A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service - Available to download

A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service - Available to download

      DCCC's "A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service" is now Available!   Dublin City Childcare Committee’s new publication ‘A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service’ is a quick guide on addressing any concerns within an early years service. We hope...
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A Parents Guide to Childcare Funding Programmes 2019-2020 is now available to download

A Parents Guide to Childcare Funding Programmes 2019-2020 is now available to download

  Our new edition of the Parents Guide to Childcare Funding Programmes is now available to download! A Parents Guide to Childcare Funding Programmes is a resource for parents which provides guidance and information on choosing childcare and the various Childcare Funding Programmes.  To download...
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Attention Parents! The first step in applying for National Childcare Scheme is to have a Public Services Card

Attention Parents! The first step in applying for National Childcare Scheme is to have a Public Services Card

  Attention Parents! The first step in applying for the new National Childcare Scheme is to apply for a Public Services Card, if you do not already have one. You will need this card to register for a verified MyGovID account.  Click on the image below to view the Public Services Card Video:...
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Beginning your Search for Early Learning and Care (including School Age Childcare)

 Are you looking for help to find Early Learning and Care service in the Dublin City Area? (Including School Age Childcare)   Beginning your search Step 1: Consider your early years’ service requirements, the type of the service you choose will depend upon: •      your child’s needs and your family needs...
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First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019

First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019

  First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019 Attention Registered Providers!Did you know that services can claim back the cost of one person attending FAR training (either full or refresher) on behalf of the service. Registered Early Learning and Care Services and Registered Childminders  Under the...
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The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Call Centre is now open!

The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Call Centre is now open!

    The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Call Centre is now open! Parents can call (01) 906 8530 for information on NCS.Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Read more...
The National Parents Council Primary Presents Transition from Pre-school to Primary School

The National Parents Council Primary Presents Transition from Pre-school to Primary School

For your Information: The National Parents Council Primary Presents Transition from Pre-school to Primary School The transition from pre-school to primary school can be one of the most important transitions that your child will make, and this process can begin when you and your child start to...
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TUSLA Press Release: Removal of Early Years services from register

TUSLA Press Release: Removal of Early Years services from register

  28th November 2019 Tusla Press Release: Removal of Early Years services from register Please click on the link below to view press release:  Read more...
A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service - Available to download
A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service - Available to download
November 19, 2018
A Parents Guide to Childcare Funding Programmes 2019-2020 is now available to download
A Parents Guide to Childcare Funding Programmes 2019-2020 is now available to download
November 28, 2019
Attention Parents! The first step in applying for National Childcare Scheme is to have a Public Services Card
Attention Parents! The first step in applying for National Childcare Scheme is to have a Public Services Card
May 16, 2019
Beginning your Search for Early Learning and Care (including School Age Childcare)
December 13, 2016
First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019
First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019
August 29, 2019
The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Call Centre is now open!
The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Call Centre is now open!
June 25, 2019
The National Parents Council Primary Presents Transition from Pre-school to Primary School
The National Parents Council Primary Presents Transition from Pre-school to Primary School
November 13, 2019
TUSLA Press Release: Removal of Early Years services from register
TUSLA Press Release: Removal of Early Years services from register
November 28, 2019

ABOUT US

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. Our staff team based in our Arran Quay offices, are availble to answer queries related to the early years sector.

View What We Do below for more information.


Dublin City Childcare Committee provides assistance and support to early years providers and parents in the Dublin City region

What we do:

For Parents/Guardians
One of our key objectives is to work with parents and families to provide support and advice in sourcing the best possible early years solution to meet their family's needs and circumstances. Dublin City Childcare Committee welcome calls from parents or members of the public who are looking for childcare or have queries related to early years' care, our team are more than happy to provide information, advice or support.
For Parent & Toddler Groups
We are available to support Parent & Toddler groups by providing information and guidance in relation to set up and general support throughout the lifespan of the group. DCCC also provide administrative support in relation to Parent & Toddler grant applications.
For Early Years Services Providers
One of our main objectives is to work proactively and in partnership with the sector to encorage best practice, quality, sustainable and effective early years services for children. We offer a wide variety of services to early years' providers, practitioners and afterschools.
This includes advice on setting up an early years business, sustainability, advice and support on applying for Childcare Funding programmes and Quality Support.
We work with home based Childminders, providing information and advice on setting up a Childminding service and supporting them to become Voluntary Notified.
We are available to provide support, guidance and information to new as well as existing services.
Training and Development
We provide a range of professional training for early years’ practitioners, providers and childminders to respond to the ever changing and evolving sector.
We also offer seminars and workshops for parents.
To view our upcoming training and events visit our Eventbrite booking page

Find out more about DCCC Board and Staff

For general enquiries please visit our contact page.

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