Early Years and School Age Capital Grants Funding 2018 Now Accepting Applications

Early Years and School Age Capital Grants Funding 2018 Now Accepting Applications

    Early Years and School Age Capital Grants Funding 2018 Reminder that the Early Years and School Age Capital Grants is now open and will stay open until Friday the 9th of March at 3pm.  Services can apply through the PIP system. What can I apply for The Capital programme in 2018 will invest in...
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Learner Fund Bursary 2018

Learner Fund Bursary 2018

    Learner Fund Bursary 2018   The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) will re-open the Learner Fund Bursary (announced early 2017) to Early Years practitioners who have completed a major award in Early Childhood Care and Education at Level 7, Level 8, or Level 9 qualification on the National Framework...
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Child Protection Information Updated and includes Supporting Documents

Child Protection Information Updated and includes Supporting Documents

      The Child Protection section of our website has now been updated to include information on the requirements of Children First Act 2015 including mandatory reporting and requirement for services to have a Child Safeguarding Statement.  This section also includes supporting documentation including:...
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DCCC Outreach Clinics

DCCC Outreach Clinics

      Dublin City Childcare Committee's Development Officers will begin to offer support to Early Years Providers, Childminders and Parents through the provision of monthly outreach clinics. These outreach clinics will be held in each of DCCC's catchment areas. Please see poster for full details below,...
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Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018

Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018

     Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018! The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) very significantly increases the obligations and responsibilities for organisations and businesses in how they collect, use and protect personal data. At the centre of the new law is the requirement for...
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Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018

Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018

    Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018 Due to announcements in Budget 2018, please see table below to review information regarding September 2018 eligibility criteria.  This table is also available under the ECCE Calculator on our homepage. 
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DCYA Programme Rules Version 1.1

DCYA Programme Rules Version 1.1

Version 1.1 of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs Childcare Programme Rules has been published. Please find below documents: Version 1.1 of the DCYA Childcare Programme Rules, Letter to Services regarding record keeping and a Notice regarding Version 1.1 Document. The new DCYA Rules...
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CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide

CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide

    CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide Dear Parents/Guardians, Please see below info-graphic CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide which helps parents see which childcare funding scheme they may be eligible for. It is an interactive guide, just click on the flower heads on the...
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Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish versions

Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish versions

A Parents Guide to the Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish   Parents Guide to the Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish versions! Dublin City Childcare Committee are delighted to announce that our publication: A...
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Short Video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes

Short Video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes

    ATTENTION Parents/Guardians: Are you looking for information on the More Affordable Childcare Scheme for September 2017? Dublin City Childcare Committee are pleased to provide a short video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes. With special thanks to Longford Childcare Committee for producing...
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Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guideline Training

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guideline Training

    Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guideline Training Dublin City Childcare Committee continue to host Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guidelines training, with new dates regularly added to our booking page below. Please see our Eventbrite profile for full details or to book...
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BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme

BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme

BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme Budget 2017 in relation to the Affordable Childcare Scheme, please see the link attached to view the new Questions & Answers document released by DCYA. Click here to view the Q&A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme: Question and Answer Document...
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Early Years and School Age Capital Grants Funding 2018 Now Accepting Applications
Early Years and School Age Capital Grants Funding 2018 Now Accepting Applications
Learner Fund Bursary 2018
Learner Fund Bursary 2018
Child Protection Information Updated and includes Supporting Documents
Child Protection Information Updated and includes Supporting Documents
DCCC Outreach Clinics
DCCC Outreach Clinics
Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018
Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018
Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018
Table of ECCE Eligibility Criteria from September 2018
DCYA Programme Rules Version 1.1
DCYA Programme Rules Version 1.1
CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide
CCI - I am a Parent - Affordable Childcare Guide
Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish versions
Parents Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2017-2018 is now available in both English and Irish versions
Short Video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes
Short Video on the More Affordable Childcare schemes
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guideline Training
Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Charter and Guideline Training
BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme
BUDGET 2017 - Q & A on the Affordable Childcare Scheme

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

February 21, 2018

Early Years and School Age Capital Grants Funding 2018 Now Accepting Applications

Early Years and School Age Capital Grants Funding 2018 Reminder that the Early Years and School Age Capital Grants is now open and will stay open until Friday the 9th of March at 3pm. Services can apply through the PIP system. What can I apply for The…
February 20, 2018

Learner Fund Bursary 2018

Learner Fund Bursary 2018 The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) will re-open the Learner Fund Bursary (announced early 2017) to Early Years practitioners who have completed a major award in Early Childhood Care and Education at Level 7, Level 8,…
February 19, 2018

Child Protection Information Updated and includes Supporting Documents

The Child Protection section of our website has now been updated to include information on the requirements of Children First Act 2015 including mandatory reporting and requirement for services to have a Child Safeguarding Statement. This section also…
February 19, 2018

DCCC Outreach Clinics

Dublin City Childcare Committee's Development Officers will begin to offer support to Early Years Providers, Childminders and Parents through the provision of monthly outreach clinics. These outreach clinics will be held in each of DCCC's catchment areas.…
January 25, 2018

Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018

Data Protection Changes Coming May 25th 2018! The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) very significantly increases the obligations and responsibilities for organisations and businesses in how they collect, use and protect personal data. At the centre…

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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