Information, advice and support available to families in Wales:

The first point of contact for information and advice on local services for parents and families in Wales. There is a Family Information Service (FIS) in each county. Find the FIS in your area:

0300 222 5757

www.familypoint.cymru/your-area

(Part of Carers UK) Support and advice for carers in Wales. Find support in your area:

0808 808 7777

www.carersuk.org/wales

Information and advice for a wide range of services including benefit advice, housing and consumer rights and debt advice for people living and working in Wales. Find support in your area:

0344 477 2020

www.citizensadvice.org.uk/wales

Offers free and confidential information, advice and support for disabled people, their families and professionals in Wales. Helpline:

0808 800 3333

www.scope.org.uk/Support/wales/Families

For families living with autism – providing a range of support services for people with autism spectrum disorder, their families and carers.

029 2062 9301

wales.services@nas.org.uk

www.autism.org.uk/cymru

Information and support for children with brain related conditions.

01267 244 200

www.cerebra.org.uk

South & West Wales region David Williams, Regional Parent Support Worker

01558 823 069

davidw@cerebra.org.uk

Information and advice for families with children with speech, language and communication support needs.

Cardiff office

029 2016 5854

North Wales office

01745 585 402

www.afasiccymru.org.uk

Shine provides specialist support from before birth and throughout the life of anyone living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, as well as to parents, families, carers and professional care staff.

029 2081 3847

wales@shinecharity.org.uk

www.shinecharity.org.uk

Providing advice and information to people with a learning disability and their families.

0808 800 0300

www.mencap.org.uk/mencap-cymru