Childcare and parenting

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From childcare and early years education to fostering, adoption and more. This information is provided by Family Information Service Denbighshire.

Family Information Service phone number: 01745 815891

Childcare Offer for Wales

Are you a provider of the Childcare Offer for Wales? Here's what you need to know to get prepared for the new national digital service (external website), coming this autumn.

Demonstrations of the Childcare Offer for Wales national digital service are being held for childcare providers in September via Microsoft Teams. The first sessions will be held on 5th and 6th September and will cover how to register as a childcare provider on the new system. Find more information on the Welsh Government website.

Flying Start - new areas

From 1 September 2022, the Flying Start programme will be available to new areas in East Rhyl and East Prestatyn.

Find out more about Flying Start and view the current and new areas eligible for the programme

Services and information

30 Hours free Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds

Working parents of 3 and 4 year olds can get 30 hours of funded childcare a week through the Childcare Offer for Wales.

Family Information Service (FIS) Training

Information about the Family Information Service (FIS) Training available for childcare settings.

Family Information Service Denbighshire (external website)

Find out about Family Information Service Denbighshire.

Childcare for parents

Search for childcare in Denbighshire and find out about help with the cost.

Childcare for providers

Find out how to become a childcare provider in Denbighshire.

Early education

Information about the 10 hours funded education scheme for parents, carers and childcare providers.

Benefits, grants and money advice

Benefits and grants you may be entitled to plus information and advice.

Additional Learning Needs: Pre-school children

Information about the support available for pre-school children with developmental delays.

Activities and events

We run lots of events and activities for children and families across Denbighshire, all year round.

Additional learning needs and disabilities for childcare settings

All childcare providers in Denbighshire offer care for children with additional learning needs and children with disabilities.

Childcare sufficiency assessment

We have a responsibility to make sure that there is sufficient childcare in Denbighshire to meet the needs of working parents.

Family Link workers

Denbighshire Family Link Workers work closely with families, pre-school settings and schools to make sure all children have a positive experience of education.

Play Sufficiency Assessment

View our Play Sufficiency Assessment.

Help with childcare costs

There is a wide range of financial support available to help you with the cost of childcare.

Parent and toddler groups

Parent and toddler groups are mainly for children under two and a half years old, accompanied by their parent or carer.

Flying Start

The aim of Flying Start is to help children to have the best possible start in life for their future growth and development.

Parenting. Give it time. (external website)

Parenting information and advice from gov.wales.

Fostering and adoption

If you want to provide a loving home for a child or young person, consider fostering or adopting.

Local Integrated Family Team (LIFT)

LIFT helps families with managing children’s challenging behaviour at home.