Who are Torfaen Play?
Torfaen Play Service provides community play opportunities for children and young people aged 5-15 years in the form of after school clubs, half term and summer play schemes.
In addition to this support is provided for children and young people aged 5 – 18 years with disabilities to access community play provision.
The Family Play Sessions provide a safe, warm, and welcoming environment for families to embrace play in the heart of the community. The sessions are aimed at under 5 years old, and their Parents/Carers. These are open to community members from all over the borough. Family Play Sessions are free of charge and without the need to book.
After School Sessions
Community Play Provisions take place weekly across Torfaen, creating a safe environment for children to play whilst being supported by trained staff and volunteers. Some take place in schools, others within community halls. The age range for these sessions are 5- 11 years, – all sessions are free of charge.
See current play activities by visiting the Chwarae Torfaen Torfaen Play Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/people/Chwarae-Torfaen-Torfaen-Play/100064479738593/
Support is provided to young people aged 16+ to volunteer within community play settings during holiday times, including young people with additional needs. Full training is provided.
Our young helpers scheme is aimed at young people aged 13 to 15 years to help within community play settings during holiday periods. The aim of the project is to empower young people to gain work based experience and learn skills which will further them within the filed of working with children and young people.
Term time training placements are available with Torfaen Play Service. This includes support to learn work-based skills, to work in a variety of settings including schools and community based venues as well as achieve an accredited qualification.
Contact Torfaen Play
Torfaen Play Centre, The Old Abersychan Library, Brynteg, Abersychan, Pontypool, Torfaen, NP4 7BG
Tel: 01495 742951
Why is play important?
To view current playschemes and play clubs visit here