Your childcare options There are different types of childcare available. Find out which one works best for you. Help with childcare costs An overview of the schemes you can access based on your child’s age and your personal circumstances. Registering as a childminder Thinking of getting into childcare? Here's what you need to know. Maternity Information and services, if you are thinking of having baby, are pregnant or have recently had a baby. Childcare Sufficiency Assessment It's our duty to ensure there are enough childcare providers in the borough. Children's centres Find your nearest centre and the services available.