Lancashire County Council – Free Early Education for 2 year olds

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Could your 2 year old be eligible for free childcare? Complete Lancashire County Council’s easy online checker to find out


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Lancashire County Council – 30 Hour Funded Childcare

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All parents of 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 15 hours universal funded childcare. Eligible working families can get an additional 15 hours if they meet the prescribed eligibility criteria. This makes a total of 30 hours funded childcare per week (up to a maximum of 1140 hours per year).

Help Paying for Childcare, Tax Credits, 30 Hours & Tax Free Childcare
Help paying for childcare, including information on tax credits, childcare vouchers, help while you study and free entitlement. You can also apply for 30 hours free entitlement and tax free childcare through this site.

Coronavirus/Covid 19

We are working hard to ensure we stay “covid safe”.  Ask in nursery for details.

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Family Information Service – Lancashire

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Contact for impartial advice and guidance on a full range of childcare services, resources and issues.

  • Phone: 0300 123 6712
    Phone lines available Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. An answer service is available at all other times.
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