|The Community Childcare Subvention Plus (CCSP) Saver Programme has moved from the PIP Portal onto the Early Years Hive for the upcoming programme year. This marks the final early learning and care programme to transition from PIP onto the Early Years Hive, and all programmes will now be conveniently managed from the same portal.|
As this is the first year CCSP will be administered on the Early Years Hive, we recommend that you review the key information regarding child registration for the programme below.
Registrations will open for the CCSP 2022 Programme Call on the Early Years Hive on Monday 8 August 2022.
The CCSP 2022 Programme Call will commence on Monday 15 August 2022.
You can find guidance on the CCSP Saver Programme in the
CCSP Guides section under Resources on the Early Years Hive. Specifically, guidance on how to register a child on CCSP is available
You can also find documents related to CCSP, such as the programme rules and funding agreement, in the
CCSP Documents section under Resources.
You are invited to a webinar next week on Programme Readiness 2 for CCSP. The following topics will be covered in the webinar:
How to create a CCSP registration
How to change, end and cancel a registration
Monday 8th August
Tuesday 9th August
Tuesday 9th August
*Please note, by registering for one of the above webinars, you are providing permission for Pobal to contact you to gather feedback regarding the webinar.
**There is a maximum capacity of 500 per session.
A recording of the session will be published on the Early Years Hive along with a copy of the PowerPoint slides once all webinars are completed.
The recording, slides, and a Q&A document from the Programme Readiness 1 training held in May, which included how to do readiness tasks and contract activation for CCSP, is available under Recorded Webinars on the Early Years Hive
Pobal will cease posting announcements for service providers on the PIP Portal when the CCSP 2021 Programme Call ends on 12 August 2022, as all early learning and care programmes will be administered on the Early Years Hive once the current programme year is completed.
All announcements are, and will continue to be, posted on the announcement page of the Early Years Hive. You can find guidance on how to use the Hive announcement page here.
All important dates are also added to the Hive’s announcement calendar page for your benefit, including the above dates for the opening of CCSP child registration, the CCSP 2022 programme call, and training dates.
Registrations opened for the ECCE 2022 Programme Call on the Early Years Hive on Monday 4 July 2022. The ECCE 2022 Programme Call will commence on Monday 22 August 2022.
Please see the ECCE Guides section of the Early Years Hive for guidance.
Registration of CHICKs for NCS can be done on the Early Years Hive at any time. If you have children registered for NCS 2022, the NCS 2022 funding agreement must be activated by 10pm on Sunday, 21 August in order to avoid impact on payments.
Please see the NCS Guides section of the Early Years Hive for guidance.
Should you have any queries in relation to CCSP registrations, please contact the Early Years Provider Centre by raising a Request on the Early Years Hive using the following categories:
Request Type: Registrations