Being a parent can be demanding and rewarding in equal measure.

There are so many things parents are expected to know, and it is often the more complicated things that require the quickest response.

As a parent, you cannot possibly have all the answers all of the time.

Cardiff Family Advice and Support understands this, which is why we are on hand with the help you need, when you need it.

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Get in touch

You can call us on 03000 133 133 and trained advisers will listen to your questions and try to offer useful information, advice or assistance.

Send an email and somebody will get back to you as soon as possible ContactFAS@cardiff.gov.uk

Other advice and support:

Cardiff Parenting 0-18 is for any family expecting a baby, or with a child or young person aged 0-18 living in Cardiff.

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

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

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

Find registered childcare in Cardiff

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The Childcare Offer for 3 and 4 year olds.

Are you a registered childcare provider in Cardiff or are interested in becoming one?

Visit our Cardiff Childcare page for more information.

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Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

All childcare and play settings in Wales are advised to note the attached guidance issued by the Welsh Government and Public Health Wales on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The guidance can be found on the Welsh Government website at the following link:

https://gov.wales/guidance-educational-settings-about-covid-19

Although the guidance is mainly directed at schools and education settings, the same applies to all childcare and play settings. All such settings are asked to take note of this guidance and to regularly check the Public Health Wales Website where any future updates will be published directly:

https://phw.nhs.wales/topics/coronavirus/

Apply for a school place, school term dates, catchment areas, how to contact a school and Special Education Needs support.

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Adult Learning Cardiff are proud to provide courses suitable for all learners of all abilities within the Cardiff Local Authority.

Additional information about Education and Training in Cardiff can be found on Dewis Cymru

The Index is Cardiff’s voluntary register of children and young people with disabilities or additional needs.

Additional information about Disabilities or Additional Needs 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.

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

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

Activities and things to do at home

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

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