Parents, carers or guardians of children who were 2 years old (on the 1st March 2016) are eligible for the increased Early Learning and Childcare provision if they meet the current criteria for free school meals.
The Early Years Helpline helps parents by providing information and advice on all aspects of Early Learning and Childcare provision.
The Scottish Government has announced that by 2020 all 3 and 4 year olds, and eligible 2 year olds will be entitled to 1140 hours of funded childcare
Our Early Years newsletters and useful publications are available for you to read.
Activities for families within your local area and support available.
How to become a registered Childminder and support for Childminders.
Please get in touch if you need advice, help or just want to give us your comments and suggestions.
How to pursue a career in childcare and information on training