Bright Start: Family Support


Self-directed referrals are appropriate for this service. Direct patients to the provider website (see below) for further information.

Bright Start offers family support services for children 0-5 and 5-19, ranging from advice and guidance to having an allocated family support practitioner who can assist with more complex family situations. Families will see the same trained family worker at home or in community locations, in the day or evening.

Eligibility criteria



  • with a child under the age of 19
  • who live in Islington or are temporarily housed in another borough


  • Bright Start Family Support has a wide scope but may not be the right service for some families. When it is not the right service, people will be helped to use a more appropriate service.

Provided By

General Services

Adult Safeguarding

Child Safeguarding

Community Services

Navigating Self-Care

Urgent & Emergency Care

Urgent & Emergency Care for Children

Review date: Thursday, 23 November 2023