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Find Children's Centres and Bright Start Services

Bright Start Islington services are for under-5s and their families.

You can find our services in children's centres, nurseries, health centres, community centres and libraries across Islington. We support families from pregnancy to a child's fifth birthday.

As well as childcare and early education, Bright Start Islington provides activities and services including:

  • Stay and play sessions: toys and activities for under-5s
  • Child health clinics
  • Health visiting
  • Parenting programmes
  • Free healthy start vitamins
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Breastfeeding support and infant feeding advice
  • Benefits advice
  • Help with finding work

Bright Start venues are places you can meet other parents, support each other, and you can make your voice heard by getting involved in designing and reviewing local services.

Find out what's on today!

See the Bright Start timetable for free and low cost local activities from 2 January to 17 April 2020

  • EAST 
    (includes Margaret McMillan, North Islington, Hornsey Road, Ambler, Conewood and The Factory children's centres)
  • WEST 
    (includes Archway, Bemerton, Hungerford, Kate Greenaway, Paradise Park, Willow children's centres)
  • SOUTH 
    (includes New River Green, Packington, Moreland, Golden Lane children's centres)

To register for Bright Start services, fill in a registration form, or drop into your local children's centre or other Bright Start venues, including health centres and community centres.

Find children's centres near you

You can drop in to any of your local Bright Start venues for activities, advice and information, but to find out which Bright Start area you live in, go to the homepage of Islington's website and scroll down to 'Your Local Area'

For more information about your local Bright Start Islington services, and how you can get involved in shaping services, call the Family Information Service on 020 7527 5959.