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

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

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

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

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

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

2wish - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith 2wish offers support for anyone affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a child or young person aged 25 and under. The child or young person who has died must be Welsh, must have resided in Wales or the death must have occurred in Wales. Sadly, 2wish cannot support everyone. We are...

A Child of Mine Help for Bereaved Parents - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

A Child of Mine is here to help and support anyone affected by the death of a child, in as many ways as we possibly can. Our website will always continue to be a main focus as a valuable resource for families after a child's death, but as time has moved on A Child of Mine has grown too, and we...

A Parent’s Guide to Swimming Pool Safety & Hygiene - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

A Parent’s Guide to Swimming Pool Safety & Hygiene covers important topics such as: - Basics of pool hygiene - how parents can help kids maintain good health and hygiene practices in and around the swimming pool. - Understanding and mitigating the risks of recreational water illnesses (RWIs) ...

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...

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

Action for Children has been working in Wales since 1911. We support vulnerable children, young people and families in Wales through over 100 projects and services, working in partnership with local authorities, health boards and other third sector organisations. Our aim is to give the children, ...

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

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

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

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

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...

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

The ADHD Foundation Neurodiversity Charity is the national ADHD charity for the UK, and the largest user-led ADHD charity in Europe. The Foundation promotes a neurodiverse paradigm in health, education and employment. Working in partnership with individuals, families, doctors, teachers,...

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

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

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

Iaith Gwaith Support for adoptive families and adopted adults. 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 will tell you about the ...

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

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

Age Cymru Carers Project - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Do you look after someone? You're not alone. Age Cymru's Carers Project, in partnership with Carers Trust Wales, wants to speak to carers who are over 50 years old. We want to hear about your caring experiences and the matters that are important to you. Our Older Carers Survey is open so that we ...

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...

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....

Amelia Trust Farm - GROW project - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Amelia Trust Farm is a small charity and Care Farm based in Barry. We run an alternative education provision called the GROW programme. The GROW programme supports disadvantaged and vulnerable young people from across South Wales. Many of our young people struggle in mainstream education, and...

Anaphylaxis Campaign Helpline - 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...

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 ...

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ar Trac - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The project brings together a range of interventions, co-produced by local agencies with children and young people. Ar Trac’s suite of age-appropriate services can be tailored based on the individual needs and strengths of the child and their family. As such, the project and what it offers will...

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...

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...

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

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...

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

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

Barnardo's 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...

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.

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...

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...

Bi Cymru/Wales (Cardiff) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

This is the all-Wales network for bisexual people and those who think they may be bisexual. We are a not-for-profit membership organisation run by bisexual people in Wales. We are entirely run by volunteers and reliant on donations and income from delivering training on bisexuality and bi issues ...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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 ...

Boloh - The Black and Asian family Covid-19 Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Barnardo's have also launched the first UK-wide helpline and live webchat facility for Black, Asian and minority ethnic children, young people and their families aiming to provide advice, signposting and support from trained specialist advisors and therapists – all of whom are from a diverse set ...

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 ONLINE support meetings EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING 7pm TO 9pm for registered service users ONLY. At the meetings we provide guided peer-led emotional support as well as the opportunity to obtain...

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

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

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

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

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

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

British 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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cardiff & Vale Integrated Family Support Team (IFST) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Cardiff & Vale Integrated Family Support Team (IFST) supports the needs of vulnerable families in crisis across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. We are here to help support families who are having problems with substance misuse which has an impact on the welfare of children. We help some of...

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

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

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

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

Cardiff and Vale Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Cardiff and the Vale FDAC launched in December 2021 following the Welsh Government providing funding for a two-year pilot programme. This is the first FDAC to be introduced in Wales and is a collaboration between Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan Local Authorities. The Family Drug and Alcohol...

Cardiff and Vale Integrated Autism Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Cardiff and Vale Integrated Autism service aims to help adults who are seeking a diagnosis of ASD, adults with ASD and the family and carers of individuals with a diagnosis of ASD across the age range. The service will provide people with access to advice, support and assistance to enable...

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

Iaith Gwaith Cardiff & Vale Tutors offers tuition for all. We offer Award winning online and face to face tuition which can be delivered in the safety of your own home or at local community centres. Our blogs offer advice on education linked topics. We provide a monthly newsletter and deliver quality one to...

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board – The Department of Sexual Health - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Department of Sexual Health (DoSH) provides all sexual health and contraception services. DoSH operates a phone first system in order to access an appointment. Clinics are held in the Cardiff Royal Infirmary, or a walk in clinic for patients under the age of 18 in Broad Street Clinic, Barry. ...

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

Iaith Gwaith Cardiff Family Advice and Support, is available to families, parents, children and young people in Cardiff. The service incorporates: The Family Gateway is a contact point for any professional, parent, child or young person to get the information, advice and assistance you need in Cardiff....

Cardiff Flying Start Parenting Group - GroBrain - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Over the 5 week course attendees will look at topics including: • How the brain is 'wired up' by early experiences and relationships. • The impact of stress on a baby's brain. • How to 'tune in' to your baby's cues and signals and practice ways to soothe a baby. • How to manage your baby's...

Cardiff Flying Start Parenting Group - It’s Child’s Play: Exploring the Benefits of Play - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

An 8-week course for parents/carers of children between 18 months and 4 years of age full of hands on fun experiences to develop an understanding of how a child learns and develops through play. Over the 8 weeks you will: • Understand how play supports physical development • Understand how play...

Cardiff Flying Start Parenting Group - Mini Talkers/Mini Explorers (Language & Play) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

6 weeks of fun packed sessions for parents/carers with toddlers up to the age of four. The programme is designed to give you top tips to support your child’s development through hands-on, fun, sensory activities that you share together. Over the 6 weeks, you and your child will discover: •...

Cardiff Flying Start Parenting Group - Parent Nurturing Programme - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Parent Nurturing Programme from Family Links believes that children are rewarding, stimulating and fun although looking after them can be stressful and challenging. The Parent Nurturing Programme helps deal with these challenges so that you can have a calmer, happier family life. The Parent...

Cardiff Flying Start Parenting Group - Stay and Play Sessions - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Stay & Play sessions are a chance for parents/carers get together and spend time playing with your children. It can be wonderful playing together in your own home, and Stay & Play can add to that by offering you a place to come together where you don’t have to worry about tidying up afterwards....

Cardiff Flying Start Parenting Group - Your Baby is Amazing - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

A small, intimate group run over 4 weeks for parents/carers and their baby - A wonderful opportunity to find out how amazing your baby really is! Over the 4-weeks, you and your baby will explore the following topics: • Hello baby • Face-to-Face tuning into your baby • Come and play with me •...

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

Cardiff Foodbank works to distribute food to people in Cardiff who are facing a financial crisis. The foodbank has been established to provide short term, emergency food to individuals and families in crisis. Please note that food is not available from our Warehouse in Splott but only from the...

Cardiff Parenting GroBrain (pregnancy – 12 months) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith GroBrain is a 5 week programme looking at the emotional side of parenthood, bonding and brain development. Parents learn how to ‘tune in’ to their babies cues and practice ways to soothe a baby. Over the 5 week course you will look at topics including: Help pregnant mothers connect diet and life ...

Cardiff Parenting Parent Nurturing Programme (18 months – 12 years) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Helps adults understand and manage feelings and behaviour and become more positive and nurturing in their relationships with children and each other. It encourages an approach to relationships that gives children and adults an emotionally healthy start for their lives and learning. As the...

Cardiff Parenting -Parents First psychology led service for parents delivered on an individual basis - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We aim to help you understand your child’s development and behaviour with Home Liaison Officers (HLOs) and Educational Psychologists. We usually start by visiting you where you live to get to know more about you and your family. It is a chance for you and your child to find out more about us and...

Cardiff Parenting Triple P - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Triple P – Positive Parenting Program (a group for parents of teenagers). Parents attend 5 weekly 2 hour sessions, plus two weeks of support through phone calls Triple P is designed to: • Prepare young people to develop their skills in handling peer pressure and building a positive future...

Cardiff Parents Plus Psychology-Led Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We are a team made up of Psychologists and Parenting Practitioners. A Specialised Psychologist leads the team. We deliver personalised parenting interventions, within the home or community venue. We have a wealth of training and experience in working with parents/carers, and babies, infants and ...

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

Cardiff Twins and Multiple Birth Club members are families with twins, triplets, or more and expectant parents of multiples. Membership is by a yearly subscription. Established in 1983 we have over 60 member families with children ranging from a few months to 20+ years. We hold bi-weekly baby & ...

Care for the Family - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are a national charity which runs events across the UK that would benefit couples, parents and those that are bereaved. Care for the Family has been supporting and encouraging families in the UK since 1988. We aim to strengthen family life & help those facing family difficulties. We hold...

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

Please note - These services are continuing, but due to COVID-19 are being done virtually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month between 3.45pm - 4.45pm please contact for further details. Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their...

Caring for someone with dementia - a guide for family and friends - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Carers Trust Wales have published Caring for someone with dementia: A guide for family and friends, a comprehensive resource that brings together the practical information and emotional guidance that carers need to support their own well-being.

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, promotes and supports research & study into the cause prevention & treatment of CDH. We hold annual ‘get togethers’ to...

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

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

Cerebral Palsy 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 ...

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...

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, ...

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...

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 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...

Childcare Business Support Team - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Are you thinking of setting up a childcare business? Do you need support with your current childcare business? The Childcare Business Support services are available to new and existing childcare providers – we work with schools, playgroups, day nurseries, after school and holiday clubs,...

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...

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

Welcome to Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children. Childnet’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children. We work...

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

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

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

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

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'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'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 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 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 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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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

Hemiplegia 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 ...

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...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

Cruse Bereavement Support Cardiff & the Vale offer confidential one to one bereavement support to anyone grieving the loss of a loved one. Cruse Bereavement Support Cardiff and The Vale offers: - Literature, advice and access to a free helpline 08088081677 - Email support at...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

Debutots storytelling and imaginative play - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

I run a storytelling and imaginative play franchise called Debutots. We tell our original stories to babies and young children (from 6 months to 7 years) and support them to interact with sounds, words and actions appropriate to each story. The 30 minute session also involves music, dance,...

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

Please note - These services are continuing, but due to COVID-19 are being done virtually, please contact for further details. Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. Dementia Support Workers provide advice,...

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

We provide both private and Legal Aid funded family mediation in relation to both child arrangement and financial and property issues. For further information, please get in touch via 0113 468 9593 or at info@directmediationservices.co.uk

Domestic Abuse, Recovering Together (DART) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

DART is a 10-week programme that helps mothers and children strengthen their relationships following domestic abuse. Over the programme they will explore their experiences within a safe and friendly environment, promoting openness and honesty. Goals of the group We'll help women and children: - ...

Down's Heart Group - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Provides parent friendly support and information relating to heart problems associated with Down's Syndrome. The Group aims to provide unbiased, up to date facts, thus enabling individuals to make informed choices.

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...

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...

Dyspraxia Foundation Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Dyspraxia Foundation is a country wide charity, founded in 1987 as the Dyspraxia Trust by two mothers who met at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children. Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), also known as dyspraxia, is a common disorder affecting fine and/or gross motor...

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...

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

The Education Welfare Service works in close partnership with schools, other professionals within the LA, the Health Service and other statutory and voluntary agencies in Cardiff in order to promote and enforce regular and punctual school attendance of children of compulsory school age who...

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

Elevate is a coaching and mentoring charity that works with young people to improve their self-esteem, raise their aspirations and help them build skills, whilst reducing their levels of disengagement with education and society. We train and match community mentors and personal coaches to young...

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

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

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...

Engage to Change - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Engage to Change will work with 1,000 young people in Wales aged 16-25 with learning disabilities, learning difficulty and/or autism to develop their work skills through paid work placements lasting 6-12 months with 800 employers across Wales. Drawing from previous good practice the project...

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

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

Eric 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...

Ethnic Minorities and Youth Support Team Wales (EYST) BME CYP Project - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Funded by Welsh Government through the Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant, Ethnic Minorities and Youth Support Team (EYST Wales) are pleased to announce our new exciting BME CYP Project to support children aged 0 to 25 and their families who have additional or multiple needs....

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 ...

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

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

Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (FFLAG) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

FFLAG is a national voluntary organisation and registered charity. We are dedicated to supporting parents and their lesbian, gay, bisexual and Trans daughters and sons. We provide a central point for exchange of information between parents groups and local parent contacts. FFLAG supports the...

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...

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

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

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

Iaith Gwaith Family pressures can sometimes be difficult to manage without emotional support and guidance to help. Many people feel confused by what information is available or struggle to access services close to home. Our free FamilyLine service tackles these issues in a new and innovative way by using a...

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

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

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

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

Family 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 Mediation Cymru - Cardiff 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 Pathway - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Family Pathway empowers parents by focusing on existing strengths and relationships within the family. We nurture and improve parent skills and strategies to understand and cope with all kinds of struggles, so parent-child relationship is strengthened. Coaching for Parents - We provide 1:1...

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...

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...

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.

Foster Care Cardiff (Cardiff Council Private Fostering) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The law says parents & carers making private fostering arrangements need to tell their local Council. Ideally this should be 6 weeks before the arrangement starts but if it starts in an emergency, within 48 hours. A Private fostering arrangement is:- • a child under the age of 16 (under 18 if...

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

Iaith Gwaith There are many reasons children need to be fostered. From parents being unwell to relationship breakdowns, parents facing custodial sentences to concerns over neglect and abuse. Just as there are many reasons for children entering into foster care, there are many ways in which people can...

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. Fosterline Wales, is our high quality, bi-lingual information and advice line for current and prospective foster ...

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

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

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

Go Beyond is a registered charity which provides FREE five day respite breaks for children aged between 8 and 15 years old who are living in challenging conditions and do not have any opportunity to access recreational or social settings.. We believe every child has the right to make positive...

Good Neighbours in North Cardiff - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Provide help with shopping, transport and telephone companionship. Clients usually make a voluntary donation for services provided.

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...

Grobrain Toddler - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith GroBrain Toddler is a course for Mums, Dads, Partners and Carers of infants aged 1-3 years. Being a parent of a toddler can be a tricky time, as our little ones become more independent. The course is designed to help parents and carers to understand your toddler and learn why it’s so hard being...

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

Helping Kids Shine - Private Occupational Therapy Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

I typically work with children who are struggling to learn skills that their friends take for granted. I help them to develop their skills and become happy and confident both at home and at school. The aim of the Service is to assess and provide Occupational Therapy for children and young people ...

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

Iaith Gwaith Parenting is not always easy! It can be lonely, frustrating, heart-breaking and overwhelming. You are not alone. Home-start Cymru works alongside families like yours to give compassionate and confidential support.

Home start Cymru - volunteer with us... - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Home-Start Cymru offers free, confidential support and practical help to parents of young children living across Wales via trained volunteers.

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

Are you a family, with at least one child under the age of 11 and are struggling with Mental Health, isolation or implementing boundaries and routines for your children? Then you could be eligible for some free remote support from one of our trained Rainbow volunteers. Our volunteers provide...

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

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

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

Hope supports young people aged 5-25 when a loved one has a serious illness such as cancer, Covid-19, Motor Neuron Disease etc. We're available from the moment of diagnosis for however long we're needed, whatever the outcome for the patient. Our online support service is available across the UK...

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

We are a volunteer run 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...

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 ...

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...

Internet Matters - Helping parents keep their children safe online - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We’re a not-for-profit organisation that has a simple purpose – to help keep children safe in the digital world. As we’re backed by the UK’s most prominent internet industry players and are supported by leading child online safety experts, we’re able to offer you the best advice and information...

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...

Julie Miller Play Therapy - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Play is the most natural form of communication for children. Children find it easier to play out their experiences rather than verbally express how they understand or feel about situations. Play Therapy is a type of child therapy that helps children process difficult life events in a safe and...

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...

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...

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

Open for business please check our facebook page. A warm and welcoming weekly stay and play group for preschool and home educated children with additional needs, disabilities, and life-limiting conditions, and their families, friends, and carers. Run by specialists in play, disability, creative...

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...

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...

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

Bullying is the repetitive, intentional hurting of one person or group by another person or group, where the relationship involves an imbalance of power. It can happen face-to-face or through cyberspace , and comes in many different forms. Our mission is to provide children, families, carers and ...

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

Iaith Gwaith Kinship 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.

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...

Kooth.com - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Kooth.com is a free, anonymous, confidential online counselling service for young people aged 11-19 years. You can talk to a trained counsellor about anything that's bothering you no matter how little or big. We also offer sessions with a Welsh speaking counsellor. At Kooth.com you can also post ...

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...

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

Having a child diagnosed with cancer or leukemia comes as a devastating blow. When a child has been diagnosed with cancer or leukemia, the chemotherapy treatment can last from six months to three years, with follow-up treatment and check-ups meaning a child could be under medical supervision for ...

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 ...

Little Stars - Professional Nanny Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

I am a Professional Nanny living in North Cardiff. I have a fully enhanced DBS, full insurance, Level 3 Paediatric First Aid trained, Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety, Level 2 Health & Safety, safeguarding trained plus I have many other certificates and can provide references if requested. I am a...

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...

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

Iaith Gwaith We are a community based recovery centre that has an all-addictions approach (e.g. gambling, alcohol, sex, drugs, eating disorder), and welcomes anyone who needs support taking that first step towards recovery or wanting to maintain their ongoing recovery. We also welcome and provide advice and ...

Llamau - Cardiff Young Persons Accommodation and Support - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Funded by Cardiff Council, Llamau (in partnership with Hafod) provide 50+ units of 24 hour staffed supported accommodation in smaller projects, located in various areas of the city. Young people facing homelessness and with a variety of complex vulnerabilities and support needs are referred to...

Llamau @53 - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Working in close partnership with Cardiff Council's Children's Services and Housing/Homelessness Services, Llamau's Basement Service provides housing and welfare rights advice, assessment of need and Family Mediation. The aim, wherever possible and appropriate, is to prevent homelessness. The...

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 ...

Lost for words - e-book for bereaved children - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

#LostForWords is a new e-book created by Ben Brooks-Dutton with the Life Matters task force – a coalition of charities calling for better support for bereaved families. The free to download e-book is made up of advice and insights from children bereaved from infancy to teenage years, including...

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,...

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

The ManKind Initiative is a national charity (registered in 2001) providing an information, support and signposting service to male victims of domestic abuse and their families. The helpline is manned by trained people who give information and support on all aspects of domestic abuse. They...

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...

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...

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...

ME Association and ME Connect helpline - 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 aim is to support people with ME/CFS through all stages...

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

We are the top-rated Family Mediation Service in England & Wales. We help you if you are going through a divorce or separation to resolve the parenting and financial issues as amicably, cost-effectively and fairly as possible.

Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

MACS provide emotional and practical support to the families of children born without eyes and partially developed eyes. They put families who have been through similar experiences in touch with each other and publish a newsletter. MACS provide: - Emotional support through our helpline and...

MindHub - Website to support young people's wellbeing - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith An online hub has been created by young people for young people, it provides information and links to services in relation to your emotional health and wellbeing.

Mini First Aid Cardiff and Newport - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our Multi Award winning classes are delivered in a relaxed and comfortable style and give you confidence to know what actions to take if faced with a medical emergency. Mini First Aid offers a range of classes for all the family; parents, grandparents, carers and for children as young as three...

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...

Mothers Matter C.I.C - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our aim and passion is to stop pregnant women, Mothers and their families getting to crisis point, Our mission is to work alongside vulnerable pregnant women and their families to ensure we meet their maternity, health and social needs, to encourage and empower good mental health and well-being. ...

Mudiad Meithrin - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Mudiad Meithrin is a voluntary organisation and is the main provider of Welsh-medium early years care and education in the voluntary sector. Our aim is to give every young child in Wales the opportunity to benefit from early years care and education experiences through the medium of Welsh. We...

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 ...

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...

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

We help schools, nurseries and families create a culture of positive mental wellbeing. Our programmes for teachers, parents and children help to prepare today’s children for tomorrow’s world by building resilient, balanced and happy minds at home, nursery and school. We combine the latest...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Newlife the charity 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 ...

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

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

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

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

NYLO (Nutrition for Your Little One) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

NYLO is a free 6 week programme that can help families feel more confident to provide a healthy, balanced diet for their child and help them to be a healthy weight. Over the 6 weeks the programme covers: - A healthy, balanced diet for young children - Correct portion sizes and healthy snack...

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.

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

Iaith Gwaith We're all about inclusion and running activities that meet the needs of the whole family. Since the pandemic we have moved everything online and have 1:1 referral sessions. Referrals can be made via our website by parent carers directly or healthcare professionals. We will have community events...

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

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

Pact - Prison Advice and Care Trust - 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...

Parent Talk Wales - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Support for parents in Wales. Read our parenting articles or speak to us via live chat in English or Welsh Parent Talk Wales offers free, down-to-earth information and advice for parents of children aged 0-19 from Action for Children. The confidential one-to-one online chat service connects...

Parenting. Give it time. - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith This website has been developed by the Welsh Government with the help of a range of organisations and professionals including psychologists, health visitors, academics and parenting experts. It is not intended to tell parents what to do, but to offer practical parenting information, tips and...

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 infl