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People in Harmony - making mixed race matter - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

People in Harmony (PIH) is a membership organisation for mixed race people, families and couples. We have been providing information and support for over 50 years to members, researchers, statutory bodies and the general public. One of our aims is to influence and improve ways in which public...

The Parent Network and Community Forum - Caerphilly Borough - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We support the community to get together online or in group to take part in a range of activities such as craft, cooking, learning new skills and gaining qualifications. We help parents and the community to have a voice in shaping local services and policies that impact on them, their families...

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...

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,...

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...

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

Anaphylaxis UK is the only UK-wide charity operating solely for the growing numbers of people at risk of serious allergic reactions and anaphylaxis. While there’s no treatment or cure for anaphylaxis, we believe that by providing information, training and support, there is a brighter future for...

Autistic Minds Caerphilly Community Hub - Support groups - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

If you're autistic and feeling lonely why not come along to our support groups and activities. Bring your own craft session - Monday - 1pm- 3pm Tabletop Gaming - Tuesday - 1:30pm - 3:00pm WarGaming - Wednesday - 1pm - 3:30pm Trading Card Games - Thursday - 10am - 12pm Dungeons and dragons -...

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. At BIRD we support children with communication, learning, social and emotional and/or physical difficulties. The people we treat may be affected by: Dyslexia/dyspraxia Stroke Autism ADHD / ADD Cerebral palsy Congenital...

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

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

Barnardo's Confident Parents Stronger Families - Caerphilly - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The service provides individual support to parents of children aged 8-17 across Caerphilly and aims to promote family resilience. Parents are supported to learn new skills and strategies to enhance their child’s health, well-being, and development. Parents can access support through individual...

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.

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 ...

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.

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

Bliss offers a wide range of free services to help and support the parents and wider families with premature or sick babies. Information We provide information about caring for premature and full-term sick babies at every stage of their hospital journey, and after they have gone home. Our...

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 ...

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

Brain Tumour Support is uniquely dedicated to providing support for anyone affected by any type of brain tumour, at any point from diagnosis and for as long as support is needed.​ We are here not just for the patients themselves, but also families, carers and loved ones who are dealing day to...

Brain Tumour Support Group - South East Wales - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

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

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.

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

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

Caerphilly Adventures - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The project aims to develop teambuilding skills and improve communication, and help build relationships and confidence within the family. Caerphilly Adventures provides group sessions in the outdoors for families and young people, for example, rock climbing, canoeing, beach activities, archery...

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

Iaith Gwaith The Families First Programme ensures families’ needs come first. If you and your family need support, advice or guidance, we can help. Can can offer support for: - Wellbeing and low level mental health needs - Managing challenging behaviours - Advocacy services (Parent & Child) - Domestic abuse ...

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

Iaith Gwaith The Family Information Service is part of the role of our Early Years Hub which is the main contact point for any professional, parent, or family member who needs information, advice, and support. We provide tailor-made, friendly, free and impartial information, advice and guidance for all the...

Caerphilly Registration Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Registration Service is responsible for the registration of births, deaths and still-births, for taking legal notices of marriages and civil partnerships and for conducting ceremonies, including marriage, civil partnership, naming, re-affirmation of vows and citizenship ceremonies. This page ...

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

Iaith Gwaith Caerphilly CBC Carers Team are now offering support to young carers. We can offer: - One to one support which includes what matters to you as a young carer (known as a carer’s assessment). - Group sessions to chat about your caring role with us and other carers. - Opportunities for well-being...

Cafcass Cymru - Gwent - 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...

CARE ONE 2 ONE - Respite service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

It provides respite sitting services, overnight support and holiday respite services for carers to take a break. ( dependant on staff availability.)

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.

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 ...

Children & Young People's Domestic Abuse Service (Llamau) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith This project provides targeted support for children and young people affected by domestic abuse through both individual and group sessions, ensuring that they are supported to explore and share their experiences and feelings. The individual sessions may take place in the home, school, or...

Children and Young People Advocacy (Supported by NYAS) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith A confidential, independent issue-based advocacy service that supports children and young people by helping them to have their voice heard. The project works on a 1:1 basis to enable the child, or young person, to promote their views, wishes, and feelings and get something stopped, started or...

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 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.

Choose2Change - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Choose2Change is a service to increase the safety of victims of domestic abuse through working with the perpetrator. The service can work with perpetrators in both one-to-one setting and a group setting depending on the individuals and their location. It is an intervention that includes...

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...

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

CHC (nits.net) helps families and schools to cope with head lice by successfully wet combing the Bug Busting way. Our current work centres on development of the Bug Busting solution to head lice and nits. Head lice produce symptoms of minor medical consequence, but cause enormous distress....

Confident Parents, Stronger Families (Barnardo's) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Provides targeted parenting support for families with children aged 8-17. Using a strength-based approach, CPSF will work alongside families to create a tailored support plan which meets the family’s needs. Building and sustaining positive respectful relationships with parents to enhance their...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Crisis Intelligent - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Are you a parent/Caregiver struggling with your child's behaviour and struggling to understand why the behaviours are present? Do you find yourself asking: Why? Are they trying to wind me up? They know what buttons to press. Their manipulative, spoilt, controlling! Welcome to being a parent, its ...

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.

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

CURB provides families and parents of children who are victims of bullying with support – letter writing, Authorities Procedures (including Special Educational needs), legal support and 24 hour helpline plus answering services. (3 main areas: young people, post 16 education and special needs)

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 ...

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,...

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 Service - Family Safety (Llamau) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith This project offers individual sessions providing immediate safety work, support, and guidance enabling families affected by domestic abuse to remain within their home. This project also provides group sessions for parents to develop their understanding of the impact that domestic abuse has on...

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...

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

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

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 Liaison Officer Service - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

The Family Liaison Officer Role is to support and help families living in Gwent who have a child or young person who is undergoing diagnosis or has a diagnosis of a disability or developmental difficulty. we can provide help, support and signposting with matters such as: • Liaising with health ...

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

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

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

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

Forget-me-not Chorus Online Session - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Our community: Supporting everyone living with dementia Are you looking for a group to support you as you face the challenges of dementia? Join us and hundreds of other people who understand. Membership is free, and no referral is needed. Our meetings take place every week, and are a relaxed,...

Fusion Torfaen and Caerphilly - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Fusion is an innovative intervention that aligns and focuses resources, services and programmes from a wide range of sectors and organisations, enabling them to directly support people across Wales.

HCT Help Caring Team - Headquarters - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are a non-judgemental registered Charity - 1189021, based in Blackwood who are here to provide support to those in need. We have a range of services to help families and vulnerable people who may need a food bank, clothes, pet food, baby items such as nappies and wet wipes and general...

HCT Help Caring Team - Working Families Foodbank - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We are a non-judgemental registered Charity - 1189021, based in Blackwood who are here to provide support to those in need. Our Pink Pantry working Families foodbank is here to support families, individuals and couples struggling with the cost of living and in need of support. We provide a range ...

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...

Holy Trinity Church Food Co-operative - Ystrad Mynach - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Holy Trinity Food Co Op scheme is available to homes in our community where managing their weekly budget is difficult. We supply tins, packets, store cupboard staples and fresh food in our bags and is £3.. It is a community meeting place with free beverages and advice area for subjects such as...

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...

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...

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...

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

Iaith Gwaith We aim to help prevent suicide through direct intervention with vulnerable people, raise awareness on mental health/suicide issues, promote positive mental health and support people suffering with bereavement through suicide in South Wales. Our foundation seeks to protect vulnerable people and...

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

Have fun with creativity! KeyCreate run completely accessible and enjoyable Creative Workshops for people of all ages with any disability in South Wales. They are well qualified and experienced in providing creative play through use of storytelling, music, drama, dance, movement and sensory...

Kids Cancer Charity - 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...

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.

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

We provide parent to parent support for all breastfeeding parents 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 - Pregnancy Matters Life Matters - 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 ...

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

This programme provides educational intervention for a family identified by statutory or voluntary services as at risk, or as needing early intervention, with regard to child sexual abuse or exploitation (CSAE) but have not met the threshold for formal intervention or would benefit from...

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

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

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

Iaith Gwaith Lucy Faithfull Foundation UK brings the Shore website to you, which aims to provide a safe space online for teenagers who are worried about sexual behaviour. Worried about sexual thoughts or behaviour? Are you worried about your own or someone else’s sexual thoughts, feelings or actions? We can ...

Lucy Faithfull Foundation UK and Ireland resources/website - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

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

Lucy Faithfull Foundation Wales - Public education sessions - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Our public sessions include: Parents Protect - A session for parents/carers on the facts around child sexual abuse and our responsibility to prevent it. The session can be tailored with information to support families of children with additional needs. Professionals Protect - A session for...

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

The ManKind Initiative is a national charity (registered in 2001) providing an information 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 signpost...

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...

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

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

Michael Climer Legacy Fund with Holy Trinity Church Ystrad Mynach - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Holy Trinity Outreach makes weekly food deliveries to homes in our community where managing their weekly budget is difficult. We supply fresh, chilled and ambient food at no charge and are also willing to offer contact details for other agencies if requested to do so when additional help is...

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

InCtrl is a service that is designed to help keep children aged 9- to 13-years-old safe online to prevent technology-assisted child sexual abuse (TA-CSA). We support children and young people to build digital resilience by helping them recognise the risks they encounter online, promoting their...

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.

Parent Advocacy (Supported by NYAS) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

A confidential, independent service that support parents to have their voice heard. The project works on a 1:1 basis and supports parents to resolve issues, make changes, engage with support services and to navigate systems.

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...

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

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

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

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

Prisoners' 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.

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

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

REACH (Reach Engage and Change Happens) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith REACH (Reach Engage and Change Happens) is a prevention project for 8-17 year olds living in Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent who are at risk of offending or displaying anti-social behaviour. Each child will work closely with a member of the REACH team for 3 - 6 months. The work will focus on the...

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

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

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

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

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...

River Church Fareshare Scheme - Pontllanfraith - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Not everyone needs the support of a foodbank. But in these crazy days... maybe you could do with your shopping bill being reduced a bit for a few weeks. If that is you - then PLENTY could be exactly what you are looking for! River Church food pantry/ community fareshare scheme is based in...

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

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

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 ...

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

Safe Families vision is to offer hope, belonging and support to children, families and care leavers, we do this primarily, but not exclusively with and through local churches. We believe no one should feel alone. We exist to create relationship and connection because everyone deserves to belong. ...

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...

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

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

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

Iaith Gwaith Sêr Bach / Little Stars - Shine Cymru’s Early Intervention Project. This service focuses on providing support, information and advice on / to: • Benefits, finances and funding • parents-to-be who have received an ante-natal diagnosis of spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus • new parents, and...

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

Stop It Now! Family and Friends Forum - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith We’ve spoken to hundreds of people who have been affected by someone close to them viewing sexual images of children online. Everyone is different but we know that many family members are deeply shocked and distressed by their family member’s behaviour, their lives maybe turned upside down, and...

Stop It Now! National Helpline - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Anyone with a concern about child sexual abuse and its prevention can anonymously call the Stop It Now! helpline. We encourage you to trust your gut and call, whatever your worry or level of concern. Our advisors can support anyone struggling with their own or a loved one’s sexual thoughts,...

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

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

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

Iaith Gwaith Supporting Family Change (SFC) coordinates support for families in times of need. The project brings together a Team Around the Family (TAF) who can offer support for a wide range of needs, particularly when a family has more than two needs. A designated support practitioner works with the...

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

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

Talk With Me - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith The Welsh Government have launched the ‘Talk with Me’ campaign page, it includes sections for parents and practitioners, with information and resources to help children with learning to talk. Resources will be updated and added as they are developed over the course of the campaign. Every child...

Targeted Youth and Family Engagement - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Part of the Targeted Youth and Family Engagement Programme TYFE Youth Engagement provides supported interventions for children aged 8 and above to develop personal and social skills, raise confidence and build self-esteem and resilience. Family Engagement consists of a range of activities 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 Beresford Pregnancy Counselling Centre - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

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

The Centre for Emotional Health (Family Links) - Parent Group Leader Training - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tree of Hope is the crowdfunding charity that helps children and young people with a disability or illness by supporting their families to raise the money they need to pay for specialist care that is not freely available through the UK healthcare system. Tree of Hope supports families to...

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.

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

Our family assessment centre, Ty Seren in Bridgend, provides residential parenting assessments of parent(s) and babies up to the age of 2. These are led by our social workers, but supported by a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) including our own health visitor and key workers.  We can support up to ...

Understanding your teenagers brain (for teenagers only) - FREE online course - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Understanding your teenagers brain is a free online course for teenagers. - Have you noticed changes in your behaviour? - Do you sleep more than you used to? - Want to know more why teenagers are more open minded? Your brain is changing. Find out more.

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

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

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

Vasculitis UK aims to support those suffering from vasculitis diseases and their families by providing information and advice, and helping them to contact others with vasculitis. Do you already have vasculitis or are you suspected of having vasculitis? Does someone you know have vasculitis?...

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

Iaith Gwaith SUPPORT OFFERED VIA PHONE AND INTERNET Vesta - Specialist Family Support CIC was formerly known as Polish Domestic Violence Helpline (PDVH). We offer specialist services for Polish families in Wales. Our support focuses on domestic abuse, parenting and mental health. We offer: - domestic abuse ...

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

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

We Stand - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

We Stand supports all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. We provide a range of unique and specialist support services, offering practical and emotional support to non-abusing parents, carers and families. These include a UK wide helpline, talking therapy for ...

Wellbeing Support for Families (Platfform) - Family support services (Opens in a new window)

Iaith Gwaith Platfform is a Mental Heath and Social Change Charity. We work with people experiencing mild to moderate challenges with their mental health, and with communities who want to create a greater sense of connection, ownership and wellbeing in the places they live. Our project works with the whole...

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

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

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

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

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

Working Families is the UK’s national charity for working parents and carers. Our mission is to remove the barriers that people with caring responsibilities face in the workplace. We help working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and...

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

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

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

Iaith Gwaith One to one and community based sessions support young mums, dads and couples to overcome barriers and tackle challenges they face in developing as young people and as parents. The sessions introduce parents to a range of services, information and advice, as well as providing a variety of...

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

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

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

Iaith Gwaith Youth Respect is a project for children over the age of 10 who show early indications of, or are already exhibiting abusive, aggressive, and controlling behaviours in family or intimate relationships.