Early Years, Childcare and Children’s Centres (Sure Start) work is completed within the Children and Young People’s Services Department of Wigan Council with the aim to:
Ensure that children and families have access to a wide range of quality childcare, education, family support, services and activities.
Meet the professional training and developmental needs of everyone who currently works, or wants to work, within the early years and childcare sector.
Providers of early years and childcare services can access the following basic information:
- Funding opportunities
- Advice and support about developing your service
- Training and professional development opportunities
- Details of services operating in the local area or within a Children’s Centre catchment area
Parents and carers can access information about childcare and early education by using the links at the left hand side of this page. The Family Information Service can also assist by providing information about financial assistance and entitlements.
Parents and carers can additionally access information about services operating in the local area or within a local Children’s Centre by selecting the Children’sCentre link.
If you are interested in developing a career in childcare and / or EarlyEducation, please select the Working in Early Years and Childcare link.
Please note that these web pages will be periodically updated with news articles, newsletters from Children’s Centres, useful documents and a wholerange of other useful information.