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Services for Young Children

Hampshire Family Information Service (FIS)

Hampshire Family Information Service (FIS) is a free, confidential and impartial service for parents and carers.

We provide information and guidance on childcare, early years education and related services in Hampshire for children and young people aged 0 -19 (including those with additional needs).

Happy childSearch for childcare

Find out about childminders, nurseries, pre-schools, out of school clubs and more

Girl and practitioner examine wormEarly years education (EYE)

How much free EYE is your child entitled to? 'Stretched', '2 Year Old' offers. Early Years Pupil Premium

moneyHelp with paying for childcare

See the range of help available including tax credits and childcare vouchers

Happy toddlerChoosing quality childcare and early years education

What to look for when choosing a service for your child

Child's finger pushing keys on a computer keyboardWorking parents/carers

Find out about maternity and paternity leave and other support from your employer

Family of kidsFamily support

Support available including parenting tips, parent and toddler groups, and child health

Children's Services publications brandFIS publications

Download useful information including childcare checklists and family benefit information

SfYC familyContact FIS

For help searching for childcare and guidance on childcare issues


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