Types of childcare

Childcare can be beneficial for the whole family. It can give your child a better start in life by improving their development, while at the same time helping you return to work or education or enable you to simply take break.

We maintain a database of all childcare providers in the borough on Our Town Directory (external link). Types of childcare include:

What information can I find?

Information for each childcare provider listed in our Our Town Directory includes:

  • If they're based in your general area
  • Whether they're close to where you live or work (useful if you don’t have access to a car)
  • Current vacancies for your child’s age group
  • Cost breakdown
  • If they offer a school drop-off/collection service to the school your child attends
  • Whether overnight care is provided, and more.

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