Parents information

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Providers Information

Guides to National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019

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Early Childhood Care and Education Programme Scheme (ECCE)

Providng early childhood care and education
for children of pre-school age

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Children First

National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children

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Access and Inclusion Model

A model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the ECCE programme

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Welcome to Laois County Childcare Committee


Our aim is to provide a planned and co-ordinated approach to the support and development of high quality


Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme (ECCE)

Training and Employment Childcare Scheme (TEC: CETS, CEC, ASCC)

Community Childcare Subvention

Community Childcare Subvention Universal (CCSU)

Publications and Reports

ECCE Calculator

To check when your child is eligible for an ECCE place, please use our ECCE calculator

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