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Warwickshire Family Information Service

The Family Information Service offers free help and advice on all aspects of family life to parents, carers, young people and anyone working with families in Warwickshire.

  • What do we do
  • Leaflets and factsheets
  • Further help – Accessing FIS information
  • Information in other languages
  • Contact details for other local Family Information Services

What do we do?

We give free information and advice to parents and carers on a wide-range of issues affecting every day family life including:

  • Choosing childcare– Everything you need to know about choosing childcare in Warwickshire.
  • Help with money and debt – Including benefits you may be entitled to, financial help when bringing up children, help with childcare costs and much, much more.
  • Parenting support – Support, information and advice for mums, dads, lone parents, new parents and parents to be and how you can develop your parenting skills.
  • Employment rights for working parents – Including information on maternity and paternity rights and pay, adoption leave and flexible working.
  • Disability support – Including financial support and details of local and national support services for families living with disability.
  • Dealing with bullying – What is bullying and where you can get help if your child is being bullied.
  • Warwickshire Directory of Services for the community - Find out about local organisations, groups and agencies that can provide activities, advice, services and support to you.
  • Legal advice and support for families – Advice and guidance on legal issues that can affect family life and the support services that can help you.
  • Counselling and bereavement services – Counselling services can provide families with support to help them come to terms with what is going on in their life.
  • Support for young people - Looking for somewhere to go, something to do, or someone to listen?

Who to contact

Telephone
01926 410410
Minicom: 01926 412277
You are advised to check with your telephone provider for call costs to the 0845 number
From a landline calls to an 0845 number could cost 3p to 18p per minute from a mobile calls could cost from 6p to 51 p per minute
Website
https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/.../children-families
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