30 hours free childcare for 3 and 4 year olds

Cound you be eligible for 30 hours of free childcare for your 3 or 4 year old?

Checking eligibility is very easy; all you need to do is…

  • Ensure you meet the national eligibility criteria - families where both parents are working (or the sole parent is working in a lone-parent family) and each parent earns the equivalent of 16 hours a week at the national minimum or living wage and earns less than £100,000 a year. For further guidance see page 8 of the following document: https://goo.gl/0rzJkU
  • Visit www.northumberland.gov.uk and type your post code into My Place (top right hand side of the home page) and click on the Extended Entitlement - 30 hour childcare option within the education subheading.

If you are eligible……..

  • You will be given access to submit the application and declaration form.

What will happen next……

  • You will be contacted via email with regards to your eligibility and if appropriate details of any evidence required.

If you require support please don’t hesitate to contact Northumberland Families Information Service on 0800 023 4440 or 01670 623563.

Please note: childcare places are limited therefore expressing an interest and proving eligibility does not guarantee you will be able to access a place.