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Families First

Families First helps families who need help. It is available for all families. The type of help you could get depends on your families specific needs.

It is administered by your local authority.

They can help with:

  • assessing the needs of your family and putting together support to meet these needs
  • coordinating support from different agencies
  • arranging support if someone in your family has a disability
  • advising on specific projects that can help your families specific needs


Cardiff Family Advice and Support offers a range of information, advice and assistance for children, young people and their families in Cardiff. The team can provide information and advice on:

  • Family life
  • Child behaviour
  • Childcare
  • Parental support
  • School attendance
  • Employment, money and housing
  • Information and signposting to other services


For more information and support, visit the Families First website at 

You can also call them 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