DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme, Early Learning & Care Capital Funding Announcement

DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme, Early Learning & Care Capital Funding Announcement

    DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme, Early Learning & Care Capital Funding Announcement  Monday 15th April 2019   Minister announces capital funding for service providers who sign up to the National Childcare Scheme Funding will allow providers to purchase ICT support to assist in...
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Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare

Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare

            Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare Childcare services for school-age children must now register with Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. School-age childcare services have not, to date, been subject to registration, so this is a significant step forward in ensuring quality school-age childcare. Services...
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DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone welcomes the report of the National Disability Authority with regard to overage exemptions for the ECCE free pre-school programme

DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone welcomes the report of the National Disability Authority with regard to overage exemptions for the ECCE free pre-school programme

    DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone welcomes the report of the National Disability Authority with regard to overage exemptions for the ECCE free pre-school programme Friday 29th March 2019 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone and the Minister for Education and...
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DCYA Press Release - Zappone confirms Childcare Programme Support Payments worth over €19m

DCYA Press Release - Zappone confirms Childcare Programme Support Payments worth over €19m

    DCYA Press Release - Zappone confirms Childcare Programme Support Payments worth over €19m Thursday 21st March 2019 Application window 13th May – 21st June 2019 Payments to issue end June The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone T.D., today announced details of the...
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National Childcare Scheme Training

National Childcare Scheme Training

    National Childcare Scheme Training - Phase 1 On Monday, 11th March 2019, An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, T.D. and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone,  announced the launch of the National Childcare Scheme, the pathway to quality, accessible, affordable Early Learning and Care and...
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DCYA Press Release - Increase in Capital Grant Funding for Play and Recreation 2019

DCYA Press Release - Increase in Capital Grant Funding for Play and Recreation 2019

    DCYA Press Release - Increase in Capital Grant Funding for Play and Recreation 2019 Tuesday 19th March 2019   The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone TD, today announced an increase in funding for children’s play and recreation facilities across Ireland. Every year funding...
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DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone Welcomes Positive Response to the National Childcare Scheme

DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone Welcomes Positive Response to the National Childcare Scheme

    DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone Welcomes Positive Response to the National Childcare Scheme Monday 11th March 2019   The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has today welcomed the news of the overwhelmingly positive response to the new National Childcare Scheme, the...
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DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme

DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme

    DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme Monday 11th March 2019    Minister launches the National Childcare Scheme for Ireland  Communications Campaign commences- with new website, information resources for parents and providers, over 12,500 training places for childcare providers and major...
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DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone Welcomes Commencement of School Age Childcare Regulations

DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone Welcomes Commencement of School Age Childcare Regulations

    DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone Welcomes Commencement of School Age Childcare Regulations  Monday 18th February 2019 Regulations requiring the registration of school-age childcare services came into effect today, 18th February 2019. Childcare services for school-age children must now register...
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DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone announces the streamlining of existing targeted childcare schemes in preparation for the transition to the new Affordable Childcare Scheme in October 2019

DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone announces the streamlining of existing targeted childcare schemes in preparation for the transition to the new Affordable Childcare Scheme in October 2019

    DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone announces the streamlining of existing targeted childcare schemes in preparation for the transition to the new Affordable Childcare Scheme in October 2019 Thursday 14th February 2019 The Community Childcare Subvention Scheme (CCS) will be merged with the...
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New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019

New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019

      The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme.  Its goal is to empower pre-school providers to deliver an inclusive pre-school experience, ensuring that every eligible...
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DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme

DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme

    DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme Thursday 27th December 2018 School age childcare services to be registered for first time with Tusla  Minister Zappone signs the Childcare Support Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 and the...
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CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings

CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings

      DCCC's " CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings" is now Available!   Dublin City Childcare Committee’s new publication ‘CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings’ is a quick guide on supporting families and children experiencing...
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Winter Newsletter 2018 is now available to download

Winter Newsletter 2018 is now available to download

      DCCC's Winter Newsletter 2018 is now Available! Our Winter Newsletter is now available to download below: DCCC Winter Newsletter 2018 All services should receive copies, if you require additional printed copies of the newsletter please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You...
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A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available in both English and Irish

A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available in both English and Irish

  A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available in both English and Irish       Dublin City Childcare Committee are delighted to announce that our publication: A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available to download...
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DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme, Early Learning & Care Capital Funding Announcement
DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme, Early Learning & Care Capital Funding Announcement
Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare
Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare
DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone welcomes the report of the National Disability Authority with regard to overage exemptions for the ECCE free pre-school programme
DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone welcomes the report of the National Disability Authority with regard to overage exemptions for the ECCE free pre-school programme
DCYA Press Release - Zappone confirms Childcare Programme Support Payments worth over €19m
DCYA Press Release - Zappone confirms Childcare Programme Support Payments worth over €19m
National Childcare Scheme Training
National Childcare Scheme Training
DCYA Press Release - Increase in Capital Grant Funding for Play and Recreation 2019
DCYA Press Release - Increase in Capital Grant Funding for Play and Recreation 2019
DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone Welcomes Positive Response to the National Childcare Scheme
DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone Welcomes Positive Response to the National Childcare Scheme
DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme
DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme
DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone Welcomes Commencement of School Age Childcare Regulations
DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone Welcomes Commencement of School Age Childcare Regulations
DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone announces the streamlining of existing targeted childcare schemes in preparation for the transition to the new Affordable Childcare Scheme in October 2019
DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone announces the streamlining of existing targeted childcare schemes in preparation for the transition to the new Affordable Childcare Scheme in October 2019
New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019
New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019
DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme
DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme
CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings
CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings
Winter Newsletter 2018 is now available to download
Winter Newsletter 2018 is now available to download
A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available in both English and Irish
A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available in both English and Irish

Welcome to Dublin City Childcare Committee

Dublin City Childcare Committee (DCCC) is one of 30 City and County Childcare Committees operating nationally.
We are a limited company funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA).
We are the first point of contact for anyone seeking advice, information or support in relation to early childhood care and education within Dublin City.
Our focus is to develop, support and enhance early childhood services through working proactively with early years providers, parents and related organisations. Our dedicated staff team, based in our Arran Quay offices, are available to answer queries related to the early years sector.

Due to announcements in Budget 2018, please click here to review information regarding September 2018 eligibility criteria.

For Children Born in 2014 please see attached ECCE Eligibility poster

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April 15, 2019

DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme, Early Learning & Care Capital Funding Announcement

DCYA Press Release - National Childcare Scheme, Early Learning & Care Capital Funding Announcement Monday 15th April 2019 Minister announces capital funding for service providers who sign up to the National Childcare Scheme Funding will allow providers to…
April 10, 2019

Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare

Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare Childcare services for school-age children must now register with Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. School-age childcare services have not, to date, been subject to registration, so this is a significant step forward…
April 02, 2019

DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone welcomes the report of the National Disability Authority with regard to overage exemptions for the ECCE free pre-school programme

DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone welcomes the report of the National Disability Authority with regard to overage exemptions for the ECCE free pre-school programme Friday 29th March 2019 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone…
March 22, 2019

DCYA Press Release - Zappone confirms Childcare Programme Support Payments worth over €19m

DCYA Press Release - Zappone confirms Childcare Programme Support Payments worth over €19m Thursday 21st March 2019 Application window 13th May – 21st June 2019 Payments to issue end June The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone…
March 20, 2019

National Childcare Scheme Training

National Childcare Scheme Training - Phase 1 On Monday, 11th March 2019, An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, T.D. and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, announced the launch of the National Childcare Scheme, the pathway to quality,…

About Dublin City Childcare Committee

Dublin City Childcare Committee CLG (DCCC) was established in 2002 and is one of 30 City and County Childcare Committees operating nationally.
Funded directly by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) to develop, support and enhance early childhood services within the remit of Dublin City.
We are the first point of contact for anyone seeking advice, information or support in relation to early childhood care and education within Dublin City.
We work to support the following groups:

  • New and existing Early Years Providers including Childminders and Afterschools
  • Parents
  • Parent and Toddler Groups
  • Students
  • Related Organisations in the early years sector

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