Covid-19 Update: all Bright Start activities have been risk assessed to ensure they comply with government guidelines.
Bright Start activities are planned to restart the week of 5 January 2022.
Find out what's going on for families with under 5s including indoor, outdoor and online activities:
You can find more information about family support on our directory website.
If you have a question, need some information, advice or guidance our family engagement workers are still here to talk over the phone. To use Bright Start services you will need to register. You can register using the electronic form or you can download the print form version.
Bright Start services are delivered in the North, Central and South areas. You can attend sessions in any area but for some services you will know to know which area you live in. You can use the local area finder on Islington's website.
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Bright Start Services and Activities
Bright Start Islington provides activities and services including:
- childcare and early education
- Bright Start Activites
- Child health clinics
- Health visiting
- Parenting programmes
- Free healthy start vitamins
- Speech and language therapy
- Breastfeeding support and infant feeding advice
- Benefits advice
- Help with finding work
- Family support
For more information about your local Bright Start Islington services call Islington FIS (Family Information Service) on 020 7527 5959.
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