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Types Of Childcare

Family Information Service

The Family Information Service (FIS) offer a telephone, web and outreach service, providing information for parents, parents to be, carers and professionals to help support children up to their 20th birthday or 25th birthday if a child has a disability.

The FIS offer:

  • Information about childcare in Kingston and Richmond such as registered childminders, nurseries, preschool playgroups and out of school and holiday care.
  • A brokerage service for parents who need support when looking for childcare places.
  • Information about help available to pay for childcare.
  • Advice about Early Education Funding for 2, 3 and 4 year olds including the 30 hour childcare offer.
  • Activities for children including toddler groups and leisure and play activities.
  • Support groups and parenting information.
  • Career opportunities in childcare and play work.

Family Information Service Leaflet (pdf)

Contact the FIS

Phone: 020 8547 5215