Brent Children and Families Information Service (CFIS)

Brent Children and Families Information Service provides information on:

  • Childcare provision in the London Borough of Brent
  • Free early education entitlements for two, three and four year olds
  • Children’s centres
  • Activities for families, children and young people
  • Local and national services and voluntary organisations which offer information advice support to families with children
  • Support available to children and young people with special education needs and disabilities
  • Financial support available to assist with the costs of childcare

We provide information, advice and guidance to:

  • Families who want information about support available
  • Childcare providers
  • People who are interested in a childminding career
  • People who are interested in working in the childcare profession or wanting to set up childcare provision (e.g. nursery/playgroup/before and after school club/holiday play schemes)
  • Professionals currently working with children and families
  • Those interested in setting up a childcare provision

Our work is guided by legislation including:

In using our services we encourage you to:

  • Let us know if any of our information is wrong or needs updating
  • Share with us when we have provided a good service
  • Help us to continue to improve our service by making suggestions for how we can do things differently

You can send us feedback at or you can make a complaint if you are unhappy with the service you have received.

Age group

0 - 25 years old


Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ,

Contact number

020 8937 3010 (9am to 5pm)