Community Employment Childcare (CEC) Programme

 

This strand is known as the Community Employment Childcare (CEC) Programme and is administered on behalf of Department of Social Protection (DSP). It caters for parents participating on Community Employment Schemes. Childcare Places will be allocated to children up to 13 years of age. There will be 1,200 part-time places available for CE participants with children up to 5 years of age (as CE is a part-time programme), and 800 places available for CE participants with children who require after-school childcare.

Children on the ECCE programme can access this programme for afternoon cover opposite to their ECCE hours.

Please note: DSP have sole responsibility for deciding who is eligible to avail of this strand of the Programme.

 

For a place under Strand 3 (CEC) a letter of eligibility will be supplied by the CE sponsor organisation

Letter of Eligibility For CE places must contain :

  • The name of the parent
  • The name of the CE sponsor organisation
  • The address of the CE sponsor organisation
  • The start and end date of the parents CE placement

What next for Childcare Provider?

Click here for access to the TEC How to Guide to review the steps involved in creating a registration for a CE Childcare place.

 

DCYA Contributions

 

CE Childcare €80*
CE Afterschool (no pick up) €40

10 weeks holidays (Christmas, Easter,Summer)(no pick up)

€105

*This payment will be made regardless of how the actual hours may be worked by the CE participant, as long as the childcare provider is agreeable to provide childcare at the times required by the CE participant.

Optional Parental Contributions

CE Childcare €15*
CE Afterschool (no pick up) €15*

10 weeks holidays (Christmas, Easter,Summer)(no pick up)

€15*

*Max amount a parent may be charged

                    Kildare County Childcare Committee, 

                      Unit 21 Thompson Enterprise Centre, 

                      Clane Business Park                      

                      Clane,

                      Co. Kildare   

                      E-Mail info@kildarechildcare.ie      CRA No. 20054175

                      Tel. 045- 861307                             CRO 355991

                      Web www.kccc.ie                            CHY No. 15585