dancing Eye Syndrome Trust provides support and information to families of children with Dancing Eye Syndrome. The Dancing Eye ...

Dal Dy Dir - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Dal Dy Dir provides respite, supported breaks and residential placements for families with disabilities at our 4 acre site in Newtown. We understand that the cost of specialist holidays can be prohibitive, so we have created a cost effective 6 day short term supported package at our primary...

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...

Cystic Fibrosis Trust helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are working towards a brighter future for everyone with cystic fibrosis (CF) by funding cutting-edge research, driving up standards of care and supporting people with the condition and their loved ones every step of the way. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic condition affecting more than...

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://community.versusarthritis.org and chat to other young people and parents who understand what it's like to live with arthritis. We also have a UK...

CURB (Children Under Risk from Bullying) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Due to the Coronaviruses and its uncertainty for the foreseeable future, CURB can only continue and offer limited services i.e. via CURB's helpline and electronic mail! CURB provides families and parents of children who are victims of bullying with support – letter writing, Authorities...

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

We are the only charity based in the UK providing family support, training and information to help deaf people see what you’re saying with Cued Speech. Cued Speech provides the foundation for all other communication interventions for deaf babies, children and adults by making spoken language...

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 unsettled babies. Callers are referred to a trained volunteer who has had personal experience of crying or sleep problems within their own family.

Cri Du Chat Syndrome Support Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Provides nationwide support and friendship to families and carers and raise awareness of Cri Du Chat syndrome amongst the medical profession, parents, carers and the general public. Cri du Chat Syndrome is caused by a bit missing from one of your child’s chromosomes, and it’s pretty rare, around ...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) explained aimed at young people - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Resilience Project as part of the The Mental Health Foundation providing have created a short and simple easy to understand video animation aimed at young people explaining why they should stay at home during these weeks of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) coronavirus explained for children - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Resilience Project as part of the The Mental Health Foundation providing have created a short and simple easy to understand video animation aimed at children explaining why children should stay at home during these weeks of the coronavirus outbreak.

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 ...

Coping with death and grief – The bereavement process explained - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

As much as we don't like to think about it, death is a part of life. While it's not a nice thought, there's nothing we can do to stop those we love from passing away when the time comes. It's understandable to feel sad and even helpless when this happens, but the pain will become easier to cope...

Contact for families and disabled children - HemiHelp - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Hemihelp services are provided by Contact, the charity for families with disabled children. On the website you'll find advice and support for families with children with hemiplegia, continuing the work of the UK charity HemiHelp. Hemiplegia (sometimes called hemiparesis) is a condition, caused...

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 ...

Community Hygiene Concern - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Community Hygiene Concern (CHC) is a not-for-profit charity set up in 1988 to protect people, especially children, and pets, from parasites commonly found in the UK. Our current work centres on development of the Bug Busting solution to head lice and nits. Head lice produce symptoms of minor...

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

Iaith Gwaith The aim of the programmes is to tackle unemployment by removing barriers to employment. With a focus on 1:1 mentoring, access to free training and support to break down other barriers such as transport, low motivation, low self-esteem and other factors preventing those who are short term...

Communication Intervention Team (Com I T) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

ComIT (Communication Intervention Team) is a school based service set up by the five authorities of the South East Wales Consortium for children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs. ComIT aims to meet the additional needs of children and young people aged 3-16 with a non- clinical...

CLOSED - Sparkle- Youth Club - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Sparkle provides Weekly Youth Club facilities for children aged 12-17, living in Newport, South Monmouthshire or South Torfaen, with any disability or developmental difficulty. The Youth Club is on Monday and Thursday evening 5.30pm-7.30pm, at Serennu Children's Centre, Rogerstone.

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

CLIMB is the National Information and Advice Centre for Metabolic Diseases and is the only charity in the UK to provide advice, information and support to children, young adults, families and professionals affected by metabolic diseases. CLIMB.org.uk, strongly believes that every child should be ...

CLIC Sargent - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

CLIC Sargent is the UK's leading cancer charity for children and young people and their families. We provide clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help them cope with cancer and get the most out of life. CLIC Sargent is the UK's leading cancer charity for children and young...

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.

Clearvision Project - 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...

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

CJD Support Network offers practical and emotional nationwide support for patients, families and professionals, affected by all strains of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). The CJD Support Network offers: - practical and emotional support to individuals and families concerned with all forms of...

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...

CICRA - Crohn's in Childhood Research Association - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We lead research into better treatments, support children and families with relevant information, work with health professionals to improve care and give children a voice to increase public understanding of crohns and colitis. Contact us with any query, question or concern you have, or to ask...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) Support Association - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our mission is to support and empower Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) patients, and Small Lymphocytic Leukaemia (SLL) patients, their families and supporters through education and access to reliable, relevant and current information.

Chronic Granulomatous Disorder (CGD) Society - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The CGD Society is the leading source of support for individuals and families affected by chronic granulomatous disorder.Chronic Granulomatous Disorder (CGD) is a life-threatening and life-limiting genetic condition that can be managed with care and support. The charity’s mission is to be the...

Children's Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Children’s Liver Disease Foundation is fighting childhood liver disease by providing information, emotional support, research funds and a voice for all affected. We provide: - A comprehensive information hub on childhood liver disease for healthcare professionals and for families - A tailored...

Children's Legal Centre - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Free legal advice on English law and policy affecting children and families. Children's Legal Centre provides free legal information, advice and representation to children, their families and carers, as well as international consultancy on child law and children's rights.

Children's Heart Federation - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Children’s Heart Federation is a parent-led charity working with partner groups to make life better for children and young people, with acquired or congenital heart disease. The Children's Heart Federation helps children with a heart defect and their families by providing direct support....

Children's Chronic Arthritis Association - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The CCAA (Children’s Chronic Arthritis Association) is a leading charity run by people who have been affected by Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) and are passionate about supporting others and providing a support network for children with Arthritis and their families. We offer emotional and...

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

In the UK, only 1 in every 450 children under 15 develops a cancer. So about 1,600 children (up to the age of 15) in the UK are diagnosed with cancer each year. These cancers can be quite different from cancers affecting adults. The Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group funds, promotes, and...

Children with Cancer UK - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our vision is a world where every child survives cancer. Our mission is to improve survival rates across all types of childhood cancer and support children and their families to live better with and after treatment. We currently fund more than 60 research projects at centres of excellence around ...

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,...

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...

Childcare at Home: Voluntary Approval Scheme - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We are now able to accept applications for the Voluntary Approval Scheme. In March 2019, we were informed by the Welsh Government that there was a problem in relation to the legal basis of the scheme which meant the scheme needed to be closed. This was due to a change made to the governing...

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...

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

Child Bereavement UK helps children, parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We support children and young people up to the age of 25 who are facing bereavement, and anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. We provide training to...

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...

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...

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) is the UK’s charity dedicated to supporting people affected by Charcot Marie Tooth disease – the most common inherited neurological condition in the world, estimated to affect 1 in 2,500 people. We provide personal support, advice and information through; our help-line, ...

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...

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...

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

Iaith Gwaith Cerebral Palsy Cymru 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 participate in everyday life ...

CDH UK – The Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Charity - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Charity (CDH) supports anyone affected by Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH), provides information on the condition, raises awareness and promotes research & study into the cause prevention & treatment of CDH. We hold an annual ‘get togethers’ to enable...

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...

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...

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...

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)

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

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 and links to other helpful...

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 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 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 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.

Brain Tumour Support Group - Cardiff - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Brain Tumour Support is here for anyone affected by any type of brain tumour, to help them deal day to day with the impact of diagnosis and treatment. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - In order to protect the well-being of all those we support, Brain Tumour Support has suspended all support group...

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...

Body & Soul Charity - 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 ...

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

ONLINE EVENTS WILL NOW BE RUNNING INSTEAD OF MEETINGS DUE TO COVID-19. 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...

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.

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 ...

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...

Behcet's Syndrome Society - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Behçet’s syndrome (now known as Behçet’s disease) is a chronic condition caused by disturbances in the body’s immune system. The society aims to provide information and support for people in the UK with Behçet’s disease and for those who care for them. They offer a telephone helpline service, a...

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.

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

Iaith Gwaith Barnardo’s Cymru has been working in Wales for over a century. Our aim is to reach out to the most disadvantaged children, young people, families and communities in Wales to help ensure that every child has the best possible start in life. We try to ensure that every young person can realise...

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...

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...

B.I.R.D Brain Injury Rehabilitation & Development Charity - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

At BIRD, we offer genuine hope for improvement when all hope seems lost. The term “brain injury” covers a huge variety of conditions. At BIRD, we make no distinction between types of brain injury and aim to treat people of all ages and all levels of severity. Many people with brain injury are...

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

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.

Association for Post Natal Illness - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Most people today have heard the term ‘baby blues’ used to describe a mild, short, period of depression which many women experience after childbirth. Fewer people are aware that as many as 10% of all recently delivered women develop postnatal depression. You are not alone in suffering. The...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Iaith Gwaith The Anorchidism Support Group (ASG) provides support to any person or families of boys with congenital (or acquired) absence of the testes – anorchidism. ASG maintains a register of affected families nationwide who support each other and in doing so feel less isolated and confused. The group...

Angelman Syndrome Support Education and Research Trust (ASSERT) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

ASSERT is a UK wide support group run by volunteers who have direct contact with people with Angelman Syndrome. A majority of volunteers are parents or relatives of children or adults with Angelman Syndrome. ASSERT can help in many ways. If you are a parent they can offer advice and support on a ...

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

The Anaphylaxis Campaign is a national registered charity. The Campaign provides support and information to the growing number of people at risk from life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis), particularly to foods, and works vigorously to achieve a safer environment for all those with...

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

Alström Syndrome UK provides support for those affected by Alström Syndrome, their carers and professionals working with them. Alström Syndrome is an ultra rare recessively inherited genetic disorder, which means that both parents will carry the gene although probably be unaffected themselves....

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...

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.

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...

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...

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. ...

Adfam - Families, Drugs and Alcohol - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Adfam is the national charity working to improve life for families affected by drugs and alcohol. Drug & alcohol use can threaten and ultimately destroy family relationships and well-being. We empower family members and carers, support front-line workers and influence decision-makers to stop...

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.

ACLT (African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The ACLT (African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust) is a leading cancer charity dedicated to raising the awareness of the shortage of Black and Ethnic Minority donors on the UK Bone Marrow, Blood and Organ registers and recruits potential donors to come forward at ACLT registration drives (via saliva...

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

We provide specialist and expert advocacy and 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...

A2z Au Pairs - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Whether you need an Au Pair who drives or perhaps want to host an Au Pair couple, A2Z Au Pairs will do our best to find you the most suitable Au Pair matches to choose from. We take all the hassle out of choosing an au pair by personally matching au pairs who match your family criteria. We then...

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

Founded 45 years ago, thousands of people with disabilities have enjoyed a memorable and fulfilling holiday away from their everyday life. Our grants programme assists families on a low income who have a family member with disabilities, to organise their own UK holiday. Carers can also be...

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

Iaith Gwaith 2 Wish Upon a Star raises funds to improve bereavement services in Wales. Our emphasis will be on bereavement support for parents after losing their child or young person under 25 suddenly and traumatically. We offer immediate support, counselling, play therapy, memory boxes and support groups.

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...

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...

"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...