Family Information Service Achieves National Award
The Vale FIS has achieved the NAFIS Families First Award. For
more information, visit our Families First Award web page.
We are now available on Facebook. Become a friend and you will
have access to lots of information, pictures and details of when we
are out and about
If you know of anything that is interesting and happening in the
Vale please let us know.
What do we do?
We are a one stop shop for families living in the Vale and
people working with families. We provide information
- Childcare including:
- Parent and toddler groups
- Holiday playschemes
- Nanny, baby sitting and au pair agencies
- Help with childcare costs and other benefits for parents
- How to become a childcare provider
- Activities during school holidays
- Leisure activities
- Family support services
- Other services and activities for children and young people age
We aim to help parents and carers, prospective parents,
employers, childcare providers and other people who work with
children and young people in the Vale.
For more information you can download our Family
Information Service Leaflet / Welsh
Visit our headings on the left to find out more about what's
available for familes in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Our Childcare Search above takes you to our on-line
childcare database, where you can search for childcare in your
If your childcarer is looking after a child under the age of 8
for more than 2 hours a day, they must be regsitered with the Care
and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW). For more
information, use the headings on the left and choose 'Parents'
Zone' and 'Choosing Childcare'.
We hope that you find the childcare database useful. Please
spare a moment to tell us what you think: Feedback
If you are unable to find what you are looking for on our
please complete our
Family Support Search
Family Support Search takes you to our directory of local
family support services in the Vale of Glamorgan. This is
invaluable to families who have children age 0-19 years and
people working with families.
Vale of Glamorgan Council services and activities for
children and young people