Latest Covid Information


Childcare Recovery Support Fund

Childcare Recovery Support Fund (Early Years Organisation)

The Childcare Recovery Support Fund is now live.

Last Update: 13/08/2020

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Training Resources for Childcare Providers

A training resource has been published for ALL registered childcare settings and providers

Last Update: 13/08/2020

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Requests to open childcare settings during COVID19

Support for Full Daycare and School Aged Childcare Settings (Excluding Childminders) who wish to open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last Update: 31/07/2020

Childcare Search

Finding Childcare

Family Support NI is the central government register of REGISTERED and APPROVED Childcare Providers throughout Northern Ireland. Before and since Covid 19, we provide the most up-to-date information available about childcare provision

Last Update: 10/07/2020

Department of Education

Current Keyworker list will no longer apply from 29th June

The NI Executive has announced that the current Key Worker list will no longer apply from 29th June meaning ALL parents can access childcare from this date.

Last Update: 29/06/2020

Employers For Childcare

Financial Support to Childcare Providers during Covid-19

It is important to note that, depending on your circumstances, you may or may not be eligible for some form of support – however make sure you take advice, so you do not miss out on any support for which you are eligible.

Last Update: 26/06/2020

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Guidance for Proper Hand Washing

Resources for proper hand washing.

Last Update: 26/06/2020

Department of Education

Childcare Recovery Plan and Education Restart FAQs available online

The Department of Education has published information on the childcare recovery plan and Education Restart programme which will align to form the basis for the return to school in August 2020.

Last Update: 26/06/2020


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