Newport Family Information Service

Newport Family Information Service

Providing quality, accessible and free information to parents and carers of children aged 0-19 years.

If you live or work with children or young people from birth to age 19 and are looking for childcare, information about early year’s education, activities for your children or parenting support, Newport Family Information Service (FIS) is here to help.

We offer a ‘one stop shop’ via freephone 0800 328 84 83 with answer phone service, email |and via our online enquiry form|.

Calling from a mobile? Use 01633 840669

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We have free leaflets and booklets on subjects ranging from behaviour management and family support to working with children as a career option.

Information for parents and carers.

Search for childcare|

Education for 3 & 4 year olds|

Welsh Language|

Childcare explained|

Working with children|

Online Enquiry Form|

Supporting your family|

Want to give us feedback?|

Parenting in Newport|

FIS Newsletter – In Touch|

FIS news|

What’s On!|

Maternity & Paternity|

Information for Working Parents|

Playschemes & Play clubs|

View the 2014 Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

Information for childcare professionals

CRU Message – DBS Update| (pdf)

Childcare at home … Voluntary Approval Scheme| (opens new website)

If you are a nanny in Wales, take a look at the benefits of joining this scheme with CSSIW.

HMRC e-learning package for Childminders| / Foster Carers| and Shared Lives Carers.|

Add your details to the childcare database|

Working with children – careers & training|

Training for registered childcare providers|


How FIS can help|


Information for children & young people

Children & Young People’s Partnership |

Young Newport Website |

The Plan| (pdf)