New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019

New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019

      The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme.  Its goal is to empower pre-school providers to deliver an inclusive pre-school experience, ensuring that every eligible...
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DCYA Press Release - Providers urged to prepare applications for €9m capital fund

DCYA Press Release - Providers urged to prepare applications for €9m capital fund

    DCYA Press Release - Extra spaces and fire-safety priorities for Childcare Investment in 2019 New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme Friday 28th December 2018    “Investment marks start of hugely important year for children, parents and providers as...
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DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme

DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme

    DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme Thursday 27th December 2018 School age childcare services to be registered for first time with Tusla  Minister Zappone signs the Childcare Support Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018 and the...
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CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings

CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings

      DCCC's " CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings" is now Available!   Dublin City Childcare Committee’s new publication ‘CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings’ is a quick guide on supporting families and children experiencing...
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Winter Newsletter 2018 is now available to download

Winter Newsletter 2018 is now available to download

      DCCC's Winter Newsletter 2018 is now Available! Our Winter Newsletter is now available to download below: DCCC Winter Newsletter 2018 All services should receive copies, if you require additional printed copies of the newsletter please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You...
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A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available in both English and Irish

A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available in both English and Irish

  A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available in both English and Irish       Dublin City Childcare Committee are delighted to announce that our publication: A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available to download...
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Early Years Quality and Regulatory Framework

Early Years Quality and Regulatory Framework

      Early Years Quality and Regulatory Framework           The Early Years Inspectorate has developed a Quality and Regulatory Framework (QRF), to support registered Early Years Services to comply with the 2016 Regulations. The QRF does this by setting out the core regulatory requirements in a transparent way,...
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TOY - Together Old and Young

TOY - Together Old and Young

        Together Old and Young – TOY “A global movement to promote young children and older adults learning together”     The purpose of the TOY Programme is to promote intergenerational learning and create new possibilities for older adults and young children to learn together and benefit from each others’...
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New mychild.ie website

New mychild.ie website

      This is a new website for parents. It contains information and advice on pregnancy and the first 3 years of your child’s life. The site was created after research with parents and parents-to-be across Ireland. Click here to access website.
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Community Childcare Subvention Resettlement (Transitional) (CCSR(T))

Community Childcare Subvention Resettlement (Transitional) (CCSR(T))

    Community Childcare Subvention Resettlement (Transitional) (CCSR(T))     Overview of CCSR(T) CCSR(T) provides access to free childcare for children of families experiencing homelessness. The provision provides subvention for all pre-school children. The scheme is also designed to help those...
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A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service - Available to download

A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service - Available to download

      DCCC's "A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service" is now Available!   Dublin City Childcare Committee’s new publication ‘A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service’ is a quick guide on addressing any concerns within an early years service. We hope...
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DCYA Press Release - Government launches First 5, A Whole-of-Government Strategy for Babies, Young Children and their Families

DCYA Press Release - Government launches First 5, A Whole-of-Government Strategy for Babies, Young Children and their Families

    DCYA Press Release - Government launches First 5, A Whole-of-Government Strategy for Babies, Young Children and their Families Monday 19th November 2018   The Government has today unveiled ‘First 5’, Ireland’s first ever cross-Departmental strategy to support babies, young children and their...
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DCYA Press Release - New Affordable Childcare Scheme to open for applications in October 2019

DCYA Press Release - New Affordable Childcare Scheme to open for applications in October 2019

    DCYA Press Release - New Affordable Childcare Scheme to open for applications in October 2019 Tuesday 6th November 2018   Existing childcare subsidy schemes to remain in place for 2019/20 programme year, ensuring certainty for families and ‘continuity of care’ for children  Comprehensive information and...
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DCYA Press Release - Budget 2019

DCYA Press Release - Budget 2019

    DCYA Press Release - Budget 2019 Wednesday 10th October 2018 Click here to view full press release from Katherine Zappone TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. Click below to access the Budget 2019 DCYA Information Pack. Budget 2019 DCYA Information Pack
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Launch of 'A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019'

Launch of 'A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019'

  Our dedicated staff team launched the ‘Parent’s Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019’ in the Jervis Shopping Centre on Thursday the 4th of October 2018. We were also available to answer queries related to the childcare funding, searching for childcare in Dublin and other...
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New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019
New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019
DCYA Press Release - Providers urged to prepare applications for €9m capital fund
DCYA Press Release - Providers urged to prepare applications for €9m capital fund
DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme
DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme
CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings
CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings
Winter Newsletter 2018 is now available to download
Winter Newsletter 2018 is now available to download
A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available in both English and Irish
A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 is now available in both English and Irish
Early Years Quality and Regulatory Framework
Early Years Quality and Regulatory Framework
TOY - Together Old and Young
TOY - Together Old and Young
New mychild.ie website
New mychild.ie website
Community Childcare Subvention Resettlement (Transitional) (CCSR(T))
Community Childcare Subvention Resettlement (Transitional) (CCSR(T))
A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service - Available to download
A Parent's Guide to Addressing Concerns in an Early Years' Service - Available to download
DCYA Press Release - Government launches First 5, A Whole-of-Government Strategy for Babies, Young Children and their Families
DCYA Press Release - Government launches First 5, A Whole-of-Government Strategy for Babies, Young Children and their Families
DCYA Press Release - New Affordable Childcare Scheme to open for applications in October 2019
DCYA Press Release - New Affordable Childcare Scheme to open for applications in October 2019
DCYA Press Release - Budget 2019
DCYA Press Release - Budget 2019
Launch of 'A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019'
Launch of 'A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019'

Welcome to Dublin City Childcare Committee

Dublin City Childcare Committee (DCCC) is one of 30 City and County Childcare Committees operating nationally.
We are a limited company funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA).
We are the first point of contact for anyone seeking advice, information or support in relation to early childhood care and education within Dublin City.
Our focus is to develop, support and enhance early childhood services through working proactively with early years providers, parents and related organisations. Our dedicated staff team, based in our Arran Quay offices, are available to answer queries related to the early years sector.

Due to announcements in Budget 2018, please click here to review information regarding September 2018 eligibility criteria.

For Children Born in 2014 please see attached ECCE Eligibility poster

Latest News

January 11, 2019

New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019

The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme. Its goal is to empower pre-school providers to deliver an inclusive pre-school…
January 04, 2019

DCYA Press Release - Providers urged to prepare applications for €9m capital fund

DCYA Press Release - Extra spaces and fire-safety priorities for Childcare Investment in 2019 New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme Friday 28th December 2018 “Investment marks start of hugely important year for…
January 04, 2019

DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme

DCYA Press Release - New Registration System Brings School Age Childcare into Affordable Childcare Scheme Thursday 27th December 2018 School age childcare services to be registered for first time with Tusla Minister Zappone signs the Childcare Support Act…
December 19, 2018

CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings

DCCC's " CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings" is now Available! Dublin City Childcare Committee’s new publication ‘CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings’ is a quick guide on supporting…
December 19, 2018

Winter Newsletter 2018 is now available to download

DCCC's Winter Newsletter 2018 is now Available! Our Winter Newsletter is now available to download below: DCCC Winter Newsletter 2018 All services should receive copies, if you require additional printed copies of the newsletter please email info@dccc.ie.

About Dublin City Childcare Committee

Dublin City Childcare Committee CLG (DCCC) was established in 2002 and is one of 30 City and County Childcare Committees operating nationally.
Funded directly by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) to develop, support and enhance early childhood services within the remit of Dublin City.
We are the first point of contact for anyone seeking advice, information or support in relation to early childhood care and education within Dublin City.
We work to support the following groups:

  • New and existing Early Years Providers including Childminders and Afterschools
  • Parents
  • Parent and Toddler Groups
  • Students
  • Related Organisations in the early years sector

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