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 for Referrers - completing a 2 year old application form - updated October 2018
2 year old application form - for Professional referrers (Not for childcare Providers) - updated October 2018
Childcare Support Fund (CSF): a scheme to provide short-term funded childcare for vulnerable children aged 0-5