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Find out how to get help with finding and choosing the right childcare for you and your family, paying for childcare and information about funded early years places for 9-months-olds (from September 2024), 2, 3 and 4-year-olds along with information on getting your child ready for school.

Over a million families in the UK are entitled to support with the costs of childcare from the government, but many are missing out because they do not realise they are eligible or the childcare providers in their area haven’t signed up to accept the various offers.

To try and support as many parents as possible, particularly at a time when the cost of living is a concern to people, please take a look at the below information to see if there's help available to you.

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