Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Bath and North East Somerset - Family Information Service
Description

The Family Information Service holds information on all the OFSTED registered childcare, early years and play opportunities across Bath and North East Somerset. This includes childminders, pre-schools, play groups, nurseries and out of school clubs.

Family Information Service (FIS) also provides information on other groups such as parent and toddler groups and sports clubs or organisations that provide support to parents and carers. Details can be found on our website: www.1bigdatabase.org.uk

Information is also available to anyone interested in working with children, young people and families. Pease visit: www.bathnes.gov.uk/workingwithchildren FIS can also provide information on support offered to disabled children and children with additional needs and their families.

A brokerage service (by referral) is available to parents who have difficulties in accessing appropriate childcare.

Information and Advice can be offered to look your entitlement to welfare benefits, tax credits, free school meals etc. and help with completion of claim forms. We can also support access to debt and housing advice and link you to other relevant supporting organisations.

Organisation Type
Statutory Service
Alternative names
FIS Bath and North East Somerset
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working
Regions
Bath and North East Somerset
Is there a cost for these services?
No
How can people access this service?
Self Referral
Business Hours
MondayFrom 08:45To 16:45
TuesdayFrom 08:45To 16:45
WednesdayFrom 08:45To 16:45
ThursdayFrom 08:45To 16:45
FridayFrom 08:30To 16:30
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED
Out of hours answer machine

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
Keynsham Civic Centre
Address 2
Market Walk
Town
Keynsham
County
Bath and North East Somerset
Postcode
BS31 1FS

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone
Textphone

Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Job title / Position
Manager

Venue Address Details

Contact Address Line 1
Lewis House
Contact Address Line 2
Manvers Street
Town
Bath
County
Bath & North East Somerset
Postcode
BA1 1JG

Services

Helpline Details

Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
N/A

Limitations and Associations

Associations / Qualifications / Awards

Customer Service Excellence Award 2010
Families First Award 2011

Accessibility

General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
0.5km
Bus numbers?
337, 178
Is there a rail station nearby?
Approx. distance?
500 yards
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
500 yards
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
6
Disabled parking telephone
Is there on-street parking in close proximity to the premises?
Approx. distance?

External Access

Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic external doors?
Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
On external doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?

Internal Access

Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic internal doors?
On internal doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?
Is there more than one floor at the premises?
Please supply any further information relevant to your floors

Three Floors

Is there a lift?
Are there visual alarm systems at the premises?
Can people with an assistance dog access the service accompanied by their dog?
Does the toilet have a minimum size of 2200mm × 1500mm
Does the toilet have a minimum door size of 1000mm
Does the toilet have grab rails - 2x horizontal?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 2x vertical?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 1x drop-down?

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