Christmas 2018 Payment Schedule

Services should take their non-payable weeks into account when reviewing payments for all childcare programmes; any non-payable weeks occurring over the Christmas period will impact funding received. ECCE Please find details below of the ECCE Payment schedule and an update on registrations over Christmas:  ECCE Payment Dates: ECCE Payable To: Covering Maximum: 07 December 2018 28 December…

Higher Capitation Payment Before Christmas

Please see the following announcement on Higher Capitation before Christmas from PIP, Higher Capitation applications must be at ‘Submitted’ status by close of business 7th December in order to ensure appraisal before the Christmas break. A December payment is guaranteed for these applications subject to the appropriate information and documentation being included. Appraisal/Payment before Christmas…

PIP Portal Information for Higher Capitation & AIM Level 1 (LINC)

In order to check the current status of your Higher Capitation application on the PIP Portal, please refer to the Higher Capitation section of the ‘My Service’ tab, or you can view the current status in the top right corner of the opened Higher Capitation application form. AIM Level 1 (LINC) approval is confirmed via email notification issued by the AIM Team once…

Budget 2019 Minister Zappone announces a €127m package – DCYA

Please see the following press release from DCYA €89m increase for childcare …. •    Introduction of new Affordable Childcare Scheme •    Maximum Net Income Threshold increased by 26% from €47,500 to €60,000 per annum •    Changes will benefit thousands of families; will bring an additional 7,500 children into the scheme, with improved subsidies for over…

CCS/P Registrations & ECCE Eligibility – PIP Announcement

Please see the following PIP Announcement CCS/P Registrations & ECCE Eligibility Following discussions with the DCYA, it has been agreed that Pobal will review registrations for Services with aHigher Capitation approval for 2018-2019 and/or an AIM Level 1 (LINC) approval for 2018-2019 with children registered for CCS/P who are within the eligible age range for the 2018-2019 ECCE Programme.…

A Parent’s Guide to the Naitional Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/19

A Parent’s Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/19 Dublin City Childcare Committee’s new publication: A Parent’s Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available to download by clicking on the link above. The Guide is a great resource for parents, guardians and all of those working in the early childhood sector. It…