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Islington FIS, Family Information Service

Looking for childcare? Want to find free and fun activities for your child? Do you need information and advice about where to turn for family support? Are you looking to start childminding or work in a nursery? Contact Islington's friendly team of family information service officers!

Islington FIS, Family Information Service, is a free and impartial telephone and web-based information and advice service for families with children and young people 0-25, and practitioners working with them. The information provided includes: childcare, things to do, after-school clubs, services for disabled children, how to find jobs working with children and young people, health, family support services, tax credits and any other issues relating to family life.

Islington FIS provides a free childcare finding brokerage service for families with under 5s and school age children needing before and after school childcare and during holidays.

You can contact Islington FIS by phone or by email

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Who to contact

020 7527 5959 020 7527 5959
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222 Upper Street
N1 1XR

Time / date details

Opening times/date
The phone line is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm; outside these hours you can leave a message or send an email to

Other Details

Cost Details
Free of charge
Who is this service for?
Parents, carers and staff working with children and young people.
Can I refer myself?
Referral not required
Referral Details

Phone or email.

Additional Languages
French, German, Italian, Tigrinya

Local Offer

How will you support my child?

The Family Information Service works in collaboration with a range of partners to provide, information, advice and support for families with disabled children and young people, including the Islington SEND Community Support Service.

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