Welcome to Medway Family Information Service Directory

Medway Family Information Service Directory

If you cannot find what you are looking for, please call 01634 332 195 

Due to Covid-19, some settings/activities may need to close for short periods of time under advice from Public Health and therefore we ask that enquirers please check with an advertised service first to check if they are open at this time.  We would recommend that you contact providers and face-to-face services, to see if there are any extra measures you will need to abide by if attending classes/sessions.

Reminder for all parents claiming 30 hours funding for 3-4 year olds:
Please renew your code for next term by 31 December 2022 at the latest

To keep your 30 hours free childcare place, you need to check your details are up to date every 3 months.


Summer 2022 Holiday Clubs - Please contact us on 01634 332 195 for updates

NEW - MedwayGo -  Medway’s programme offering free summer activities and camps for children on benefits-related free-school meals. Through the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme, parents will be able to register and book from hundreds of sessions taking place across the summer holidays, through the MedwayGo website – https://go.medway.gov.u 

Parenting Support Service - delivers a set of evidence-based parenting programmes

Visit Family help and support for more information. 

Healthy Early Years Award

The Healthy Early Years (HEY) Award is a great way to demonstrate that your childcare setting is committed to giving children an enjoyable introduction to healthy food and food education.  It shows parents that you provide tasty and nutritious meals and have embedded healthy living into your workplace practice.  

The HEY Award is open to private, voluntary and independent childcare settings and accredited childminders in Medway.  
Visit HEY Award for more details. 

Looking for Holiday Clubs? 

Please check the directory, typing in 'Holiday Club' as this has recently been updated.  Some clubs have confirmed their reopening, but some are open only to existing children attending their setting, so you do need to call the setting to check.

Medway Children and Family Hubs

The link below details the activities available for children (of various ages) – Early Help have information sessions for parents as well as activities for children and their families. There are also 1:1 discussion times available.

Medway Youth Services

Medway Youth Service will be continuing to deliver a level of online activity and support, prioritising our most popular sessions.  Visit Medway Youth for further information.

For young people who would prefer to not join groups we have daily ‘Talk to a Youth Worker’ sessions where a young person can book a 30 minute to 1 hour slot to talk about whatever is important to them.  If you are concerned about a young person and would like us to contact them about booking them onto a session, please contact us.

If you would like further information about the Youth Service or would like to book a Talk to a Youth Worker session, email us at: youth.service@medway.gov.uk