Family Information Service

Get support and advice from the Family Information Service (FIS)

Our Family Information Service (FIS) offer free and impartial advice to parents of children and young people aged 0 to 25 on:

Free Community and Family Learning courses are available through ACL Essex. They offer support to parents, carers or guardians of babies, children and young people. This includes course aimed at parents or carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Read The Department of Education's What to expect in the Early Years Foundation Stage: a guide for parents.