Paying for childcare

After you have chosen your childcare provider, you will need to find out what financial support is available.

The government has developed a number of new ways to help parents with their childcare costs for children of all ages. Access to schemes will depend on your individual family circumstances.

You can visit Childcare Choices (external link) for further details on eligibility, as well as a handy calculator to help you work out which scheme will benefit you the most.

What schemes are available?

Parents/carers of 2, 3 and 4 year olds

Other government schemes

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