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Family Information Service (FIS)

Family Information Service (FIS) advisors give impartial information on childcare, finances, parenting and education. We support families, children and young people aged 0- 19 years of age (25 for young people with additional needs) and professionals working with these families.

Search our website Glosfamilies directory - for information on the following:

  • Finding and choosing childcare. 
  • Becoming a childminder.
  • Financial matters -  family finances, benefits you may be entitled to, financial help when bringing up children, help with childcare costs etc.
  • Parenting support for mums, dads, lone parents, new parents and parents to be.
  • Activities in Gloucestershire including information on support for children with additional needs.
  • Education - changing or starting school

Our Statement of Service and guides will tell you more about us. They can be downloaded on the right.

If you can't find an answer to your question in our leaflets and need more help on any of the above please contact the Family Information Service via email or telephone 0800 542 02 02 / 01452 427362

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Search the FIS online directory  to find  information about organisations or services that may be useful to you in your work with families, children and young people

We have been awarded the Families First Accreditation which is a national award for Family Information Services.