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May 16, 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 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…
May 15, 2019

The Early Years’ Service Profile 2018/2019 is now LIVE on the PIP portal

The Early Years’ Service Profile 2018/2019 is now LIVE on the PIP portal What is the Early Years Service Profile? The Early Years Service Profile is an annual survey completed by Early Learning and Care providers. The survey is developed by the Department of…
May 15, 2019

DCYA Press Release- Childcare Programme Support Payments open for applications

€19m Childcare Programme Support Payments open for applications Funding will assist services ahead of National Childcare Scheme Payments to issue end June Friday 10th May 2019 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone T.D., today…
May 15, 2019

HSE MyChild.ie website for Parents

If you are looking for reliable information in one place, the HSE website Mychild.ie is a great resource of information and guidance for parents. It contains a wealth on information from pregnancy right through to baby and toddler care, development and…
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,…
March 19, 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…
March 18, 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 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…
March 11, 2019

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…
February 18, 2019

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…
February 14, 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…
January 11, 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…

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