Help with childcare

Childcare funding for two-year-olds

You can apply online for a funded nursery or approved childminder place for two-year-olds, providing you meet the stated eligibility criteria.

Childcare funding for three and four year olds

All three and four year olds are entitled to 15 hours of government funded childcare. 

Eligible working parents*, can get up to 30 hours a week.

*To be eligible for the extra 15 hours a week, you and any partner, must earn at least £120 each a week and not more than £100,000 a year.

Help with Paying for Childcare

Find out more about the help you can receive when paying for childcare.

Find Childcare

You can receive the childcare funding you are eligible for, from any registered childcare provider who has spaces available.

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