Minister announces total of €6.87m in Capital funding to be awarded to providers of Early Years and School Age Childcare

DCYA ANNOUNCEMENT Minister announces total of €6.87m in Capital funding to be awarded to providers of Early Years and School Age Childcare this summer €6.87m in Capital funding to be awarded to childcare providers across the country More than 2,700 new childcare places to be created nationwide Funding for outdoor play and essential maintenance also…

ECCE Payments

This is a reminder for ECCE services that the last batch payment for the current programme call will be made on Friday 18 May as per the current Payment Schedule. Prior to this date, services are requested to review all ECCE 2017 registrations by C.O.B. 14 May to ensure:   ·         All eligible children are registered on…

CCS/P Top up

Further to the announcement posted to the PIP Portal on 26.10.17, please note the following:   If your service currently offers ECCE in addition to CCS/P you may be entitled to a top-up payment for eligible registrations.   In order to qualify, your service must have been awarded the following under ECCE 2017:   ·         Higher Capitation and/or ·         LINC (AIM…

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…