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 invite 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)