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Youth Wellbeing Service

The Families First Youth Wellbeing Service is a Welsh Government funded project based on a multi-agency approach for supporting young people.


Main Office:Civic Offices, Holton Road, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan CF63 4RU


The Youth Wellbeing Service offers targeted support for young people who have faced adverse childhood experiences which are significantly affecting their social and emotional wellbeing.   The main focus will be supporting young people from ages 10 to 16 years in the Vale of Glamorgan.  The core aims of support are to increase confidence; develop resilience; improve emotional and social wellbeing and protection from further adverse childhood experiences.  The service will work in collaboration with other services and key partners to ensure young people reach their full potential.


The project only takes referrals through the Families First Advice Line - 0800 0327322. 


The service aims to:

  • Improve social and emotional wellbeing.
  • Increase confidence and resilience.
  • Empower young people to become active and productive participants in society.
  • Improve the life chances of young people.Build the capacity of young people to consider risk, make reasoned decisions and take control.
  • Develop positive attitudes, behaviour and aspirations.
  • Develop the ability of young people to manage personal and social relationships.
  • Prevent needs from escalating.Protect young people from the damage caused by exposure to ACEs and other similar experiences.



Get in Touch

For further information about this project please contact:


  • 01446 709308

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