Over €3 million investment boosting resources to over 6,000 pre-school rooms

‘Inclusive Play’ helps make pre-school accessible to all Over €3 million investment boosting resources to over 6,000 pre-school rooms Statement by Minister Katherine Zappone More than 6,000 ‘Inclusive Play’ packs are being distributed free to pre-schools across the country. The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone is confirming that distribution of the…

2018 Childcare Capital Programme application guidelines released

2018 Childcare Capital Programme application guidelines released ‘Play areas, extra places and maintenance to be supported’ Applications open 12th February – 9th March 2018 Dr. Katherine Zappone T.D., Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has today announced the publication of application guidelines for the 2018 Early Years and School Age Childcare Capital programmes. These guidelines…

Additional funding of €3.2 million for pre-school supports for children with a disability

DCYA Release Minister Zappone announces additional funding of €3.2 million for pre-school supports for children with a disability Minister announces funding of €3.2 million for the latest addition to the suite of pre-school supports for children with a disability provided under the Access and Inclusion Model (AIM). AIM Inclusive Play is a set of resources…

Programme Support Payment (PSP), December 2017

Programme Support Payment (PSP), December 2017   A PSP payment has been made this week to services delivering the More Affordable Childcare Measures (Community Childcare Subvention (CCS and CCSP), Training and Employment Childcare (TEC) programmes for the 2017/2018 programme year.  Payments have been calculated as follows:   CCSP (including CCSU and CCSRT) –          The payment is…

PIP – CCS Announcement

Additional CCS 2017 Preliminary Payment Pobal are currently working towards calculating the CCS bands and approving the CCS registrations. Until this is confirmed an additional preliminary payment will be made in the week ending 08/12/2017. To date, preliminary payments have been based on approved CCS 2016 registrations. The preliminary payment being made this week, is…