A to Z

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
AFASIC Cymru Supports parents of children with speech, language and communication impairments
Anti-Bullying Alliance Aim to stop bullying & create safer environments for children & young people
ASDinfowales The national site for Autism Spectrum Disorders 


Baby Sensory Provides sensory development activities that are fun for parents and babies to share in the vital first year.
BBC Learning The BBC’s adult and child learners resource
BLISS Provides support & care to premature babies in the UK
Blue Badge  The Blue Badge (Disabled Parking) Scheme provides a national arrangement of parking concessions for those people who have a PERMANENT or SUBSTANTIAL disability to allow them to park close to their destination.
Bookstart Supports parents and carers to enjoy books with their child
British Dental Health Foundation Dedicated to improving oral health
British Dietetic Association Recipes and ideas for healthy snacking
Bullies Out Working with the bullied, bullies and bystanders


Care for the Family Aims to promote strong family life and to help those who face family difficulties.
Carers Information Service  offers free and confidential information, advice and support to all Carers
Carmarthenshire Adult Autism Advice offers support, advice and information for individuals with Aspergers Syndrome / High Functioning Autism, parents / carers and professionals
CEA card allows people with disabilities to obtain one free ticket for a person accompanying them to the cinema.
Changing Places – Find a Disabled Facility Toilet An online resource to help people to locate a disabled facilities toilet
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
Community Legal Advice This website offers free, confidential and independent legal advice
Contact a Family Advice, help and support for families with disabled children
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


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
Dimensions Provides support services for people with learning disabilities and support services for people with autism.
Down’s Syndrome Association The only organisation focusing solely on all aspects of living successfully with Down’s Syndrome.


Early Support Information specially developed for families with a young disabled child.
Eat Well Information on healthy eating from the Food Standards Agency.
eParenting Information and advice from real parents
Eiriol Independent Mental Health and Carers Advocacy
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
Every Child Matters A government website outlining services for children.


Family Adviser Service Provides Information, Advice and Support to individuals, Families and Professionals
Family Information Service Carmarthenshire providing information, advice and guidance on family related matters
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 Program
Family Rights Group Advises parents and other family members whose children are involved with or require social care services
Fire Safety Advice Protect yourself and your home from fire
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
Grandparents Association The Grandparents Association is committed to supporting and promoting the role, contribution and value of grandparents.


Hafal is the principal organisation n Wales working with individuals recovering from serious Mental Illness
Home Start A family support website
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.


LGBT Cymru Helpline provide’s general information, advice and confidential support in many areas of life and around various issues that LGBT people, their family, and friends might experience
Learn Direct Information about adult learning courses and training advice

Learning Disability Wales Learning Disability Wales is a national charity representing the learning disability sector in Wales
Living Made Easy Clear, practical advice on daily living equipment for disabled young people


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
Mencap Cymru The voice of learning disability
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.
Mumsnet.com Find everything from family product reviews to recipes on this website.


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 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
Niace Promotes adult learning
NSPCC – National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Useful information for children and young people.


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.


Parentline Plus – known as Family Lives from 20-1-11 Advice and information about parenting issues
Patient Medical information and support website
Play Wales Independent charity raising awareness of children and young people’s need and right to play.
Pregnancy A site for all things relating to pregnancy
Public Health Wales Provides an expert public health resource as part of the NHS in Wales


Radar Key The National Key Scheme (NKS) offers disabled people independent access to around 9,000 locked public toilets around the country.

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


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
Stroke Association The UK’s leading Stroke Charity


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 Children’s Legal Centre An independent national charity concerned with law and policy affecting children and young people.
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 Centre Information 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.
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


Wales Action for Mental Health Promote equal opportunities and challenge the stigma of mental illness
Welsh Womens Aid Aims to campaign and lobby for improvements in public policy and government legislation in relation to women and children experiencing domestic abuse.
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.