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Early education and childcare support

Below you will find links to early educational support services, including speech and language therapy services.

The Integrated Early Years’ Service (IEYS)

For information on The IEYS (available from birth upwards) and to make a referral please visit the Dudley Community Information Directory.

Telephone: 01384 814364 

Thinking about childcare?

The Family Information Service

The FIS holds details of Ofsted registered early years and childcare providers, and information on funded early education and free childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds. There’s also information on childcare provision for children aged 5 years+ and on things to do and places to go, together with details of events and activities taking place for children, young people and families. It also holds information on family support and early help and can signpost to both local and national support groups.

Childcare entitlements

Telephone: 01384 814398

Early Language Development

Dudley Speech, Language and Communication covers speech, language, communication and early literacy support available for parents and professionals in the Black Country.

Dudley Speech and Language Therapy Service

Speech & language therapists identify and support children and young people with a range of communication and eating/drinking/swallowing difficulties. Find further information on the NHS website.


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