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Family Information Service

The Family Information Service (FIS) provides free, impartial information and advice on a variety of services for children and young people (from birth to 25 years old), parents/families and professionals.

We can provide information, assistance and advice on the following:

  • Early Years and Childcare Provisions
  • Childcare Funding
  • Children and Young Peoples Activities
  • Information And Signposting on Careers in Childcare
  • Childcare Training Opportunities
  • Family Support Organisations
  • Financial Support for Families
  • Signposting to Local and National Voluntary, Statutory and private organisations that support Children and Young People.


Family Information

Information on childcare, activities and support for children, young people and families.

Provider Information

Information for existing childcare providers and those wishing to become a childcare provider.

Post-16 Information

Information on opportunities for young people as they progress through and beyond school.

Upcoming events

Upcoming events and activities in the county borough:

Come and join the ‘Toddle Waddle’ 4-week programme in Bridgend County Borough!

For children aged 18 months - 3 years and their parents/guardian, the programme includes fun physical activities for those who are taking their first steps and to help prepare for the Porthcawl Toddler Dash Race on Sunday 7 July.

  • Ynysawdre Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre: Every Thursday, starting 6 June 2024, 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Ogmore Valley Life Centre: Every Friday, starting 7 June 2024, 10.30am -11.30am

Places are limited, if you’re interested in taking part, please contact:

Family Trails poster

Family Active Zone - Family Trails

Put on your walking boots and take your family on a mini adventure and explore many of our green spaces here in Bridgend.

Each of these routes has been carefully chosen and designed with families in mind meaning they are fully inclusive and suitable for everyone from prams to great grandparents.

There is nothing to stop you becoming a fearless explorer.

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