Welcome to TheSprout information pages, the place for useful info for young people in Cardiff. Browse the categories below for useful links and local orgs or search our database.

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Click to get to the info you need: Staying safe Stay at home Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)…

Things To Do

Want to know what’s on in Cardiff? Don’t know where your nearest park, sports club or volunteering opportunity is? Find out here.

Time Credits

Time Credits – what they are, how you earn them and how to spend them.


Places to help you manage your money, and find out more about earning, saving, benefits and spending!

Online Safety

Sexting, cyberbullying, scams, radicalisation, grooming, copyright… the Internet is a minefield. Find out how to use it safely.

Being In Care

Are you looking for information about being in care, fostering, adoption, or supported lodgings in Cardiff? Then we’ll point you in the right direction.

The Law, Your Rights and Citizenship

This can be a difficult subject to get your head around. We try and break it down for you looking at crime, the UNCRC, voting and immigration.

Housing & Accommodation

Looking for help and info with houses, flats, homes, shelters? It’s all here.


A basic guide, helpful links and organisations to all things LGBT+

Alcohol, Drugs and Smoking

Need advice on drugs, smoking or alcohol? We have organisations that can help, apps, blogs and videos.

Sexual Health

If you need more advice on your sexual health, or information about puberty, here is the information that can help.


Your Body

Looking after your health is important so that you feel good and can cope with the challenges and pressures of everyday life.


A list of important information, coursework resources and local organisations that you can volunteer or campaign with.


Information on public transport, learning to drive, cycling, walking, foreign travel, passports, visas and insurance.


Looking for advice about education? Get information about school and college, university and SEN here.


Is bullying worrying you? Whether it’s you or a friend who’s being bullied, or if you are bullying someone yourself, find out who can help in our info section.

Mental Health

Lots of people suffer with different mental health issues. We have a list of organisations that can offer you the help and support you need.


People In Your Life

Friends, family, relationships, young carers, when things go wrong and bereavement. Links, tips and advice to help you.

Work & Training

Unless you win the lottery, chances are you’ll be working for at least 40 years — you might as well do something you enjoy, or suits your personality.

Sexual Exploitation (CSE)

What to do if you, or someone you know, is a victim of child sexual exploitation.

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