What do family information services do?

What do family information services do?

The Family Information Service (FIS) provides free, impartial information and advice on a variety of services for children and young people (from birth to 25 years old), parents and families.

What is mash safeguarding West Sussex?

What is the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)? The MASH is the single point of contact for all safeguarding concerns. regarding children and young people in West Sussex, which includes front. door access for Early Help.

How do I contact Mash West Sussex?

Sending us the information on our online form is the best way of reporting your concerns but, if you prefer, you can call us on: Phone: 01403 229900 (Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm)

Who is the CEO of West Sussex County Council?

Becky Shaw
Becky Shaw, chief executive, said: “Sarah brings an impressive set of strategic and partnership skills, underpinned by a strong track record of experience in central and local government. Sarah will be a huge asset to West Sussex and I really look forward to working with her as part of the team.”

Who can refer to mash?

If a child is in immediate danger or is at risk of serious significant harm, the practitioner should contact the Police (999) and refer to MASH as soon as possible.

Who do I call if I am worried about a child?

Contact the NSPCC for help if you are unsure whether to report your concerns. Call 0808 800 5000 to speak in confidence, or text anonymously to 88858.

Who to contact regarding safeguarding issues?

Please call the 24 hour Safeguarding helpline on 0203 373 0440. During office hours please select option 1.

How many people work for West Sussex County Council?

We employ around 6,000 staff, with an additional 21,000 staff employed by schools. We provide 80% of local government services across West Sussex’s 770 square miles.

Who are the West Sussex county Councillors?


  • Councillor Carson Albury.
  • Councillor Zack Ali.
  • Councillor Noel Atkins.
  • Councillor Andrew Baldwin.
  • Councillor Caroline Baxter.
  • Councillor Trevor Bence.
  • Councillor Liz Bennett.
  • Councillor Kevin Boram.

Where can I find family information in West Sussex?

The Family Information Service The Family Information Service (FIS) Run by West Sussex County Council (WSCC) the FIS provides free, up to date information for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-25, so you can make informed choices for your child.

What is the family Information Service (FIS)?

The Family Information Service (FIS) is provided by West Sussex County Council. We offer free, impartial, up-to-date information to all families on childcare, as well as activities and services for 0-25 year olds.

How do I contact the family information service?

If you have any questions or would like any support in completing this application please contact your local Children and Family Centre. Alternatively, please contact the Family Information Service on 01243 777807 or email [email protected] . Using a tablet/smartphone?

How do I find childcare in West Sussex?

Find FIS on Facebook Begin your childcare search below, or choose ‘Family activities or support’ to find family activities and support groups. We are the only direct link with the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) for registered childcare in West Sussex.