COVID-19 Update: We have developed a programme of online activities and teams are supporting parents over the phone. Download a timetable of Bright Start Online activities. We are also running Bright Start Picnics in September.
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.
Bright Start Services and Activities
Bright Start Islington provides activities and services including:
- childcare and early education
- Bright Start online
- Stay and play sessions: toys and activities for under 5s
- 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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