Frequently Asked Questions - The Affordable childcare Scheme

FAQ The Affordable childcare  - Updated 27th June 2017

Below is a list of frequently asked questions relating to the measures introduced from September 2017 to make childcare more affordable to parents. This list is not exhaustive and every effort is made to ensure that the list is kept up to date.

FAQs About:

  1. Universal Subsidy

  2. Targarted Subsidy

  3. Non- contact payment for 2016/17 Programme year

  4. Contracts

  5. PIP

  6. TEC programmes

If you have additional queries that you would like to see added to the list please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and we will consider and respond as quickly as possible


Click on the link below to access the revised FAQ for the affordable childcare scheme.