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L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

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Find help and support for children, young people and families in Jersey

Children and Families Hub

The Children and Families Hub team can provide advice and support to you and your family. This can include working with you directly and coordinating with other children and family organisations to provide the right help at the right time. 

Most of the services provided are free of charge, and we will work alongside you to address any challenges you and your family have.

Programmes for parents and carers

The Children and Families Hub team offer a range of evidence-based programmes for parents. They'll help you develop the skills and strategies you need to: 

  • build a positive relationship between you and your child 
  • raise happy, confident kids 
  • manage behaviour in a positive way 
  • set rules and routines 
  • take care of yourself as a parent 
  • feel confident in the decisions you’re making 

Find out what Programmes for parents and carers we offer.

Childcare and holiday clubs

There are many childcare options in Jersey including:

  • private nurseries
  • holiday clubs
  • breakfast and after school clubs
  • activity clubs
  • childminders

Find the list of registered childcare providers.

Information about childcare providers for parents

The Childcare and Early Years Service is responsible for registering childcare providers and undertakes quality and compliance reviews.

About the Childcare and Early Years Service

The Jersey Childcare Trust (JCCT) also provides information on:

  • pre-schools
  • school nurseries
  • nannies
  • childminders
  • parent and toddler groups
  • after school clubs
  • holiday and activity clubs

Jersey Childcare trust (JCCT)

The Jersey Association of Child Carers is an organisation supporting childminders and parents. It has a full list of childminders, including vacancies.

Jersey Association of Child Carers (J.A.C.C.)

Get in touch

If you feel that your family could benefit from additional support, you can email or:

  • search our online directory and contact the relevant services directly
  • speak to our Children and Families Hub on +44 (0) 1534 519000, we’re open Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • complete our Request for Advice form, we’ll get back to you within 1 working day
  • email us at, we’ll get back to you within 1 working day
  • talk to someone you’re already in contact with, for example a teacher, youth worker, health visitor or your GP
  • young people up to 25 years can talk to the YES project for information, advice and counselling on the free helpline +44 (0) 800 7350010, available Monday to Friday, 12pm to 6pm or email the Youth Enquiry Service

We also accept referrals from professionals who work with families, such as:  

  • your doctor 
  • other health professionals 
  • teachers 
  • early years practitioners 
  • people working with charities and voluntary organisations

Information for practitioners

Practitioners are able to submit a referral to the Children and Families Hub for a child, young person or family.

Practitioner's Request Form

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