Bright Start Family Support Service
If you have a question, need some information, advice or guidance you can speak to one of our Family Engagement Workers on the phone.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am-12noon
t: 020 7527 8376
If lines are busy please leave a message and we will get back to you.
Alternatively, you can contact your local Bright Start area
Central: BrightStartCentral@islington.gov.uk / 020 7527 8465
South: BrightStartSouth@islington.gov.uk / 020 7527 4089
North: BrightStartNorth@islington.gov.uk / 020 7527 8441
Bright Start family support - part of Islington's Early Help services - provides outreach, individual assistance and signposting services for families with under fives in local neighbourhoods.
Who to contact
- 020 7527 8376 020 7527 8376
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Time / date details
- Opening times/date
- Telephone service on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am to 12 noon.
- Age Ranges
- Parents-to-be and parents and carers of children under 5 years
- Cost Details
- Free of charge
- Who is this service for?
- The service is for all parents-to-be and parents and carers of children under 5 years. Families can come to children’s centres and other Bright Start venues to have an enjoyable time, meet other parents and carers or access many of the services available. These include a range of health services, housing and finance advice, help with employment and family learning.
- Can I refer myself?
- Referral not required
- Referral Details
For more information or to self-refer, please drop in to a Family Support surgery at your nearest Children's Centre. Alternatively, you can contact the Family Information Service who can pass on your details to a member of the family support team: 020 7527 5959; firstname.lastname@example.org
Referrals to Children's Services Contact Team (CSCT) can be made by downloading and completing our referral form.
Send your completed form to the CSCT mailbox.
We have provided the form in two formats. Please use the format most suitable for you:
Where possible, please send any completed forms or any personal or sensitive information by secure email.
- Additional Languages
- Bengali/Sylheti, Somali, Turkish