Home-Start Carmarthenshire

We help families give their children the best start in life.

Useful Links

Below are a list of useful links including telephone numbers and websites. Clicking on the links will open the site in a new window.

Local Useful Links

Carmarthenshire Families Information Service

Tel: 01267 246555
Website: http://www.fis.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/eng/intro_e.htm

Carmarthenshire Children’s Partnership

Website: http://www.partneriaethplantsirgar.org.uk/

HAIPAC

A website built by parents/carers of disabled children for parents/carers of disabled children.
Email: admin@HAIPAC.org.uk
Website: www.haipac.org.uk

Useful National Links

Home-Start UK

For more information about the national organisation of Home-Start.
Tel: 0800 068 6368
Website: www.home-start.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau

For free, independent and confidential advice about legal, money and other problems.
Tel: 08444 111444
website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Women’s Aid

Working to end domestic violence against women and children.
Tel: 0808 2000 247
Website: www.womensaid.org.uk

NHS Direct

Useful site for information and advice from online medical staff.
Tel: 0808 2000 247
Website: www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

Mums Net

Useful site with lots of help and advice for parents with young children.
Website: www.mumsnet.com

NetMums

Useful with lots of advice for parents and young children.
website: www.netmums.com

Money Saving Expert

Useful advice making your money go further, special offers etc.
website:www.moneysavingexpert.com

KIDS

National website offering help and advice for disabled young people and their families.
Website: www.kids.org.uk

TAMBA

Website offering support for families with twins and multiple births
Website: www.tamba.org.uk

MENCAP

Mencap Cymru is the voice of learning disability in Wales.
Tel: 0808 808 1111 Wales Learning Disability Helpline – offers impartial information and advice
Website: https://www.mencap.org.uk/wales/about-mencap-cymru

Counselling Directory

A confidential service that encourages those in need to seek help and connects individuals with qualified counsellors in the UK. The website contains information on the common reasons people turn to counselling, as well as articles, news, and events.
Website: : www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Family Holiday Association

The Family Holiday Association is the only national charity dedicated to providing British seaside breaks and day trips for families struggling with some of the toughest challenges life can bring.
Website: : www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk

Holidays Matter

Holidays Matter is a movement committed to ensuring everyone has the opportunity to benefit from breaks away from home. Our aim is to banish for ever the words “I’ve never been on holiday”.
Website: : http://www.holidaysmatter.org.uk/

Family Fund

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.
Website: https://www.familyfund.org.uk/

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