Professionals

This part of the website applies to you if you are working with parents, children and young people and their families in an employed or voluntary capacity.

Cardiff Family Advice and Support.

Cardiff Family Advice and Support brings together a range of information, advice and assistance for children, young people and their families in Cardiff. This can be accessed through the Family Gateway.

This clear, accessible referral route is for anyone who wants to learn more about the support available for Children, Young People and their Families or has well-being concerns for children.

Referrals or requests for information, advice or assistance can be made by anyone working with a family, with the family’s consent, or by members of the public.

If you have Safeguarding Concerns for a child, young person or family please contact the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

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

The Cardiff Childcare Business Support Team are available to provide you with expert support and guidance covering all aspects of running a successful childcare provision from identifying where there is a need for new childcare, how to set it up and how to make it successful.

This is the team to contact if………..

  • You are thinking of becoming a childcare provider.
  • Are an existing childcare provider and would like some advice and support

The Workforce Development and Accredited Centre provides a range of training courses for all childcare staff in Cardiff.

This is the team to contact if………..

  • You are thinking of becoming a childcare provider.
  • You are an existing childcare provider and would like to find out what training is available and when
  • You would like to highlight what your training needs are (via the Training Needs Analysis)

The Family Gateway Information Team are on hand to support you make sure your childcare settings details on www.fis.wales are accurate and up to date.

This is the team to contact if………..

  • You are an existing childcare provider who wishes to ensure that the information parents, carers and professionals see about your service is up to date and accurate

Find registered childcare in Cardiff.

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The Childcare Offer for 3 and 4 year olds.

The Early Help service is committed to developing the skills of its employees and recognise that by undertaking new CPD courses and qualifications it can benefit both the organisation, employees, service users and our working partners. The Early Help Workforce Development team run an annual training programme aimed at all professionals working with young people and families in an early intervention role.

For more information on the training on offer please email us at workforcedevelopment@cardiff.gov.uk or to view the courses we have available please go to Cardiff Workforce Development and Accredited Centre.

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 for 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.

Children, Young People & Family Health Services

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

Barnardo’s Family Wellbeing Service

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