Flying Start - Family support services

What we do

We provide a variety of services to support parents to enable every child to have a flying start in life.

This includes:
- Free childcare in a choice of settings for children from the term after their second birthday to the term after their third birthday 2.5 hours per day 39 weeks per year.
- Intensive Health Visiting and midwifery support
- Parent Support services: advice, guidance, signposting and/or direct support on parenting and issues that impact on parenting (parenting confidently, managing finances, housing, ill health, basic skills) provided in groups or one-to-one in the family home
- Activities in the community, small groups and/or one-to-one in the home to encourage a child's development . These include Let's Play, Let's Talk, Baby Massage, Pop-in-and-Play, Ti a Fi and much more

Who do we support

Age Specific 0 - 4 years living in Flying Start area

Is there a charge to use this service?


Can anyone use this service?

Some activities are open access to children 0-4 and their families living within the catchment area, others require a referral from Health Visitor, other Professional or self referral

Service details for this family support services

Language: Bilingual

  • Able to support children with disabilities Yes
  • Are staff DBS checked? Yes


 You can send post here:

Flying Start
The Flying Start Building
CF62 9DA

 You can visit us here:

Flying Start
The Flying Start Building
CF62 9DA

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  • Accessible toilets
  • Hearing loop
  • Lift
  • Access by ramps/level access

 Opening times

Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm. Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm