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Luton Family Information Service (FIS)

The FIS team based within Luton Borough Council offers free, impartial information and advice about registered childcare, early education, parenting and issues that affect young people up to the age of 20, and up to 25 for those with additional needs or disabilities.

  • Childminders
  • Parent and Toddler Groups
  • Stay and play sessions
  • Pre Schools and Playgroups
  • Day Nurseries and Nursery Schools
  • Creche
  • Out of School Care
  • Holiday Schemes
  • Children’s Centre
  • Information on Tax Credits and benefits
  • Information on Nursery Education Funding
  • Disability & Additional Needs Services
  • Becoming a childminder
  • Working with children
  • Careers and Training in Childcare
  • Family Support Organisations

Finding childcare - We can provide you with a free tailor made list of local childcare, taking into account your child’s needs, your working pattern, school drop off and pick-ups. 

Time for twos - free 15 hours of childcare for eligible two year olds in Luton starting the term after their second birthday.  Visit the webpage for the list of current qualifying criteria and an online application form. 

Three and four year old funding - free 15 hours of childcare for all children in Luton starting the term after their third birthday.  Visit the website for more information or contact us for a list of providers near your home. 

School holiday activities - FIS offer a free email newsletter just before each school holiday.  Sign up on the web page to get the list delivered straight into your inbox. 

For more information please visit our website www.luton.gov.uk/fis, complete the online enquiry form or give us a call.

Who to contact

Telephone
E-mail
fis@luton.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Flying Start Office
Address
2nd Floor Tokko
7 Gordon Street
Luton
Postcode
LU1 2QP
Notes

Please note that FIS is based at two different offices and therefore staff might not be available to see you face to face.

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

Customers can contact the team themselves or have a friend or professional contact us on their behalf

Last updated 29/08/2019