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Flying Start

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

The programme aims to make a decisive difference to the life chances of eligible children in identified Flying Start areas,

Flying Start support is only available in areas set by Welsh Government.

To find out if you are eligible please contact the Flying Start office on Tel: 01792 517222.

Health visiting

The Flying Start Health Team is made up of health visitors, midwives, speech and language therapists and is supported by community nursery nurses.

Quality childcare for 2 to 3 year olds

Flying Start offers funded, high quality, part-time childcare for children between the ages of 2 and 3 years.

Speech, language and communication

The Flying Start Speech and Language Therapy Service are a team of specialist Speech and Language Therapists and associate practitioners.


Flying Start offers an entitlement to a parenting service, offering support, advice and information and a friendly place to go and meet other parents.

Flying Start settings

Contact details for each Flying Start setting.

Flying Start FAQs

Frequently asked questions about Flying Start in Swansea.
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