Spring Newsletter 2018 is now available to download

Spring Newsletter 2018 is now available to download

      DCCC's Spring Newsletter 2018 is now Available! Our Spring Newsletter is now available to download below: DCCC Spring 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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An Evening with Deirdre Lynch- Autism Advocate & Founder CEO of Not So Different for Parent/Guardians

An Evening with Deirdre Lynch- Autism Advocate & Founder CEO of Not So Different for Parent/Guardians

Come spend an evening with Deirdre Lynch, Autism Advocate and Founder CEO of Not So Different   Deirdre is one of the first women on the autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism in Ireland. This evening gives you the opportunity to gain greater insights into...
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Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Workshop for Parents/Guardians

Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Workshop for Parents/Guardians

      Parent/ Guardian Information Event: Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Workshop Dublin City Childcare Committee CLG in partnership with Barnardos are pleased to host an Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying Workshops for Parents/Guardians. This workshop will offer parents an opportunity to consider how...
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DCCC Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start now available to download

DCCC Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start now available to download

    DCCC Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start now available to download                 DCCC's Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start are now available to download in both English and Irish Versions from the Publications - Childcare Practitioners Resources section of...
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DCYA Announcement Overage Exemptions 5th March 2018

DCYA Announcement Overage Exemptions 5th March 2018

    Further flexibility announced to overage exemptions to free pre-school programme pending outcome of consultation process  Statement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone Monday 5th March, 2018 Parents of children with disabilities who are now deciding whether to defer...
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Child Protection Information Updated and includes Supporting Documents

Child Protection Information Updated and includes Supporting Documents

      The Child Protection section of our website has now been updated to include information on the requirements of Children First Act 2015 including mandatory reporting and requirement for services to have a Child Safeguarding Statement.  This section also includes supporting documentation including:...
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Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018

Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018

     Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018! The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) very significantly increases the obligations and responsibilities for organisations and businesses in how they collect, use and protect personal data. At the centre of the new law is the requirement for...
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Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018

Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018

    Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018 Due to announcements in Budget 2018, please see table below to review information regarding September 2018 eligibility criteria.  This table is also available under the ECCE Calculator on our homepage. 
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DCYA Programme Rules Version 1.1

DCYA Programme Rules Version 1.1

Version 1.1 of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs Childcare Programme Rules has been published. Please find below documents: Version 1.1 of the DCYA Childcare Programme Rules, Letter to Services regarding record keeping and a Notice regarding Version 1.1 Document. The new DCYA Rules...
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CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide

CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide

    CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide Dear Parents/Guardians, Please see below info-graphic CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide which helps parents see which childcare funding scheme they may be eligible for. It is an interactive guide, just click on the flower heads on the...
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Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish versions

Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish versions

A Parents Guide to the Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish   Parents Guide to the Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish versions! Dublin City Childcare Committee are delighted to announce that our publication: A...
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Short Video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes

Short Video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes

    ATTENTION Parents/Guardians: Are you looking for information on the More Affordable Childcare Scheme for September 2017? Dublin City Childcare Committee are pleased to provide a short video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes. With special thanks to Longford Childcare Committee for producing...
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Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guideline Training

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guideline Training

    Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guideline Training Dublin City Childcare Committee continue to host Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guidelines training, with new dates regularly added to our booking page below. Please see our Eventbrite profile for full details or to book...
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BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme

BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme

BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme Budget 2017 in relation to the Affordable Childcare Scheme, please see the link attached to view the new Questions & Answers document released by DCYA. Click here to view the Q&A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme: Question and Answer Document...
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Spring Newsletter 2018 is now available to download
Spring Newsletter 2018 is now available to download
An Evening with Deirdre Lynch- Autism Advocate & Founder CEO of Not So Different for Parent/Guardians
An Evening with Deirdre Lynch- Autism Advocate & Founder CEO of Not So Different for Parent/Guardians
Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Workshop for Parents/Guardians
Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Workshop for Parents/Guardians
DCCC Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start now available to download
DCCC Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start now available to download
DCYA Announcement Overage Exemptions 5th March 2018
DCYA Announcement Overage Exemptions 5th March 2018
Child Protection Information Updated and includes Supporting Documents
Child Protection Information Updated and includes Supporting Documents
Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018
Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018
Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018
Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018
DCYA Programme Rules Version 1.1
DCYA Programme Rules Version 1.1
CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide
CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide
Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish versions
Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish versions
Short Video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes
Short Video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guideline Training
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guideline Training
BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme
BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme

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

Latest News

April 17, 2018

Spring Newsletter 2018 is now available to download

DCCC's Spring Newsletter 2018 is now Available! Our Spring Newsletter is now available to download below: DCCC Spring Newsletter 2018 All services should receive copies, if you require additional printed copies of the newsletter please email info@dccc.ie 
April 17, 2018

An Evening with Deirdre Lynch- Autism Advocate & Founder CEO of Not So Different for Parent/Guardians

Come spend an evening with Deirdre Lynch, Autism Advocate and Founder CEO of Not So Different Deirdre is one of the first women on the autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism in Ireland. This evening gives you the…
April 17, 2018

Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Workshop for Parents/Guardians

Parent/ Guardian Information Event: Internet Safety and Cyberbullying Workshop Dublin City Childcare Committee CLG in partnership with Barnardos are pleased to host an Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying Workshops for Parents/Guardians. This workshop will…
March 15, 2018

DCCC Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start now available to download

DCCC Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start now available to download DCCC's Quick Reference Guide to Aistear, Síolta, AIM and Better Start are now available to download in both English and Irish Versions from the Publications -…
March 13, 2018

LINC Application process commenced 12th March 2018

Leadership for INCLusion in the Early Years Programme (LINC) The application process for students interested in partaking in the LINC Programme for the 2018/2019 academic year commenced on the 12th March 2018. Please click the link to view a digital version…

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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