Family Information Service

Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Room 238, Civic Centre, Castle Street
Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8AN
T: 01685 727400

Flying Start

Flying Start

What is Flying Start?

Flying Start is a Welsh Government funded project targeted at the areas of highest need throughout Wales, its aim is to provide children 0-4 with the best possible ‘Flying Start’ in life.

What about Flying Start in Merthyr Tydfil?

The Flying Start programme is currently delivered in various communities across Merhyr Tydfil.

If you think that you may live within one of the catchment areas, please get in touch with the Flying Start Team who will be happy to clarify this for you.

In Merthyr Tydfil the Flying Start Programme provides:

  • Free quality, part-time childcare for 2-3 year olds;
  • An enhanced Health Visiting & Midwifery service;
  • Access to Parenting Programmes;
  • Support for Early Language Development
  • Family Support services


Last updated: March 2019