Currently all 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 570 hours of free childcare a year as a universal offer. In September 2017 this will be increased for eligible families up to 1140 hours, known as The Extended Free Childcare Offer. Visit our website view the leaflet to find the criteria for working families.

This offer will provide parents huge savings on their childcare costs, and also benefit children’s early years education.

If you want to find out more about this extended offer, or other ways that the Families Information Service can help you, pop along to the Bump to 5 show on Saturday 22nd April at Riverside Centre on Pride Park. The team will be available on the day to provide information and answer questions and queries.

For any further queries you can contact the Childcare and Families Information Service on 01332 64078 or email the team. More details about the offer will be posted as they become available. Visit the website for more information about services for children and families.