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This is the Citizen Portal for Leicestershire County Council's Children and Families Service.

Downtime Notification. Please note that this system will be down on Thursday 15th December - Friday 16th December 2022 for essential system maintenance.

This portal is designed to allow parents, or persons with legal responsibility for a child, to apply for services maintained by the Council.

The Citizen Portal allows parents of children who live in Leicestershire, to make applications for

  • two year old funding.

To use this site you will need to register.

You will need to provide personal and/or sensitive information, e.g. child's name and date of birth, as part of the registration or service request. Please refer to the Privacy Notice (accessible from the links at the foot of the page) for details on how we store and process your data.

Once registered, you will then be able to add and view applications for various child related services.

To apply for a School Place follow the link on our website : Apply for a School Place

To apply for a Free School Meals place follow the link on our website : Apply for Free School Meals

In order to use the Citizen Portal please ensure that your computer / device is running one of the following browsers:

  • Mozilla Firefox (latest version)
  • Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Microsoft Edge (latest version)

Please ensure that you use a valid email address as you will have to validate your account to complete the registration process.

If you have recently used the Citizen Portal to apply for one of the above services, you will need to use the login details provided for this service and won't need to re-register.

If you are new to the portal please use the Register button above.