Westminster Family Information Service (FIS) is a free, impartial information service for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 (up to 25 years for those with additional needs).
The Family Information Service provides free, reliable, impartial information and advice on childcare and a wide range of other services for children, families and young people in the City of Westminster. The service is a comprehensive source of information, available to ensure that informed choices can be made. If you are a parent or carer and are unsure who to go to for advice, contact our friendly team who will be happy to help.
Our telephone helpline is +44 (0)20 7641 7929 now has a reduced service Monday - Friday, with voicemail available or contact the service via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All requests for information are processed within 48 hours working hours of receipt..
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You can find out about all the services available for children with disabilities and their families in Westminster in our directory. Plus, look at our map showing where services are located throughout the city, and find out how to join the Way Ahead Register. You can now also see a full statement about Short Breaks for parents and carers of children with disabilities in Westminster, as well as our guide to transition services for parents of children with disabilities aged 14 or over.
Find out about changes to the Westminster Play Service.
Bringing up children is likely to be one of the most difficult jobs any of us ever do. As many as 75% of all parents and carers say there are times when they would welcome help and advice when it comes to being a parent. Find out what Westminster is doing to support parents.
In addition to the support provided for parents find out about Triple P (Positive Parenting Programme) courses which are aimed at parents with a child in the family up to the age of 11 years who are having difficulty managing their child’s behaviour. Download the leaflet for details of the Bengali group session to be held in Queen's Park starting February 2013.
Family Information Services are also located in the following neighbouring boroughs. If you live/work near the city boundaries please use these links to assist you in your search for childcare.
Hammersmith & Fulham Family Information Service
Tel: 0845 313 3933 Email: email@example.com
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Information about different types of childcare and services available in Westminster for children up to 19 years (21 years for young people with disabilities).
Information, advice and guidance for parents and grandparents to make the right choices for childcare.
Your options for the early education for 3 and 4 year olds.
Find out about sources of financial help with childcare costs.
Help to ensure you claim what you are entitled to.
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