Children's centres and childcare

Types of childcare

Details of childminders, day nurseries, pre-schools, school nursery classes and out-of-school care

Help paying for childcare

Find out about two, three and four year old funding for childcare, and other help you could get towards childcare costs

Opening a childcare setting

Guidance on setting up a nursery, pre-school, creche or other childcare setting and the regulations that apply

Becoming a childminder

What you need to know if you want to become a registered childminder

Children's centres

Locations of our children's centres providing services and support to families with children under five