Family Information Service Directory
FISFD Provides information and support for children, young people and families in Oxfordshire. They can give free information, advice and assistance on:
- finding and paying for childcare
- play and leisure for children, young people and families
- working parents’ (maternity and paternity) rights and options
- help for families with disabled children
- family and parenting support
They also provide professionals in their work with children, young people and families by providing a centralised information resource to help guide customers to the services and information that they need.
Benefits and work
Please find links below relating to Benefits you may be entitled too:
Contact – for families with disabled children
The contact website has advice and information about concerns a family might have about raising a child with additional needs.
They run a free helpline and offer a Listening Ear support service. They also produce a range of email newsletters and parent guides available to download or order.
OCC Local Offer
The local offer gives children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families information to help them find the right help and support in their area.