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Guidance for Professionals - 2 year old funding

The documents below are to support Professionals colleagues such as Social Workers, Health Visitors, Family Support Practitioners and staff at Children's Centres in making applications appropriately for funding for 2 year old children to access their free entitlement of 15 hours Early Education.

Flowchart for Social Care Team - updated October 2018
How to check eligibility - updated January 2018
Guidance Notes for Referrers - completing a 2 year old application form - updated March 2019
2 year old application form 
- for Professional referrers (Not for childcare Providers) - updated March 2019

Childcare Support Fund

Childcare Support Fund (CSF): a scheme to provide short-term funded childcare for vulnerable children aged 0-5

 
Childcare Support Funding CSF for children with SEND

Childcare Support Funding CSF for children with significant additional needs (SEND