Free Childcare for 2 year olds!
If you have a child who is two you could qualify for up to 15 hours of free childcare a week.
It is available to:
If you are unsure, simply fill in the online form at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/fcc
The funding can be used with a variety of providers, including:
Early learning and childcare is great for children as they can learn through play, make new friends, try different activities and get a good start in education.
When does the funding start?
The term after your child's 2nd birthday.
If you child is two between:
January 1st - March 31st - they will start After the Easter holidays
April 1st - August 31st - they will start in September
September 1st - December 31st - they will start in January
We also offer free childcare to two year olds who:
I've filled in the eligibility form. What happens next?
If you qualify, we will send you a funding approval letter which you can take to the provider of your choice and make arrangements for your child to start.
There are lots of ways to find out about free childcare for your two year old, you can:
Go to www.derbyshire.gov.uk/fcc
Text* "Child" to 86555
email at freechildcare@Derbyshire.gov.uk
or call the team on 01629 539316/01629 539317/ 01629 539319
You need to have your National Insurance Number handy. You will also need your child's name and date of birth.
Providers need to be graded as Good or Outstanding by Ofsted (the office for Standards in Education)