Bright Start Islington is our new name for services for under-5s and their families.

You can find Bright Start Islington services in children's centres, nurseries, health centres, community centres and libraries across Islington. Bright Start supports families from pregnancy to a child's fifth birthday.

As well as childcare and early education, Bright Start Islington provides activities and services including:

  • Stay and play sessions: toys and activities for under-5s
  • Child health clinics
  • Health visiting
  • Parenting programmes
  • Free healthy start vitamins
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Breastfeeding support and infant feeding advice
  • Benefits advice
  • Help with finding work

Bright Start venues are places you can meet other parents, support each other, and you can make your voice heard by getting involved in designing and reviewing local services.

To find out about activities see the Bright Start timetables on Islington Directories:

Bright Start Islington

For more information about your local Bright Start Islington services call the Family Information Service on 020 7527 5959.

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