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:, 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

                    Kildare County Childcare Committee, 

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