Children and young people

Find information and advice for children and young people.

What’s Next? Your Life. Your Future.

A website for young people hosting provision and opportunities available in Cardiff.

“Young people of Cardiff! Are you and your friends confused about the future? Like Brandon, you can learn about exciting opportunities for young people on the ‘What’s Next?’ website

We know how important it is to be able to access the right service at the right time.

If you live in Cardiff and are under 25, Cardiff Family Advice and Support offers a free service providing information, advice and assistance to young people.

The service will listen to what you have to say, and can offer direct support or will enable you to find the best service for you.

If you contact us we will speak with you about your concerns and either work with you and your family directly, or put you in touch with the right service for you.

Cardiff Family Advice and Support can give you, information, advice or assistance on:

Rise is a dedicated service offering specialist emotional and practical support for children and young people affected by domestic violence/abuse.

Fearless is a service that allows you to pass on information about crime 100% anonymously. This means you don’t have to give any personal details.

South Wales Police

Additional information about being safe in Cardiff can be found on Dewis Cymru

Mind Hub, created by young people for young people. It provides information and links to services in relation to your emotional health and well-being.

Change Grow Live is a charity that supports people to change their lives for the better.

“Someone on your side.” An Information, advice and advocacy helpline for children and young people.

Additional information about children and young people’s wellbeing in Cardiff can be found on Dewis Cymru.

Children, Young People & Family Health Services

A tailored, specialist and confidential Sexual Health and Relationship Service for young people aged 11-25 in Cardiff.

Additional information about children and young people’s health in Cardiff can be found on Dewis Cymru.

The Into Work Service provides employment and digital support to individuals actively seeking employment or looking to up-skill. You do not have to be out of work to access these services.

For Jobseekers – We offer one to one support and intensive mentoring through externally funded projects and volunteering opportunities. Access support from over 20 different Cardiff locations.

There is a specialist youth team to help 16-24 year olds who have expert mentors to give one to one help to find work experience, jobs and training.

Additional information about Employment in Cardiff can be found on Dewis Cymru.

Help with managing your money and debts.

Dealing with money issues can be confusing, but if you don’t understand how things like credit or mortgages work, you could end up losing out financially or getting yourself in debt.

If you’re struggling to manage your money, we can offer help and support in a number of areas such as budgeting, income maximisation and managing debt.

Hubs offer many services under one roof from advice, benefits and housing as well as community events, training and internet access.

Additional information about Money in Cardiff can be found on Dewis Cymru.

The UK Youth Parliament enables young people to use their energy and passion to change the world for the better.

The Welsh Youth Parliament members will highlight and debate issues at a national level. Gathering views from young people across Wales and working with those with the power to make changes.

The official network for young people aged 11-25 in Cardiff, advocating positive change to make Cardiff a better place to live, work and play.

A platform for Children and Young people to make their voice heard and to inform and influence the future of the health service in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.

Cardiff Youth Service works with young people to develop interesting, challenging and creative opportunities and experiences. We help young people fulfil their unique potential.

If you are 18 to 21 years old and at risk of homelessness you can access specialist help at Cardiff Councils Young Persons Accommodation Gateway.

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Cardiff Housing is supported by Cardiff Council and the Cardiff Housing Associations, Cadwyn. Cardiff Community Housing Association, Hafod, Linc, Newydd, Taff  Housing Association, United Welsh and Wales & West Housing. The website offers information about rented and affordable accommodation in Cardiff, including Cardiff housing waiting list, assisted home ownership schemes, and privately rented accommodation . It aims to help those looking for a home to make choices about the most suitable option for them.

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Additional information about Housing in Cardiff can be found on Dewis Cymru

Want to know what’s on in Cardiff? Got things you want to see? Don’t know where your nearest park, sports club or volunteering opportunity is?

Additional information about Children and young people’s activities in Cardiff can be found on Dewis Cymru