Welcome to your Lancashire

Family Information Service

Main Details

The Lancashire Family Information Service aims to provide quality, accessible and impartial advice and guidance on a full range of childcare services, resources and issues led by the needs of children and their families, carers, employers, professionals and local and national Government and their agencies.

Phone: 0800 195 0137

The service is open:
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm
An answer service is available at all other times

We can supply lists of childcare providers in your area covering various types of childcare to suit your needs, for example:

  • Day Nurseries
  • Childminders
  • Nursery Schools
  • Pre-school Playgroups
  • Out of School Care (Including Breakfast Clubs/After School Clubs/Holiday Schemes)
  • Creches
  • Parent & Toddler Groups

Or you can use our website to search for childcare in your area.

We can also provide you with information to help pay for your childcare and advice about your rights when returning to work including guidance on maternity/paternity entitlement.

We have produced the following guides to help you:

If you would like to find out the different childcare options available to you within your area or are struggling to find the appropriate childcare to suit your family's situation please contact the Family Information Service.

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