Family Information Service (FIS)
What is the Family Information Service?
The Family Information Service (FIS) provides information on services and activities for children and young people aged 0 - 19 years.
The FIS is a free service offering impartial and confidential information on a range of issues affecting children and young people aged 0 – 19 years.
The FIS covers the whole of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough. It offers a one- stop information service for parents, carers and professionals who need childcare or request information about children’s services and activities.
The FIS provides information on childcare provision and working with children:
- Day Nurseries
- Pre -school Playgroups
- Out of School Clubs
- Parent, Carer & Toddler Groups
- Uniform Groups
- Youth Services
- Leisure Activities
Working with Children
- Information on setting up childcare
- Information on becoming a childminder
- Training courses
What else does the service provide?
It provides information on local and national voluntary, statutory and private organisations that support young people.