15 hours free childcare for all 3 - 4 year olds
- For all families in England
- With 3 and 4-year-old children
- 15 hours of free childcare or early education for 38 weeks
- A total of 570 hours per year, that you can use flexibly
3 - 4 Year old 30 hours free childcare
You may be able to get up to 30 hours free childcare (1,140 hours per year, which you can choose how you take) if your child is 3 to 4 years old.
You can get 30 hours free childcare at the same time as claiming Universal Credit, tax credits, childcare vouchers or Tax-Free Childcare.
If you are working You can usually get 30 hours free childcare if you (and your partner). There is a minimum earnings requirement to be able to access this funding.
You may still be eligible if your partner is working, and you get Incapacity Benefit, Severe Disablement Allowance, Carer’s Allowance or Employment and Support Allowance.
You can apply if you’re starting or re-starting work within the next 31 days.
For more information or for a quick check on eligibility visit Childcare Choices
If you would like any support applying for free funded places or any other funding options, get in touch and we will help you get set up