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About us

"Free, friendly, professional support and advice for families..."

Welcome to the Families First Children and Young People's strand website

Families First is a Welsh Government funded programme to help support families, children and young people up to 25 years living in Newport.

Families First's over-arching aim is to reduce the impact of poverty by employing a multi-agency approach focusing on prevention and early intervention.

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About Families First 'Children and Young People' Newport

Are you

  • Aged 11 to 25?
  • Living in the Newport area?

Do you

  • Need support to access training and employment opportunities?
  • Have a young person not reaching their full academic potential in school?
  • Know a young person who is low or non-school attendee?
  • Have a young person with sexual health concerns?
  • Know a young person at risk of anti-social behaviour?

We can help...

Our approach is to provide flexible one-to-one support tailor-made to cater to your needs. Together we can produce an action plan that will enable you to meet your goals – and where appropriate we work in partnership with other agencies and services so that you receive the very best in specialist support.