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Children and young people - information for parents / carers

Information for parents and carers.

Early Years expansion in Wales
Welsh Government has announced that from September 2022 they plan to deliver in conjunction with local authorities an expansion programme for all 2 year olds in Wales. To find out more visit:


We want children and young people in Swansea to have a flying start in life, be healthy, be safe in the home, in school and the wider community, be educated, enjoy life, have a voice and make a positive contribution to help improve Swansea.

Government funded childcare offer

Working parents of 3 and 4 year old children living in Swansea will have access to funded, flexible childcare which will be available during term time. It will also provide 30 hours of childcare for 9 out of the 13 weeks school holidays.

Childcare in Swansea

Information on how to find and choose childcare, what to consider and the different types of childcare identified, along with a list of childcare providers.

Family play

Bringing families together through play.

Family centres and children centres in Swansea

Family centres provide a range of quality community services to children, young people and families to build and strengthen relationships.

Flying Start

Flying Start is the Welsh Government flagship early years programme for families with children who are under 4 years of age.

Disabled children and young people

Social Services Child Disability Team works with children and young people who have moderate to severe disabilities.

Search for advice and support

We have provided a list of local and national organisations which could offer you further advice and support.
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