Early years for families
30 hours extended entitlement - children in foster care
From the 1st September 2018, some children in foster care who are aged 3 or 4 years old will be able to receive 30 hours funded entitlement
30 hours of funded childcare
From September 2017 there will be a new 30 hour, 3 and 4 year old childcare entitlement for working parents. This page explains the eligibility and how to apply.
Complain about an early years or childcare provider
How to complain if you are not happy with your childcare
Disability Access Fund
What the fund is, how it is used, who is eligible and how to apply
Early years entitlement information for families
We will fund part-time early years entitlement places for three and four year olds starting from the funding period after the child's third birthday.
Early years pupil premium
Information on the criteria and how to apply for the pupil premium
Find a full list of childcare in your area
Funding for 2 year olds, information for families
Information on the criteria and how to apply for funding for 2 year olds
Paying for childcare
There are a variety of ways to get help with the cost of childcare.
Reconfirming your 30 hours and tax-free eligibility
What you need to do to reconfirm you are still eligible for 30 hours and Tax- Free Childcare every three months
Report a child at risk
Tell us if you are worried about a child or young person who could be in danger
Tax Free Childcare
Tax- free childcare is a new Government scheme to help working families with their childcare costs.
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