The Families Information Service (FIS) provides free and impartial information and advice on all registered childcare in Rotherham, including:
- Day nurseries
- Out of school and holiday clubs
They can also provide information on free early education places for 2, 3 & 4 year olds and the 30 Hours Free Childcare offer for working parents.
They work closely with the Early Years inclusion co-ordinator who provides support to childcare settings to ensure that every child’s needs are met through offering support, information and managing grants.
Visit the FIS website to find childcare in Rotherham. You can also contact the FIS team on 0800 0730230 or 01709 822429 and an information officer will be happy to help you.
Rotherham Children's Centres
Rotherham Children's Centres offer a friendly place for you and your child to meet new friends and come along to activities. They offer support with pregnancy and parenting. And can also help you look for work or training.
Free early education
Your two year old could be eligible for up to 15 hours of free childcare/early education per week, for more information and to apply for the funding visit the RMBC website.
All three and four year olds are eligible for 15 hours of free childcare/early education per week, for more information visit the RMBC website.
Working parents of three and four year olds may be eligible for an additional 15 hours of free childcare on top of the universal free 15 hours. For more information on the 30 Hours Free Childcare Offer for working parents and to check if you are eligible visit the Childcare Choices website.