The Family Information Service are here to help you make the right childcare choice and find information on play and family support services.
- Nurseries and playgroups
Nurseries and playgroups are for children under five years old, to play, learn and have fun in groups. While their parents work or study or are busy elsewhere.
Information about playschemes and things to do.
Someone who will look after your child in a home environment.
- Children’s Centres
Are great places for under 5's and their parents/carers. As well as nurseries, they provide free play drop-ins, easy access to health services, support services for difficult times as well as access to childminders.
- Childcare and play for 5–13’s
For more information on afterschool/breakfast clubs, holiday activities, childminders and paying for childcare.
- Family support
Useful contacts for your family.
- Information for providers
Information on what we're planning to do in Hackney around play and childcare services and the government's agenda on childcare and play.