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Alcoholics Anonymous Support and advice for people with alcohol problems
ACE - The Advisory Centre for Education Provides advice and information to parents and carers on a wide range of school based issues
Action for Children Committed to helping the most vulnerable and neglected children, young people and families
ADDISS The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service
Adoption UK Run by and for adopters, providing self-help information, advice, support and training on adoption and adoptive parenting.
AFASIC Cymru Supports parents of children with speech, language and communication impairments
Aim Higher Encourages progression to higher education.
Alcohol concern The national charity on alcohol misuse
Anti-Bullying Alliance Aim to stop bullying & create safer environments for children & young people
ASH UK Action on Smoking and Health
Ask Dan Wales Drug and Alcohol Helpline
Baby Registry An independent information service providing free help to parents in the UK
Baby Sensory Provides sensory development activities that arefun for parents and babies to share in the vital first year.
BBC Learning The BBC's adult and child learners resource
Beat Bullying Leading bullying prevention charity
BeGrand.net Information & support about everything to do with grandparenting
BLISS Provides support & care to premature babies in the UK
Bookstart Supports parents and carers to enjoy books with their child
Bounty Information about pregnancy and babies
British Dental Health Foundation Dedicated to improving oral health
British Dietetic Association Recipes and ideas for healthy snacking
British Nutrition Foundation Information on nutrition
Bubbalicious A website aimed at young parents
Bullies Out Working with the bullied, bullies and bystanders
Bullying Doctor The knowledge and skills you need to defuse bullying
Business, Innovation and Skills Government Department Website
Canllaw Developing and supporting information services for young people.
Care & Social Services Inspectorate Wales - CSSIW A directory of services and Inspection reports of Registered Childcare Providers in Wales.
Care for the Family Aims to promote strong family life and to help those who face family difficulties.
Careers Wales Careers information, guidance and advice
Changing Places - Find a Disabled Facility Toilet An online resource to help people to locate a disabled facilities toilet
Child Accident Prevention Trust Working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.
Child Death Helpline A service offering emotional support to those affected by the loss of a child
Child Support Agency Child Support Agency
Child Tax Credit What are tax credits? Do I qualify? Find out here.
Childline For help and advice for any child problem.
Children in Wales National umbrella organisation for those working with children, young people and parents in Wales.
Citizens Advice Bureau Provides advice and guidance on lots of different subjects
CLIC Online A national information site for young people in Wales
Community Legal Advice This website offers free, confidential and independent legal advice
Contact a Family Advice, help and support for families with disabled children
ContinYou Cymru A national organisation that uses innovative ways to support lifelong learning
Council for Disabled Children (CDC) & National Children's Bureau (NCB) The umbrella body for the disabled children's sector in England with many links to the other UK nations and websites
Cruse Bereavement Care Cruse Bereavement Care promotes the well-being of bereaved people
Cry-sis Cry-sis offers support for families with excessively crying, sleepless and demanding babies
Dad.info Essential information for Dads.
Daycare Trust Information about childcare from the Daycare Trust.
Deaf Parenting UK A resource of information for Deaf parents and professionals working with Deaf parents
Department for Work & Pensions - DWP Department of Work and Pensions website.
Diabetes UK Cymru Supporting people affected by diabetes
Dimensions Provides support services for people with learning disabilities and support services for people with autism.
Directgov - The Official Government Website for Citizens Easy access to the public services you use and the information you need, delivered by the UK government.
Discover Carmarthenshire This official tourist information website of Carmarthenshire
Do It A national database of volunteering opportunities in the UK.
Down's Syndrome Association The only organisation focusing solely on all aspects of living successfully with Down's Syndrome.
Drink Aware Provides information about the effects of alcohol
Drink Wise Wales Provides information on sensible drinking habits
Early Support Information specially developed for families with a young disabled child.
Eat Well Information on healthy eating from the Food Standards Agency.
Education Maintenance Allowance Find out all you need to know about getting paid while you continue to learn after turning 16.
Education UK Search here for training courses in the UK
eParenting Information and advice from real parents
Epilepsy Action Improve the live of those affected by epilepsy
Equip NHS This site offers NHS approved links to family support, health and parenting websites
Estyn The Office of HM Government's independent Inspection Service for Schools.
Every Child Matters A government website outlining services for children.
Fatherhood Institute Provides information for fathers and male role modes, for services and for parents working together to raise their children.
Family Action A provider of services to disadvantaged and socially isolated families.
Family Links A national training organisation to help parenting support workers and school staff to use the Nurturing Programme.
Family Rights Group Advises parents and other family members whose children are involved with or require social care services.
Fatherhood Institutes Support for fathers to help them develop and maintain a positive presence in their children’s lives,
Fire Safety Advice Protect yourself and your home from fire
Flood Preparation Planning
Food Standard Agency Responsible for food safety and hygiene
FSID Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths
Funky Dragon The Funky Dragon website aims to make sure the views of children & young people are heard.
Get Connected A free & confidential helpline - for whatever the problem is.
Gingerbread A charity which works nationally and locally, for and with single parent families, to improve lives
Go Smoke Free The campaign to end your smoking habit starts here
Good to know An online resource offering recipes, advice and wellbeing tips plus much more
Grandparents Association The Grandparents Association is committed to supporting and promoting the role, contribution and value of grandparents.
Grants for Disabled Individuals Information on Grants for Disabled Individuals.
Guide To Keeping Your Kids Safe While On Holiday
HAIPAC Help and Information for Parents and Carers
Healthy Start If you are pregnant or have a child under four years old you could get Healthy Start vouchers to help buy some basic foods.
HM Revenue & Customs The HM Revenue & Customs website.
Home Heat Helpline Provides financial advice for low income families on managing their energy bills
Home Start A family support website
Housing Debt Helpline Wales Offers support to individuals and families who are finding it difficult to meet their mortgage or rental payments.
I CAN The Children's Communication Charity
Incredible Years Parenting Programmes The Incredible Years are research-based proven and effective Parenting Programmes.
Incredible Years Wales Centre The Centre for the development of the Incredible Years Parenting Programmes in Wales.
Job Centre Plus Looking for a job? Want to claim benefit? Find out more
Journey’s Online Supporting people to find their route to recovery from depression
Kidscape Works to provide individuals and organisations with practical skills and resources necessary to keep children safe.
Kidsguide A local online directory of kids activities, fun days out, family friendly events, places to go, children's clubs, etc.
Learn Direct Information about adult learning courses and training advice
Living Made Easy Clear, practical advice on daily living equipment for disabled young people
Love Food Hate Waste Handy tips on how to use leftovers & really good family recipes too!
Lucy Faithfull Foundation The only UK-wide child protection charity committed solely to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused.
Made For Mums An online magazine for parents with local news and events listings
Mediation West Wales provides help for couples and families experiencing relationship breakdown, separation and divorce.
MEIC The information, support and advice helpline for children and young people in Wales
Mend Mind, Exercise, Nutrition… Do it!
Mental Health Wales Promoting choice in mental health
Mind The Mental health charity
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service
Money Advice Service An independent advice organisation here to help you understand and manage your money better.
Money To Learn Carry on learning with up to £30 per week
Mumsnet.com Find everything from family product reviews to recipes on this website.
Nanny Share A website to search for childcare providers which you can share with other families
National Association of Family Information Services - NAFIS A registered charity that supports, links and promotes Family Information Services (FIS) in Great Britain.
National Association of Welfare Reform Aim to challenge, influence and improve welfare rights policy and legislation
National Childbirth Trust The UK's largest charity for parents
National Childminding Association Supporting members to provide high standards of care and learning for children
National Council for Voluntary Youth Services Website of the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services
National Day Nurseries Association NDNA provides nursery support, information and advice, childcare training and a quality improvement scheme
National Deaf Children's Society Supporting families in Wales with deaf children
National Health Service Find out about the NHS or search for a doctor, dentist, hospital or pharmacy.
National Youth Arts Wales Encourages, supports & promotes national performing arts opportunities with & by young people in Wales.
Netmums.com A local network for mums (and dads) offering advice and information on a wealth of subjects.
NHS Choices Provides health information
NHS Direct All the health information you need on one website
NHS Direct Wales Measure your wellbeing using this online assessment tool, plus other useful health related links
Niace Promotes adult learning
NSC.org Emergency Preparedness. Do You Know What to Do During a Weather Emergency?
North Wales Adoption Service A combined service from local authority adoption teams in North Wales who work together to help find local families for local children in North Wales.
NSPCC - National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Useful information for children and young people.
NSPCC - Wales A link to the Welsh website of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
Office for National Statistics The official site for national statistics
One Plus One Research site of how family relationships contribute to the well being of adults and children.
One Space The parenting site for single parents
Oneparentfamilies.org.uk A contact site for all single mums and single dads. Lone Parents, single parents, one parent families.
Open University The website of the Open University
Parentline Plus - known as Family Lives from 20-1-11 Advice and information about parenting issues
Parents Protect A child sexual abuse prevention and awareness website
Participation Hub For children, young people and practitioners in Wales to find support most relevant to them.
Patient Medical information and support website
Play Wales Independent charity raising awareness of children and young people's need and right to play.
Playday A website dedicated to celebrating the right to play of children & young people
Pregnancy A site for all things relating to pregnancy
Prism Provides a drug and alcohol advisory service
Public Health Wales Provides an expert public health resource as part of the NHS in Wales
Ramblers Wales Promotes walking
Rare Diseases The national alliance for those with rare diseases and all who support them
RD4U Aims to support young people after the death of someone close to them.
Relate Offers advice and relationship counselling
RoSPA The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Sane Meets the challenges of mental illness
SchoolBeat is a bilingual site from the All-Wales School Liaison Core Programme
Schools Web Directory A directory of all UK schools and colleges
Scope A charity aiming to give disabled people and their families the same opportunities as everyone else
Shelter Cymru A charitable service offering housing advice and advocacy, working on behalf of people with housing issues
SNAP Cymru Encouraging partnership and giving families a voice
Stop It Now - The Lucy Faithfull Foundation A child sexual abuse prevention campaign website.
Stop Smoking Wales Provides advice to stop smoking
Student Finance Wales Here you can find out about student finance in Wales
Sun Smart Promotes sun safety
Sure Start A government programme to deliver the best start in life for every child
Sustrans Enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport
TACT (The Adolescent and Children’s Trust) is the UK’s largest charity and voluntary agency providing fostering and adoption services.
TAMBA - Twins And Multiple Births Association A national charity for parents of twins and multiple births
Tax Credits A tool to calculate tax credits
The British Heart Foundation The nation's heart charity
The Children's Legal Centre An independent national charity concerned with law and policy affecting children and young people.
The Couple Connection Provides a range of articles, self-assessment tools and exercises to help you to improve your relationship
The Duke of Edinburgh Award for 14-17 year olds Find out more here about the charity, its work and how to achieve an Award
The Family Fund Provider of grants to low-income families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people.
The Parents CentreInformation about employment rights, maternity and paternity leave and pay and Child Benefit.
The Prevention of Bullying and Building Respect Advice and support for young people and parents.
The Room Health Information site for young people run by the Welsh Ambulance Service.
The Site The Site provides factsheets & articles on all of the key issues facing young people.
The Sprout Useful sources of information on the rights of young people under the '10 entitlements' as set out by the Welsh Assembly
The Urdd Gives children & young people the chance to learn & socialise through the medium of Welsh
Think You Know Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. Aimed at young people, services and parents.
This is Money All you need to know about finance.
Turn2Us Helps people to access money - whether grants, benefits or other financial help. Includes a benefits calculator.
Twf Cymru Information and advice on raising children bilingually
UK Self Help Info An online resource of website links covering a range of topics
UN Convention for the Rights of the Child - UNCRC Promotes Children and Young People's UNCRC Rights
UNICEF A registered charity raising funds and awareness to support UNICEF's work to protect children's rights
UNICEF - Baby Care Resources Visit this resource for advice about caring for your baby
Wales & West Housing Association A local housing provider and social landlord
Wales Action for Mental Health Promote equal opportunities and challenge the stigma of mental illness
Wales Pre-School Providers Association Learning through play
Weight Wise Promotes health lifestyles
Welfare at Work Provides impartial advice on workplace issues
Welsh Assembly Government The website for the Welsh Assembly Government.
Welsh Womens AidAims to campaign and lobby for improvements in public policy and government legislation in relation to women and children experiencing domestic abuse.
West Wales supporting Mental Health is a voluntary organisation, a charity, and a company limited by guarantee which supports voluntary organisations with an interest in mental health.
Wise Kids Promoting Innovative, Positive and Safe Internet Use.
Working Families Helping working parents and carers achieve work life balance
Young Carers Do you care for someone at home? Advice and information is available.
Young Minds Promotes the positive mental and emotional health and well-being of children and young people.
Young People in Focus A parenting programme for the parents of young teenagers, 11 to 14 years old to help them develop their relationship with their children
Youth Access Offers support and advice to young people and support services
Youth Information Aims to make information available to young people quickly and easily.
Youth Net Guiding & supporting young people to enable them to make educated life choices.
Youth Noise Whatever your cause - promote it here.
Youth2Youth The UK's first National Young Person helpline, run by young people, for young people

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