Information for Parents
For information on Choosing Childcare and to view an Inspection Report for an Early Years (Childcare) Service use the links below
Childcare Schemes – Are you entitled to Free or Reduced Rate Childcare?
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) operate a number of Childcare Schemes. These Schemes provide free or reduced rate childcare to eligible children and/or parents. Click on each link below for an overview of each of the Schemes.
- The Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme
- The Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Scheme
- Training and Employment Childcare (TEC) Programmes
The following guide has been produced specifically for parents: