Find support and advice for my family

Family life can be stressful and we all need help and advice at times. There are lots of ways we can support you and your family.

Childcare and Playgroups

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The Family Information Service can give you free advice and information on a wide range of childcare options and activities for children and young people aged 0–25, their families and carers.

Children with Disabilities

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The Children with Disabilities Team gives advice and support to children with disabilities and their families.



Parents & Substance Misuse

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The Integrated Family Support Team (IFST) supports vulnerable families to make changes in the interests of their children. If a substance misuse issue affects the parents’ ability to look after their children, the IFST can help.

Families First

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Families First in Powys provides support to families with children who are facing difficulties, providing different types of support to the whole family depending on what your needs are through projects, activities and training.

Powys Youth Justice Service

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The Powys Youth Justice Service (YJS) provides a service for young people aged 10 to 17 who have been involved in offending behaviour.

Help for children in need of support

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What is a Child in Need? A child or young person may be considered a Child in Need for various reasons. If you are worried about your child you can contact your nearest office and discuss your concerns.

More Information

Links to other websites:

Benefits advice –

CAIS (Drugs and Alcohol support service)

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