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Additional needs childcare

Find childcare for children with additional needs.

Information and guidance

Applying for a funded place for a 2, 3 or 4 year old

Information about applying for a funded place for a 2, 3 or 4 year old. All children from the term after their 3rd birthday are entitled to 15 hours free early education and childcare each week for up to 38 weeks of the year.  Some children…

Can't find the childcare you need?

If you are having problems finding the childcare you need we may be able to help. We can help, advise, search and sometimes negotiate with childcare providers on your behalf, to help you find the childcare you need. This support is available to parents and carers…

Choosing Childcare

Finding the right type of childcare to suit you and your child is crucial, especially when there is so much to consider. There will be different options available in every area, so give yourself plenty of time to research them. 

Family information from our neighbours

Link to the Family Information Services provided by our neighbouring local authorities - Cornwall, Dorset, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay. Cornwall: 0800 5878191Dorset: 01305 221066Plymouth: 03444 111 444 (Advice Plymouth), Early Years - 01752 307450Somerset: 0300 123 2224Torbay:0800 328 5974

Paying for Childcare

If you are working or training and have children, there may be times when you need to pay for childcare. There are several different places where you can get help to pay for your childcare, depending on your circumstances. Help may be available from: Working…
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