National Childcare Funding Programmes

Please click here to view the Parent's Guide to National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018 -2019.

 Please click here to link to the website Affordable Childcare.

 Please click here to view the Department of Children and Youth Affairs Guide to the Rules for the Childcare Funding Programmes: 2018 - 2019.

 Free Pre-school (ECCE) Scheme Calculator

 Please click on the link below (Click Media) for eligibility dates for the Free Pre-school (ECCE) scheme in line with the changes announced in the 2016 Budget:

https://www.childcare.ie/ecce-calculator

Please click here to view eligibility table:

https://www.dcya.gov.ie/docs/EN/Free-Pre-School-year-in-Early-Childhood-Care-and-Education-(ECCE)-Programme/213/1143.htm

 

Lists of services in National Childcare Funding Programmes in Clare

Please contact Clare County Childcare Committee offices for lists of childcare services in each of the three schemes as detailed below. Tel: 065 6864862 / E-mail: info@clarechildcare.ie

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Please go the the website of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs for more details on each of the schemes in the National Childcare Funding Programme: www.dcya.gov.ie 

For more information on Personal Public Service Numbers which are required when applying for the above childcare funding schemes - please click here to link to the website of the Department of Social Protection.