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Council Services:

About the FIS

We have lots of information for families, child carers and professionals, including:

  • Ofsted registered childcare - childminders, pre-schools, day nurseries, out of school and holiday clubs, etc;
  • Unregistered childcare - parent and toddler groups, childcare for the over 8s, etc;
  • Help and advice on choosing childcare;
  • Information on financial help for families with childcare costs - including tax credits, benefits and free Early Years Entitlement for 3 and 4 year olds;
  • Useful local and national support organisations;
  • Details of a range of leisure activities;
  • Wide range of leaflets and guides;
  • Information on childcare as a career or setting up your own childcare business;
  • Support for families of children with disabilities and specific needs
  • Lincolnshire Children’s Centres

Family Information Service is part of Children’s Services. The service is delivered by Lincolnshire County Council’s Customer Service Centre.

You can access this service by calling us on 0800 195 1635 Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm.


  • Child Benefit Office

    Tel: 0845 302 1444

  • Healthy Start

    Tel: 0845 607 6823

  • Careers advice for Further Education including funding

    Tel: 0800 121 8989

  • Disability Benefits Enquiry Line

    Tel: 08457 123 456

  • HM Revenue and Customs Tax Credit Helpline

    Tel: 0845 300 3900

  • Jobcentre Plus

    Tel: 0800 055 6688

  • Student finance for Higher Education

    Tel: 0845 300 50 90


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Last updated: 16 October 2017

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