Support for Children & Families
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. Can also support with other pregnancy related issues.
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.
The Gate Arts Centre, Keppoch Street, Cardiff. CF24 3JW
Tel: 029 2048 3344
Fridays 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 Cymru - Family Support Services
Tel: 029 2036 0876
Tel: 029 2063 0903
Home-Start Cymru 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.
12 North Road, Cardiff. CF10 3DY
Tel: 029 2039 6974
Young Asylum Seekers and Refugees Programme has two participation workers who can help with accessing activities and also have opportunities for the young people to get involved in fun activities (14-25 years old).
Advocacy, Participation Group and consultation work, accessing volunteering opportunities, training and development of services and policy affecting young Asylum Seekers and Refugees. Can be referred by a RAS worker or contact via website for more information.