Affordable Childcare for all!
Starting on 21st August 2017, parents will be able to avail of the new government affordable childcare scheme.
For parents of children from 6 months to 3 years, attending registered childcare, this will mean a subsidy of up to €20 a week. Full details are available at: affordablechildcare.ie, you can also see our information sheet on the new scheme here: Affordable Childcare Information Sheet. For rates see also: The Universal Childcare Subvention or CCSPU
Meanwhile the following government schemes continue to operate:
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme - Free Preschool Year
The following are schemes to assist with Childcare costs, follow the links below for further information:
Training and Education Childcare (TEC) Programmes
Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Programme
Community Childcare Subvention Plus (CCSP) Programme
**UPDATED! A Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 Download here in PDF