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Bright Start


Bright Start

Bright Start is the name for Islington's services for under fives and their families and includes our Start for Life and Family Hubs offer.


Bright Start Islington is with you every step of the way, from pregnancy to a child’s fifth birthday. You can find services in children’s centres, nurseries, health centres, community centres and libraries across Islington.


Bright Start services are delivered in the North, Central and South areas. If you live in Islington you can attend sessions in any area but for some services you will need to know which area you live in. Ambler Children's Centre is located in Bright Start Central area.  You can use the local area finder to find out your area.




To use Bright Start services you will need to register using the online form or you can download the print form version




Find children's centres, and discover what's going on for families with under 5s including indoor, outdoor and online activities:



For more information on what is available or to speak to someone in your area please contact:

Or, you can call the Family Information Service on 020 7527 5959, Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm, or email

Information about Bright Start family support services.