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Discover how Knowsley’s Family Information Service can help you

by Laura Johnston

If you are looking for information on organisations and services offering advice and/or support for children and young people under 19, disabled children and young people under 25, their parents and carers, and professionals who work with families, you can find it all in one place on the Knowsley Family Information Service (FIS) website.

What you can find on the FIS website:

Knowsley’s Local Offer – Find out information about services that offer help to children and young people who have a disability or special educational needs. Information available includes funding, travel, housing, and play and leisure.

Knowsley Early Help – Find out about the services that offer initial help and support for children, young people and their families. Help available includes debt and finance, health and wellbeing, and crime and anti-social behaviour.

Childcare and Early Education – Find out information about the Knowsley Childcare Information Service which offers information on childcare and early years education, information about free childcare for two to four year olds, and details about how you can get into a career in childcare. You can also search for the childcare options available to you in Knowsley.

Advice and Information – Find out about a range of advice and information on adoption/fostering, carers, child protection and more.

Education, Employment and Learning – Find out information about local schools and education services, and get help with looking for employment or post-16 learning/training

Health, Wellbeing and Care – Find out information on local health services, and care and support services such as for bereavement and domestic abuse.

Transport, Housing and Community Services – Find out about your local community groups and centres, information about housing, and about transport in and around Knowsley.

Play and Leisure – Find things to do and places to visit near you as well as activities suitable for young people with a disability or special educational needs.

If you want to contact Knowsley Family Information Service, you can call 0151 443 3247 or email fis@knowsley.gov.uk