Free childcare for working parents

Will your child be 3 or 4 years old by 31 August 2018?

All parents of 3 and 4-year-olds can claim 15 hours free childcare. Talk to your childcare provider for more information. If you need to find childcare you can visit to search for local providers.

Working parents could be eligible to claim an additional 15 hours, up to 30 hours in total. To claim from 1 September 2018, you must apply and get your eligibility code in time to take it to your childcare provider by 31 August 2018.

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