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For parents and carers

On these pages you can find out how to get help with finding and choosing the right childcare for you and your family, paying for childcare and information about free early years places for three-year-olds.

You can also find out more about the importance of inclusion and equality and the provision of services for children and young people whatever their needs.

Look at the drop down list to the left and click on the service you need.

Looking for childcare?

You can contact Dudley Family Information Service (FIS) to find out details of childcare and leisure activities for children and young people from birth to 20.

(more details on the FIS)

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Ensuring all children and young people have access to services whatever their needs is a key aim in the borough. Ensuring services are inclusive helps overcome any concerns faced by providers, parents, carers, children and young people.

more on inclusion





Children's centres

Children’s centres are a new type of community base where children under five and their families can access the information, support, help and advice they need to give their child the best start in life.

( more information on children's centres)