Help with childcare costs

Free offer for three and four-year-olds

Three and four-year-olds are guaranteed free places at registered centres whatever your circumstances or income. You could get £1,130 per term if your child attends 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year.

More information on three and four year old funding

Free care for two-year-olds

Is your family living on a low income or claiming income-based benefits? Does your two-year-old have additional needs or has he or she left care? You may be entitled to claim 15 hours free care a week during term time or 11 hours per week throughout the year.

More information on Free early learning for 2 year olds