The Childcare Offer For Wales is a Welsh Government initiative and will provide eligible working parents with 30 hours childcare for 3-4 year olds only.
The 30 hours childcare will be a combination of early education (between 10 – 12.5 hours) and childcare (between 17.5 – 20 hours), for up to 48 weeks per year. Eligible children will be able to access 30 hours childcare from the term after their 3rd birthday, until they enter full time education the term after their 4th birthday.
The Childcare Offer for Wales is currently being piloted in specific areas of Anglesey, Caerphilly, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Swansea. It will be available in all of Blaenau Gwent. Confirmation of the Childcare Offer in Torfaen is pending. If you live in one of the pilot areas please contact your Family Information Service;
Anglesey FIS: 01248 725888
Blaenau Gwent FIS: 08000 32 33 39
Caerphilly FIS: 01443 86 32 32
Flintshire FIS: 01352 703500
Gwynedd FIS: 01248 725800
Rhondda Cynon Taf: 0800 180 4151
Swansea: 01792 517222
Frequently asked questions regarding the childcare offer, including eligibility criteria can be found here