New Working Families Entitlement Information

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From April 2024, working families will be entitled to 15 hours per week of funded childcare for 2 year old children. Please see attached slides and FAQ from a recent webinar on the new entitlement.

The webinar agenda is outlined below:

  • What are the role and responsibilities of the local authority and providers?
  • What are the new entitlements and eligibility criteria?
  • What communications have been sent out so far?
  • Where can providers send parents for more information?
  • What are the new base funding rates for 2024-25 financial year?
  • What is the sufficiency timeline and outcome of the local authority?
  • How is programme delivery being funded?
  • What are the next steps?

Furthermore, from all the questions asked in the webinar, an FAQ has been produced.

A summary of our sufficiency findings will be made available by the end of March

To access the webinar slides click here.

To access the FAQ click here.


Published: 12/03/2024
Audience: All Early Education and Childcare Providers
Contact: George Parker

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