Family Information Service

Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Room 238, Civic Centre, Castle Street
Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8AN
+44 01685 727400

Useful Links

Below are some links to websites which you may find helpful.  

Family Information Services in Wales

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Working in Childcare

Ways to keep a child safe (NSPCC)

  • Share Aware Children are told it's good to share, but sharing too much online can be dangerous.  Help your child stay safe on social networks, apps and games 
  • Online Safety - Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online
  • The Underwear RuleA simple way that parents can help keep children safe from sexual abuse - without using scary words or even mentioning sex 
  • Staying safe away from home - your guide to when your child's old enough to be out on their own, and how to teach them  to keep safe while they're away 
  • Gangs and young people - Why young people join gangs, and what you can do to help protect a child involved with a gang 
  • Home aloneThis guide to keeping your child safe at home answers questions about when you children can be left on their own 
  • Baby and toddler safety - Advice and tips for parents on bonding with your baby, crying, difficult behaviours and what to do if you can't cope
  • Sexting: advice for parentsa guide for talking to your child about the risks of sexting, and what to do if they ever feel scared or uncomfortable 
  • Online pornAdvice on how to talk to your child about the risks of online porn and sexually explicit material 


Voluntary Action Merthyr Tydfil  (VAMT) Information Sheets







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