New Text and WhatsApp Service:
The Family Information Service now has an additional mobile phone service. For information about early years, childcare and funding, nurseries, family support and extra-curricular activities, please call, text or what’s app on 07977 055885.
Mum and baby fitness groups in Monmouthshire. All classes must be pre booked, children of all ages are welcome to attend all classes, play mat and toys are provided for indoor classes to help keep little ones entertained.
Full details can be found at http://www.childcareinformation.wales/view/B70B9C85-06F6-4BAE-B06C-D284D6EF03F1
School Readiness Course:
For those of you who have children starting school in September 2022, Monmouthshire Council have put together a course to help both you and them with the transition. To register your interest in either an online or face-to-face course, please email email@example.com.
If you’re a working parent or carer, you can get up to £500 every three months (up to £2,000 a year per child) to help with the costs of childcare. If your child has a disability, you can get up to £1,000 every three months (up to £4,000 a year per child).
To find out how much you could get towards your childcare costs and check whether you’re eligible, visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk
Talk To Me:
The Welsh Government have some really useful tips and resources to encourage speech and get your little ones talking. Find them all at https://gov.wales/talk-with-me
Free resources for parents to access are available online and easy to use at https://www.oneplusone.org.uk/parent-resources-for-wales – please share with anyone who may be interested.
Positive About Down Syndrome:
The Positive About Down Syndrome website provides support and helpful stories to parents or expectant parents of children with down syndrome.
Find out more by visiting https://postiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk