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Family Information Service (FIS)

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The Family Information Service (FIS) provides free, comprehensive and up-to-date information and advice about all services for children, young people and their families in Aberdeen. Our directory of services is for parents, carers, young people and professionals. We hold information on a wide range of services including:

  • Childcare (childminders, nurseries and out of school care)
  • Education (primary schools, secondary schools, nursery schools and education support services)
  • Family Support Services (social care & wellbeing services, housing & homelessness, bereavement, divorce, counselling, general health, domestic abuse, drugs and alcohol, employment, financial help, libraries, sport, and parent and toddler groups)
  • Additional Support Needs (disabilities, complex health needs, respite care, disability sport, supported child care)
  • Opportunities for 16 - 19 year olds (employment, education, volunteering, support services, community projects, mental health)


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Is your child 2 years old? If so, you could get 600 hours a year of free Early Learning and Childcare with 'Me 2'. Please follow the link for more information:


Family Information Service external website

For more information, please visit the dedicated Family Information Service website.



  • Family Information Service (FIS)
    All enquiries are confidential
    Aberdeen City Council
    Business Hub 13
    Level 2 North
    Marischal College
    Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
    Text: 07825 053136
    Phone: 03000 200 293 option 6 (Mon-Fri.10am-4pm)

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