Childcare Choices - help that fits your family

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Thousands of families could be saving money on their childcare costs but may not know what support they could be eligible for.

The Childcare Choices website brings together all the existing childcare offers in one place, including information on Free Childcare, 30 Hours Childcare, or Universal Credit Childcare. 

Some families might be eligible to use more than one childcare schemes.

More support will be available from next year:

  • from April 2024 - eligible working parents in England with children aged two will have access to 15 hours childcare
  • from September 2024 - the 15 hours childcare offer will be expanded to eligible working parents in England with  children between 9 and 23 months old
  • from September 2025 eligible working parents in England with children between 9 months up to school age will have access to 30 hours childcare

Visit the Childcare Choices website to check what offer you might be eligible for.