• Schools close for two weeks • All childcare remains open (with the exception of school based provision)
Last Update: 21/10/2020
A letter has been issued today from Michael Mc Bride (Chief Medical Officer) to all parents and carers of children in childcare (see downloadable PDF Below) also Department of Health Guidance for Childcare Providers (see downloadable PDF below)
Last Update: 02/10/2020
Education Minister Peter Weir has today (21 Sept 20) announced an increase in the award to childminders from the Childcare Recovery Support Fund.
Last Update: 21/09/2020
A training resource has been published for ALL registered childcare settings and providers
Last Update: 17/09/2020
The Childcare Recovery Support Fund is now live.
Last Update: 13/08/2020
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
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
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