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Childcare Providers and Professionals

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Find support for childcare providers

Advice, support and training for early years providers.

Find out about funded places

Information and guidance for providers offering early education funded places.

Find information about EYPP

Extra funding is available to some 3- 4 year old children on funded places.

Find out about the 30 hours funded childcare

Working parents could receive an additional 15 hours of childcare per week.

Access the Early Years Portal

Providers can now process their claims for payments via the portal.

See Integrated Reviews

See our integrated 'information sharing' reviews.







Contact Us


Phone: 0300 111 8007
Email:  fis@staffordshire.gov.uk

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday 8am - 8pm
Friday 8am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm

Postal address:
Family Information Service
Staffordshire County Council
ST16 2DH

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Hubs and Networks

The council is continuing to encourage the growth and development of childcare hubs and self-supporting networks across the county. Let us know if you are setting one up.
Thursday 31st May 2018

Parent Survey on Funded Places

We would like the views of parents on how funded childcare places is working families.
Thursday 31st May 2018

Disability Access Fund

Additional funding for providers to support children with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities aged three and four.
Monday 30th April 2018


There have been a number of concerns raised by Ofsted with some Inadequate rated providers about the handling of safeguarding matters and concerns of early years children. We have complied some useful information and guidance for providers.
Monday 30th April 2018

New Family Support Service

Childcare Providers can now take advantage of a New Family Support Service which is now in operation in each district of Staffordshire.
Friday 27th April 2018
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