For families with 2 year old children; 15 hours of free childcare for 38 weeks.
For families with 3 and 4 year old children; 15 hours of free childcare for 38 weeks.
Working families with 3 and 4 year old children; 30 hours of free childcare for 38 weeks.
For working families with children under 12 (17 if disabled); an extra £2 for every £8 you pay in.
For working families with children under 16 (17 if disabled); 70% of childcare costs.
For working families claiming Universal Credit with children under 16; 85% of childcare.
For parents at sixth form or in full-time higher or further education.
Use the GOV.UK childcare calculator to work out if you're eligible for support.
If you're a grandparent or relative who has taken early retirement to look after a relative's child, you could get National Insurance (NI) credits to protect your pension. Find out more about Specified Adult Childcare credits.
Find out about help paying for childcare if you live in Christchurch.
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