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Guidance for Professionals - 2 year old funding

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

2 year old Funding Application - for Professional referrers  (Not for childcare Providers) - updated November 2020
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

Guidance Notes  CSF-SEND revised version added 07/05/2021