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…

Minister Zappone announces supports for quality improvements in the childcare sector, including €1.2m First Aid training fund

Please see the statement below from the DCYA website. Minister Zappone announces supports for quality improvements in the childcare sector, including €1.2m First Aid training fund ·    €1.2m funding to provide first aid training for every registered childcare service in the country. ·    Certain childminders to be supported to register with Tusla with new training…