Answers to frequently asked questions about the Department are available on our Popular Questions pages.
If you can't find what you need, you can contact us in a number of ways:
Telephone: 0870 000 2288
Textphone/Minicom: 01928 794274
Fax: 01928 794248
Phone lines are open 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
If you know the name of the person you want to speak to, please telephone 0870 001 2345.
You can also write to the Department:
Department for Children, Schools and Families
Great Smith Street
Please note that the Department aims to reply to written correspondence within 15 working days.
For enquiries relating to the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS), please refer to their website at http://www.dius.gov.uk/contact.html.
If you are concerned about individual children, please refer to our popular question on safeguarding children.