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Young children with childcare workers

Caring for children can be a difficult task at the best of times. We are committed to providing the best possible care for children and young people wherever possible.

Help finding information on childcare, early years education, and information for people who provide childcare.

A short video in British Sign Language (BSL) on early years and childcare for parents and carers is available to the left of this page. To view full screen click the button in the bottom left corner of the video.

Free childcare for 2 year olds

Information about and how to apply for childcare places for two year olds

Free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds

Information about free early education for three and four year olds.

Information for childcare providers

Information advice and guidance available to childcare providers to enable them to improve the quali ...

Information for parents

Information for parents about a childs entitlement to an early education place and childcare options ...

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Children & Young People Information Service


01454 868008

Department for Children, Adults and Health
PO Box 298
Civic Centre
High Street
BS15 0DQ

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