DCYA Announcement

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has announced that the new Affordable Childcare Scheme will open for applications in mid- October 2019, with payments flowing from November 2019. The scheme will offer a single, easy to access system of financial subsidies towards childcare for families in Ireland. Through this, it will enhance affordability and accessibility, and provide a platform for investment in quality childcare to benefit current and future generations.

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Application for participation in childcare funding programmes 2018/2019

If you are a new service and wish to participate in DCYA Childcare funding programmes this year, please email info@dlrchildcare.ie and we will assist you.

Please note that new services must first register with Tusla before participating in any funding schemes.

If you are an existing service undergoing any changes to your services, or you wish to sign up to additional funding programmes, drop us an email below and we will forward on the appropriate change of circumstance forms.

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