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).

Services and information

30 Hours free Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds (external website)

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

Families First and Flying Start

Information about the services available from Integrated Families First and Flying Start.

Family Information Service Denbighshire (external website)

Find out about Family Information Service Denbighshire.

Local Integrated Family Team (LIFT)

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

Childcare for parents

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

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.

Family Information Service (FIS) Training

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

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

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.

Childcare for providers

Find out how to become a childcare provider in Denbighshire.

Parenting. Give it time. (external website)

Parenting information and advice from

Fostering and adoption

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

The Oak Tree Centre

Information about the Oak Tree Centre in Rhyl.

Activities and events

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