These are our FREE, diverse range of activities..
Two levels of ESOL classes are delivered twice per week (a total four sessions per week, during term time only) for young parents who want to improve their English language.
ICT classes are delivered at two level, two sessions per week for young parents who want to improve their IT and technical skills.
Parenting skills courses for young parents. Travel expenses are reimbursed for parents attending the course.
Three courses per year, each to run for ten weeks during term time.
Young parents will have a unique opportunity to volunteer and participate in developing the project, planning it, making decisions and shaping its services and activities.
This will help volunteers to improve their soft and practical skills, contributing to better employability.
Young parents will be encouraged to go on two to five day-trips each year (with six crew staff). The experience can be life-changing for many, helping to broaden their horizons and learn valuable life skills.
We have forged strong links with Challenge Wales to deliver this service.
These courses are provided for young parents who need to improve their confidence and self-esteem, and realise their full potential.
Three courses during term time will be delivered per year. Each course will be running for ten weeks.
The Advice and Counselling service is paramount, considering the nature and needs of young parents. The advice will be complemented with counselling when needed.
Domestic violence issues, forced/arranged marriages, physical/emotional abuse, personal/emotional support
Health & well-being: information & support on referral to GP’s, dentists, health visitors, nutritionist, speech and language therapist, and any special needs for their children
Education: admitting to schools, nurseries, special needs schools, play schools, play scheme, and toddler play groups
Welfare and benefits such as child benefits, child tax credits, maternity grants and disability allowance for children with special needs
Advice on practial issues to include: housing, benefits, education, immigration, asylum seeking and refugee status. Also advice on training, further education, applying for jobs, help with completing job applications and career guidance
Referrals to and from other organisations and signposting
Day trips are organised for young parents and their children to heritage places in Cardiff & surrounding areas.
Four trips organised per year.
Clients who accessed the project and improved their parenting skills can later act as mentors for new service users.
Where possible, parents with similar issues are matched to befriend and support each other.