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Contact Children and Families

For general enquiries about Islington’s Children and Families services call 020 7527 2000.


Islington FIS, Family Information Service

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Contact Islington FIS for free, impartial information, advice and guidance for families with children aged 0-25, including childcare and free early education, play and things to do, family support and money advice.

Phone: 020 7527 5959


You can also check the Family Directory for contact details for individual services and follow Islington FIS on Facebook

Worried about a child

Call the Children’s Services Contact Team on 020 7527 7400 at any time.

Always dial 999 in an emergency. 

School admissions


Find out about applying for a school place.

SEND local offer 

Information, advice and services for Islington children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged 0-25. 


Children’s Social Care 

Phone: 020 7527 7400 


Phone: 0800 694 0101 


Find out more about adoption.


Phone: 0800 073 0428, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm 


Find out more about fostering.

Islington Children and Families Board 

Phone: 020 7527 3080 


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