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Family Information Service

 

The Family Information Service offer a wide range of information advice, and signposting to support families, children and young people from 0 - 19 years of age (25 for young people with additional needs). This includes information on finding and choosing childcare, such as local day nurseries, playgroups, childminders, children's centres, out of school clubs and holiday playschemes.

 

 They can also provide information on :

  • Family Support
  • 2,3 & 4 year old funding towards childcare
  • 30 hours funding for working parents and some foster carers
  • Referrals for parenting programmes including Triple P, Solihull, Webster Stratton and You & Me, Mum
  • The Key Disability Register
  • Tax Credits, Benefits.

Parent/Carers can also download from this page useful resources to support family life, including a Parents Guide to mobil phone amd the internet, Home alone, to name just a few.

Enquiries are welcome by phone, e-mail or letter, and a brokerage service is available for more complex enquities that need to be researched further.

The Family Information Service produce a termly newsletter and if you would like to receive a copy by email, please send us your details, or you can view our latest newsletter by clicking on the download to the right of this page.

Gloucestershire Family Information Service has been awarded the
 Families First Quality Award

Who to contact

Contact Position
FIS Advisers
Telephone
01452 427362 or 0800 542 0202
E-mail
familyinfo@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Where to go

Address
Shire Hall
Westgate Street
Gloucester
Postcode
GL1 2TP

Other Details

Costs

Additional Charges
All services are free of charge

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

Open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Answer Machine available at all other times

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