Support for Children & Families
Barnardos Free 2 Bee Service
Barnardo's C&V Services, 87A Grand Avenue, Ely, Cardiff. CF5 4LE
Tel: 029 2057 7074
This service offers children and young people aged 7-16 years who are asylum seekers or refugees an opportunity to explore their identity and develop their life story through the use of creative media, music, art and drama. Support is provided for children and young people who have experienced trauma and loss which is impacting on their individual growth and development and emotional wellbeing. The service also engages with parents/carers through informal groups such as family days and activity sessions and delivery of the Parent Nurture programme.
Birth Partner Project
Aim to provide women with access to birth partner support during pregnancy, birth and the first weeks with their new-born baby.
Bundles of Joy
Highfields Church, Monthermer Road, Cathays, Cardiff. CF24 4QW
Tel: 029 2065 0740
Provide hospital packs for pregnant refugees and asylum seekers. Email for further information.
Cardiff Vineyard Centre, off Eastmoors Road, Ocean Way, Splott, Cardiff. CF24 5EE
Tel: 029 2000 2827
Thursdays from 10:00am to 11:45am in term time.
Providing clothing and equipment for children aged 0 to 5 years. No referral needed. Stay and Play for parents and children at the same time.
Home Start Cardiff - Family Support Services
Tel: 029 2036 0876
Tel: 029 2063 0903
Home-Start Cardiff offer practical and emotional support to families living in Cardiff. They offer support to refugee and asylum seeker families who have at least one child under the age of 11.
Volunteers offer 1:1 support to families who are struggling to cope with a variety of challenges, including post natal illness, budgeting on low income, disability, isolation, the demands of parenting young children, bereavement and multiple births. They help to prevent these difficulties escalating into crises which may lead to family breakdown.
You can self refer to or be referred by a professional such as a health visitor, social worker, or Team Around the Family.
All Nations Church, Cardiff.
Little Smarties is part of All Nations Church social action. The team connect with local social workers, midwifes, churches, and other charities, to provide baby starter-packs and clothing and equipment for families with children from 0 to 6 years. Please email to find out more, or to recommend a pack for someone.