York Family Information Service

The York Family Information Service is a free and impartial information service for mums, dads and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 (or up to 25 for disabled children) we are part of the Local Area Teams Information Service and Information Service for Young People.

We can help with anything and everything around family life.

If you're a mum, dad, carer or young person and have a question but don't know where to go, then please get in touch.

How to get in touch with us


Family Information Service

Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm 01904 554444 

Young Peoples Service

Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm 01904 555400

Text Only: 07624 802244  Email: fis@york.gov.uk

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When it comes to choosing childcare there are lots of options to think about. Local Area Teams Information Service has information about all childcare in and around York. We can provide you with tailored information and talk you through different ways of reducing your childcare bill.




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