Finding childcare

Family information

We provide free and impartial information about Ofsted-registered childcare in Thurrock.

Our family services directory called Ask Thurrock can help you to search for childcare in your area. You can use Ask Thurrock to search for the type of childcare that suits you, including:

  • childminders
  • pre-school playgroups
  • day nurseries
  • maintained school nurseries
  • out of school clubs, including breakfast and after school clubs
  • holiday schemes

Providers are registered and inspected by Ofsted.

We also provide information and advice on a wide range of family services, including:

  • help paying for childcare
  • parent and toddler groups
  • activity clubs
  • parenting and family support
  • prevention and support services
  • youth clubs and services
  • special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) – our 'Local Offer'
Family Information Service

: 01375 652 801