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

Afasic supports and provides information for families with children and young adults who have Speech Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) with a focus on Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). SLCN is the term used for children who have significant difficulties with talking, listening and/or...

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...

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...

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 Family Wellbeing Service: Cardiff - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Holistic and systemic wellbeing support for families who live in the Cardiff area (or whose children live in Cardiff). FWBS provides emotional and therapeutic support for families and children to improve their wellbeing and mental health.

Behavioural Therapy Clinic - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We provide bespoke behaviour analytical services to help individuals, families, residential services, charities and businesses manage or change behaviours, thoughts and emotions that impact upon their quality of life and well-being. ADVICE - Our analytical services help our clients to correctly ...

Cardiff and 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 where substance use, mental health and domestic abuse is having an impact on the welfare of children. We help...

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

Iaith Gwaith Cardiff Family Advice and Support offers a range of information, advice and assistance for children, young people and their families in Cardiff. The team can provide information and advice on: • Family life • Child behaviour • Childcare • Parental support • School attendance • Employment, money ...

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

Iaith Gwaith Flying Start is an early years programme set up by Welsh Government to support families by providing health advice, learning skills support and practical ideas to support themselves and their children towards a bright future. Services include: Enhanced Health Services Flying Start Health...

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 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 Strengthening Families Programme (for parents and young people aged 7-17 years) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Families attend 11 weekly 2 hour sessions, usually held in early evening, meeting other parents with young people aged between 7-17 During the first hour, parents, children and young people meet in their separate groups coming together in the second hour to work together as a family...

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 Psychology-Led Practitioners. A Senior Psychologist leads the team. We deliver personalised parenting interventions, within the home or community venue. We have a wealth of training in and experience of working with parents/carers, and babies, infants...

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...

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...

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

Child Bereavement UK helps children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families. For more information or...

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 ...

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,...

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 such as offending, poverty and unemployment. The project has 2 elements - firstly, we look at foundational issues such as homelessness, health,...

Connect Resolve - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Working with families to strengthen or reconnect relationships. Improving communication and helping parents to understand their child's behaviour. Enabling parents to co-ordinate their parenting styles. Working with just parents or the whole family. Also offers parent/child mediation.

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...

Cymryd Rhan - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Cymryd Rhan is a charity formed in 1986 to promote and assist people in Wales who are vulnerable and disadvantaged by reason of their learning and/or physical disability, mental health or age. We support people to live their life in their way. We take a transparent and inclusive approach towards ...

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 Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), also known as dyspraxia, is a common disorder affecting fine and/or gross motor coordination in children...

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...

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....

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...

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, Motor Neuron Disease, organ failure 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...

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

Open for business - please check our facebook page for updates. A warm and welcoming 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,...

Kolourful Unique - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith ‘Kolourful Unique’ provides a safe and creative learning environment for children and students with additional learning needs who either attend school on a part-time basis or are unable to attend school at all, between the ages of 0-16 years.

Letting the Future In - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Letting the Future In is a therapeutic service for children and young people aged 4-17 who have been sexually abused. Children and young people who have been abused can feel confused and upset about what’s happened to them but having the chance to explore their thoughts and feelings can be...

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...

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...

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

MACS provides emotional and practical support to people born without eyes and partially developed eyes and their families. They put families who have been through similar experiences in touch with each other and for emotional and peer support, as well as organising events and activities to bring ...

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...

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. ...

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

NYLO is a free 8 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 8 weeks the programme covers: - A healthy, balanced diet for young children - Correct portion sizes and healthy snack...

Odeon - Autism Friendly Cinema Screenings - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The ODEON hold Autism friendly screenings which are mainstream films shown in a sensory friendly environment. Lights are low, sound is turned down, trailers are omitted and people can bring their own food, make noise and move around the cinema as they feel comfortable. The screenings are for...

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

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

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...

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...

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 qualified and experienced Family Practitioners provide support to children, young people, and families ...

Same but Different: Cost of Living Support - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We know that there are many families affected by rare diseases and disabilities who are struggling with the cost of living crisis… and we want to help you. That’s why, working alongside our partners, we’ve created a list of resources to help you at this challenging time. We have also...

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

Iaith Gwaith Shine Cymru – Cardiff and Vale 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...

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...

Speech and Language Advice Line - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Speech and Language Therapist will be able to give helpful information about how talking develops and suggest activities which you can do to encourage play skills, understanding of language, using words and general communication.

Staying safe away from home – a guide for parents - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Getting the balance right between allowing children their independence and ensuring their safety when away from home can be difficult. A guide produced by the NSPCC provides advice and practical tips to parents on judging if a child is ready to be out on their own and how to prepare them for...

Talking Teens - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Talking Teens from Family Links acknowledges that the teenage years can be challenging both for parents and teenagers themselves. Talking Teens encourages an approach to relationships that supports young people to develop good emotional and mental health as they move towards adulthood and...

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

TGP Cymru’s Refugee and Asylum Programme (RAP) offers a holistic and rights-based approach to supporting and empowering young people. We Offer: Specialist independent professional advocacy Mentoring Group well-being / counselling Participation Belong youth group Peer mentoring scheme Advice &...

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

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

The Index is Cardiff’s voluntary register for children and young people with disabilities or additional needs. Working alongside a range of support services and professionals, it ensures that families of children and young people with disabilities or additional needs are kept up to date with...

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

The Movement Centre works with children and their families from across the UK to provide a unique, evidence-based therapy called 'Targeted Training.' The children who visit The Movement Centre have cerebral palsy, global developmental delay (GDD), or other problems of movement control. A course...

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

The PDA Space is a community led project that holds monthly workshops on the 2nd Friday of the month via Zoom at a small cost. We provide monthly live workshops and pre-recorded webinars for parents and professionals who want to become informed when supporting children with a neurodivergence.

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

Thrive Cardiff is a lively active support group for families that include a child/young adult with a disability. The group is organised and managed by volunteers. The families include children with a range of disabilities, including Autism, ADHD and Down Syndrome etc. It offers parents/carers...

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 ...

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....

Tŷ Hapus Counselling Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith At Tŷ Hapus our mission is to provide support for those with Dementia and their families. Tŷ Hapus free counselling offers you the chance to talk in a safe and confidential space whether it’s for support with life’s challenges or just someone to talk to.

Wear it, Share it - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

A Charity that provides children’s clothing to families who need support. Wear It Share It collects clothing from individuals and distribute them to people in need. They direct donations to families. They work with social service agencies and other professionals to identify people who are in...

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

Iaith Gwaith https://www.whereyoustand.org/ Where You Stand is an online information resource for parents, unpaid carers, disabled children and adults with learning disabilities. Where You Stand is an extensive guide written by carers (of people with a learning disability), for carers. It has information on...

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. 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, spatial...