Childcare and early years
Is your family living on a low income or claiming income-based benefits? Do you have a two-year-old with additional needs or who has left care? You may be entitled to claim a maximum of 15 hours a week during term time, or 11 hours per week throughout the year.
Help and support
For advice for parents and those interested in training and working in the childcare field, contact the Family Information Service
Careers in childcare
If you are planning a career in childcare the Family Information Service can help. We also advise on training opportunities and help with costs.