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Family-information-ServiceWe provide information for families living in the Vale of Glamorgan and people working with families.
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)
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
Advice and guidance on a number of topics for parents in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Directory of activities for children and young people
Activities for Children & Young People
Advice for childminders, nursery staff and providers of services for children and families.
Information for children and young people with additional needs aged up to 18yrs.
Get information about services that support your wellbeing.
Family Information ServiceDock OfficesSubway RoadBarry
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: