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Dudley Borough Services

Dudley Family Information Service

Supporting Families and Communities Across Dudley Borough

The Family Information Service (FIS) is a free signposting service managed by Dudley Council providing detailed information, advice and contacts for parents, families and carers across Dudley borough. The service gives parents and carers information they need to make informed choices to support their children and young people as they grow.

Let's Get Healthy Dudley

Free healthy lifestyle support for your family

Arrange a free one-to-one appointment with a Dudley Family Wellness Coach, who will help you and your children create a healthier diet and physical activity habits.

Integrated Early Years Service Parent Support Group

Do you have a child who has an additional need? Would you like to meet other parents/carers, receive advice and support?

IYES have a group for parents / carers and their children at Dudley North Family Hub, Bayer Street, Coseley, WV14 9DS.

Morning and afternoon sessions are available but must be booked in advance.

Free Swimming - Dudley

To register and for further information visit Kids Swim Free in Dudley

Healthy Lunchboxes

Top tips and ideas for a yummy, healthy lunchbox visit Healthy Lunchbox Ideas

Programmes for Parents, Carers and Professionals

Free online and face-to-face programmes. A one stop shop for parenting advice in the Dudley borough. Gain access to parenting guidance (everything is free of charge for Dudley residents).

  • Triple P - a programme for parent/carers of children aged 2 to 11 years, teenagers and new ‘Fear-less programme’ for children aged 6 to 14 who suffer with anxiety.
  • Solihull approach - courses from bump to baby to teenager / courses additional needs/courses for relationships – most courses are also available in alternative languages.
  • DadPad - it’s the essential guide for new dads, developed with the NHS.
  • Five To Thrive - the Five to Thrive building blocks – Respond · Engage · Relax · Play · Talk are a sequence of activities that can help build healthy brains in young children and throughout their life. They are five things that you can do every day help your child’s growing brain.

The What? Centre

Young Person's Advice, Information and Counselling Service for young people aged 9 to 25.