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Information for childcare providers


The Early Years and Childcare Service has responsibility for ensuring that high quality early years, childcare and children centre provision is available and accessible to all families with young children.


For providers

Information on safeguarding, finance, childcare in schools and more

Working in childcare

Qualifications, recruitment, how to become a provider and information for job seekers

For children’s centre providers

Performance management, contact details and news

What’s new

Get the latest news and guidance for providers