Find Children's Centres and Bright Start Services

Bright Start Islington is our name for services for under fives and their families and includes our Start for Life (from conception to 2) and Family Hubs offer.

Find children's centres, and discover what's going on for families with under 5s including indoor, outdoor and online activities:

Bright Start Timetable 6 September 2023 to 26 July 2024

To find out which Bright Start area you live in, check your local area.

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For more information on what is available or to speak to someone in your area please contact:

Or, you can call the Family Information Service on 020 7527 5959, Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm, or email

Information about Bright Start family support services.

About Bright Start Islington

Bright Start Islington services are for under-5s and their families living in Islington. To use services you will need to register with Bright Start. 

Bright Start Islington provides childcare and early education plus:

  • Child health clinics
  • Health visiting
  • New parents groups
  • Parenting programmes
  • Free healthy start vitamins
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Breastfeeding support and infant feeding advice
  • Benefits advice
  • Help with finding work

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