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Neighbouring Family Information Services

Each Local Authority has it's own Family Information Service which can offer confidential information, advice and guidance. You can access many services from neighbouring authorities, including childcare, provided they have space to accommodate your child. To find your local Family Information Service or find Childcare in…

Things to do in Buckinghamshire

There is lots to do in Buckinghamshire. Why not search our directory to find out what's on near you. You can use the 'narrow by category' option on this page to search, or simply use the keyword search box.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Advice and Support for families

During these challenging times, the Family Support Service and your local Family Information Service are here to assist and support families. We are pulling together resources, information, and guidance which we will keep updated on a regular basis. Advice and Support from your Council > COVID-19/Coronavirus…

Childcare Brokerage Service

The Childcare Brokerage Service supports parents with finding suitable childcare for children under 5 years old or up to 25 years with a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND). This service is free however, the brokerage staff will prioritise cases according to need.

Charities and Websites for Grandparents

Charities, helplines and useful websites for grandparents and step grandparents.

About The Buckinghamshire Family Information Service (BFIS)

BFIS offers free, impartial information to families with children aged 0 to 19 years (or up to 25 years with a special educational need or disability), young people and professionals.  We are the principal service for information to parents/carers for the Local Authority (LA), Buckinghamshire Council…

Supporting your child when English is your Second Language

For many parents English is an additional second language.  We have some ways in which you can support your child at home: Home Language You should feel comfortable speaking to your child in the language that you feel most comfortable in and it is your…

Looked After Children

It is not always possible for parents to meet the needs of a child. Sometimes we have to arrange for children and young people to live away from home. This may be for short breaks or for longer periods of time.To help us decide what…