National Childcare Scheme


The National Childcare Scheme – Parent Support Centre is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

The contact number is: (01) 906 8530

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, T.D. and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr.Katherine Zappone launched the National Childcare Scheme on Monday 11th March 2019.  Here is a link to the press release

Clare County Childcare Committees delivered 7 training sessions on the National Childcare Scheme. These sessions covered the rules of the Scheme and their practical application as well as compliance requirements for providers who choose to participate.  Phase 2 of the training will be in August - October 2019. Many thanks to all the services in Clare that attended the Phase 1 workshops.


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