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Families First - Diverse Cymru - Family support services

Last updated: 02/03/2017
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What we do

Welfare Benefits Advice and Support
We provide advice and support to families who have a disabled child to enable them to access welfare benefits. This includes completing claim form and appealing decisions.

Advocacy
We provide advice and support to families who have a disabled child access services including; health, social services, transport and in exceptional circumstances Special Education Needs.

Welfare benefits advice for young disabled people
We support disabled young people (aged 16–25), living independently or planning to live independently, to access welfare benefits advice, including completing claim form and appealing decisions.

How we do this
The focus is on working with the family as a whole; both parents and children play a central role in the whole process. Our project focuses on ensuring that disabled children or young people and their families have the information and advice they need.