The Cardiff Children, Young People and Families Network (CCYPFN) is a network of nearly 400 members of third sector organisations and community groups who work to benefit and improve the well-being of children, young people, their families and carers in Cardiff.

The network co-ordinates and maintains communication channels between the third and statutory sectors, supporting third sector representatives to various strategic groups across Cardiff.


The CCYPFN provides members with the opportunity to:
•    find out more about the work of other third sector organisations in Cardiff;
•    share information and best practice, and exchange ideas with colleagues both within and across sectors;
•    be part of a collective voice for the third sector in Cardiff;
•    campaign for better services and influence local, national and regional policy and strategies;
•    raise issues and identify gaps in service delivery.


Free membership

Membership is free and opened to members of C3SC working with children, young people (aged 0-25), their families and carers in Cardiff. This can include national or regional third sector organisations' local projects or offices if they are based in Cardiff.


Network events

Next meeting: Wednesday 21st June 2017 from 12:30-2:30pm in the VSAC Room at Baltic House, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff Bay CF10 5FH.

To book a place, please email Natasha Applasamy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Suggestions for the agenda can be forwarded to Natasha Applasamy.

Agenda items for the June meeting


Training and events


Funding opportunities

More funding opportunities...


More consultations...


Cardiff Council Scrutiny

Do you have a question for Cardiff Council?
City of Cardiff Council scrutiny seeks to ensure the voice and concerns of the public influence policy and service improvements. You can submit your question direct to Cardiff Council or by emailing C3SC's Operations Manager Mary Duckett at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Date of next Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee meeting: to be announced.


News and other info


Useful Links

The CCYPFN has a wide variety of resources available for members to tap into. Here are some useful links you might like to look at.

You will also find more useful information in the CCYPFN Document Library.

To find out more:

Email Natasha Applasamy or call her on (029) 2048 5722 if you'd like to find out more about joining the network.