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Help with childcare costs

If you are responsible for a child and using registered childcare, you may be entitled to help with your childcare costs. There is a range of financial assistance available when paying for childcare in the UK and details can be found here depending on your circumstance.


Llewellyn Mauricio
21 May 2014

For parents with disabled children

Advice and information about how to receive help with childcare cost for parents with disabled children. Read More

Chloe Alexander
14 May 2014

For student parents

Are you considering starting a course? We've put together information on how to receive help with childcare costs for parents that are studying. Read More

Llewellyn Mauricio
27 January 2015

For working parents

If you are working and paying for registered childcare you may be entitled to some help with your costs. Find out the two main sources of financial help for working parents. Read More

Lucy Rex-Hawkes
27 January 2015

During maternity leave

Information on how to receive help with childcare costs during maternity leave including employer-supported childcare and the childcare element of Working Tax Credit. Read More

Llewellyn Mauricio
15 December 2014

Free childcare entitlements

Information about the free childcare entitlement for two, three and four-year-olds. Read More