Hounslow Family Information Service provides free up to date and impartial advice and guidance on the full range of Ofsted registered childcare and early years education in Hounslow.
We also provide information on leisure and parent/child activities that can help with your child's early years development.
To find information on registered childcare in the borough, please visit Hounslow’s Family Service Directory which provides a searchable online listing of services, activities and registered childcare in the borough, in an easy-to-use and accessible way.
The includesinformation on:
Private day nurseries
Before and afterschool clubs
Holiday play schemes
Parent and toddler groups
Home child carers (nannies, au pairs and babysitters)
Help with childcare costs
We provide information on financial assistance available to families if you are using, or considering using childcare. For further information on financial assistance, please refer to our Quid’s for Kids ( PDF Help, size 545kb) booklet.
Protecting children and young people is everyone's responsibility, so it is important to contact us if you have any concerns about a child being harmed or at risk of harm. Children and their parents may need urgent help. Please visit What to do if you are worried about a child for more information.
Helpline: 0800 783 1696 or 020 8583 3470
We are available from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. A voicemail facility operates on our helpline outside of these hours.