Help with Childcare Costs – 30 Hours Free Childcare!
From September 2017 free childcare entitlement will be extended to up to 30 hours a week for working parents of three and four-year-olds. This will be an extension of the current universal entitlement of 15 hours a weeks for all 3 and 4-year-olds. You can set up an account and apply for both 30 hours free childcare and Tax-Free Childcare at the same time.
For more information and online application go to www.childcarechoices.gov.uk
Free 15 hours per week for all families of three and four year olds. Application to Haringey Council is not required – you simply go direct to the approved childcare provider of your choice. You will still receive free 15 hours even if you are not eligible for the free 30 hour offer.
For more information and a list of approved providers in Haringey go to: www.haringey.gov.uk/freeearlyeducation3and4
Free 15 hours per week for some two year olds of low income families in receipt of certain benefits. Also, if you work, earns £16, 190 or less and are in receipt of Tax Credits you may also be eligible.
For more information and for online application go to: www.haringey.gov.uk/freefor2s
Download the Help with Childcare Costs fact sheets here:
Help with Childcare (While you work)
Don’t miss out on free nursery places
All three and four-year-olds and some two-year-olds are entitled to up to 15 hours per week of free early learning. For two-year-olds, visit the early pages on the council website and apply online to see if you qualify for Free for 2s (external link).
To apply for a three and four-year-old place, you can apply straight to your chosen childcare provider.
Visit the early years pages (external link) to find out more and to view a list of approved providers in Haringey.
The places in Haringey which offer free early learning for two-year olds and free entitlement places for three and four-year-olds include:
- Children’s centres (external link)
- Childminders (external link)
- Nurseries (external link)
- Nursery classes in primary schools (external link)
- Playgroups and preschools (external link)
- Independent schools
For more information, phone 020 8489 1000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org