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The Family Information Service


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The Family Information Service website offers a wide range of resources and information to support families, carers, children and young people from 0 - 19 years of age (25 for young people with additional needs). This includes information on finding and choosing childcare, such as local day nurseries, playgroups, childminders, children's centres, out of school clubs and holiday playschemes.

They can also provide information on family support, tax credits, benefits, funding, and more.  


SEND Local Offer

The SEND Local Offer is a central source of information on services for children and young people aged 0 - 25 years with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their families in Gloucester.  It includes specialist activities and support.


Information for Practitioners

The Information for Practitioners webpage provides a centralised point of reference for professionals. This section has been designed to support work with families to ensure they have the most up to date information.


Contact Details

Enquiries are welcome by phone and e-mail. Most queries are answered within one working day, but a brokerage service is available for more complex questions that need to be researched further.

Telephone:   0800 542 0202   /   01452 427362


Contact the service via webform.


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