Family Information Service (FIS)

Childcare, activities and services for children and young people and family support services in the Vale of Glamorgan. 


Family-information-ServiceWe provide information for families living in the Vale of Glamorgan and people working with families. 


Information includes:

  • Childcare
  • Parent and Toddler Groups
  • FHelp with Chidcare Costs
  • Advice and guidance to become a childcare provider
  • Events and activities
  • Family support services
  • Services for children with additional needs
  • Please tell us what you think of our service and if you have found what you're looking for. This will help us improve our service to families in the vale:
  • Vale Family Information Service Feedback 

Summer Activities Programme 2018

Activities for children, young people and families in the Vale of Glamorgan 

Find out about playschemes, holiday childcare schemes, what's going on in the parks, libraries, leisure centres, and local events:


Summer Activities Programme 2018


If you don't live in the Vale of Glamorgan, you can find your local FIS here:


Find your local Family Information Service (FIS)


bigstock-Illustration-of-Kids-Carrying--32319599Childcare Directory

Online directory for childcare in your area.




If you are using childcare, check whether it is registered with the CSSIW. For more information, visit our Childcare page:


Childcare in the Vale  

Illustration of a group of peopleParents' Zone

Advice and guidance on a number of topics for parents in the Vale of Glamorgan.


Parents' Zone


Activities for Children & Young People

Directory of activities for children and young people


Activities for Children & Young People

bigstock-Stickman-Illustration-of-Schoo-102380036Providers' Zone

Advice for childminders, nursery staff and providers of services for children and families.


Providers' Zone



The Index

Information for children and young people with additional needs aged up to 18yrs.


The Index

Dewis Search

Get information about services that support your wellbeing.


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Family Information Service
Dock Offices
Subway Road

CF63 4RT

  • 01446 704704


Reports, Strategies and Plans 


Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (CSA) 

The Vale of Glamorgan has compiled information to inform the Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2017 as part of its statutory duty under the Childcare Act 2006.   The intention of the report is to provide an assessment of the current levels of childcare within the Vale and the gaps identified via consultation with a variety of stakeholders.   This will inform an Action Plan to support future work within childcare.



A full sufficiency assessment is required every five years with annual updates to set out how local authorities are responding to the findings of their childcare sufficiency assessments and working to meet the sufficiency duty: