Children and families
Information on early years, schools, financial help, family support and things to do for children, young people and families in Islington
Worried about a child?
If you’re worried about a child, phone 020 7527 7400. Always dial 999 in an emergency.
Apply for a school place
Apply for a school place at any Islington School - and how to appeal
Term and holiday dates
School term and holiday dates
Find childcare and early education
Registered childcare and early education providers in your local area
Free early learning
Find free early learning and childcare for 2, 3 and 4 year olds
Becoming a childminder
Information about becoming a registered childminder in Islington
Help and support around benefits, money, housing, legal advice and more.
Youth Justice Service
Support for young people aged 10-17 to stop them from offending or re-offending
Youth Safety Strategy 2020 - 2025
Find out about Islington's Youth Safety Strategy 2020 - 2025
Bright Start Strategy 2023-28
Islington’s Strategy for Maternity and Early Years from conception to age 5, including the Start for Life 0-2 offer
Islington Safeguarding Children Partnership
Working together to safeguard Islington's children.
Cost of living support
The price of energy, food and bills are all rising and many of us are feeling worried or anxious about our finances but there are services that can help