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Flying Start

Flying Start provides free help and support for children under four in certain areas. It aims to improve their chances and give them a ‘flying start’ when they go to school. It is funded by Welsh Government.

The support includes:

  • high quality, part-time childcare for 2-3 year olds
  • a health visitor to help with any issues you have
  • access to parenting support
  • help with early language development

Flying Start applies to certain parts of Bettws, Blackmill, Brackla, Cefn Glas, Caerau, Cornelly, Lewistown, Maesteg Park, Oakwood Estate, Plasnewydd, Sarn and Wildmill.

Contact details

To find out if you are eligible for Flying Start, please contact:


Telephone: 01656 815168

You can also keep up to date by liking the Bridgend Flying Start Facebook page.

Related links

There is more information on Flying Start on the Welsh Government website.


You may find it helpful to search the Dewis site for details of services, including childcare and activities for children.



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