Healthy Ireland Smart Start Health Programme for Preschool Services
€3.5m Programme Support Payment announced for Early Years services who sign up to the More Affordable Childcare measures from September 2017
Midlands Area Parenting Partnership are delivering Free 2 hour Triple P Positive Parenting Workshops on a range of topics from Dealing with Disobedience, Managing Fighting and Aggression, and Developing Good Bedtime Routines for parents of children aged 10 years and younger.
Information and Practical Session for NEW practitioners on how the Quality Framework (Siolta and Aistear) links to the Regulations’
Public Meeting re. Playgrounds
AIM Level 1 – Inclusion Coordinator (LINC)
The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) will re-open the Learner Fund Bursary (announced early 2017) to Early Years practitioners who have completed a major award in Early Childhood Care and Education at Level 7, Level 8, or Level 9 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications since the inception of the Learner Fund (2013).
Date announced by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs for the commencement of all remaining provisions of the Children First Act 2015
What childcare funding programme are eligible for?
How to guide for CCSP eligibility 2017/18
AIm Level 1 - inclusion Co-Ordinator
Good Practice guide for Attendance
***WHAT CHILDCARE FUNDING PROGRAMME AM I ELIGIBLE FOR***
SAFEFOOD - Little Bites
Weekly Newsletter 25 August 2017
AIM EDI schedule Autumn/Winter 2017
HSE workshops - Early Intervention Team
It Starts Now!
Registrations for the new childcare subsidies opens Monday 21st August at 11am
Minister Zappone announces €1.2m capital grants for 263 providers of School Age Childcare
More Affordable Childcare
Clonea Emergency Reception & Orientation Centre (EROC)
Independent Review of Accessible Childcare Measures: Zappone
2,822 children with disabilities access targeted supports in first year
September Readiness 2017/2018
Contracting and Payments Clarification
Training, expert advice and sensory toys to make childcare accessible to all
Wednesday, 9th August 2017
September Readiness 2017/2018
Friday 4th August, 2017
Childcare Cost Review Given 10-month Deadline
“Independent Review will further transform our childcare system”
Newsletter 4th August 2017
ECCE 2016/2017 Programme Closure
Govt funds 5,000 extra childcare spaces for school age children
Capital Funding increases 33% to €4m
Contacting Online Support - New Authentication Process
Westmeath County Childcare has welcomed yesterday’s announcement of extra funding for childcare services in the county.
The Minister for Children & Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone, has announced further steps to improve access to childcare for both families who are homeless and programme refugees.
How to Guides for Fees list and Service Calendars 2017/2018
Expression of Interest
Newsletter week ending 14th July 2017
PIP Announcment 13-July 2017
Always children First Training Schedule Autumn 2017
Non-contact time payment
FAQ The Affordable childcare - Updated 27th June 2017
Non-contact time payment update
ECCE Fees lists and calendars
Extra €3.5m payment announced for childcare providers
Service providers who sign up to More Affordable Childcare measures from this September to benefit from new ‘non-contact’ funding measure
Statement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone
CMDG 2017 - Criteria & Applications
Bright Beginnings -Childcare Manager
Bright Beginnings Childcare - Childcare Practitioner
Bright Beginnings, Mullingar -Childcare - Relief worker
Change of Circumstances Form
Refresher First Aid and Manual Handling
Leadership for Inclusion (LINC) Programme
DCYA - Affordable Childcare Information Road Shows
2017/2018 Fees Lists and Service Calendars/Non Contact time Payment
Grant Agreements 2017 - 2018
Online contracting for DCYA funding programmes
Parent and Toddler Grant Funding - NOW AVAILABLE
DCYA have just launched it’s website on Affordable Childcare.
Private Early Education Providers (PEEP) first Annual Conference and AGM Saturday May 27th
SCHOOL AGED CAPITAL 2017 CLOSING FOR APPLICATIONS AT 3PM WEDNESDAY THE 17TH OF MAY 2017
Affordable Childcare -
Questions and Answer for Parents and Providers
IMPORTANT UPDATE – SCHOOL AGE CAPITAL (SAC) 2017 EXTENSION TO DEADLINE
AIM Applications 2017-2018
Access and Inclusion Training Dates
for July 2017
Important Update – School Aged Childcare Capital (SAC) 2017 Extension to deadline
Now Live - Early Years Service Profile
Go to www.lincprogramme.ie, where you will find a redesigned application form, which is easy and quick to complete online.
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has directed the expansion of criteria for the Childcare Education and Training Support programme (CETS) from the 27th of March 2017 to include parents attending secondary school.
This change means that parents attending secondary school are now entitled to receive childcare funding under the CETS Programme.