Learner Fund Graduate Bursary Application form Autumn 2019

Learner Fund Graduate Bursary Application form Autumn 2019

  Learner Fund Graduate Bursary Application form Autumn 2019   The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) will re-open the Learner Fund Bursary to Early Learning and Care practitioners who are new graduates of a recognised Early Childhood Education and Care degree programme. The local...
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National Childcare Scheme Training Phase 2 Now Available to book

National Childcare Scheme Training Phase 2 Now Available to book

    National Childcare Scheme Training - Phase 2 Training Sessions are now available to book Dublin City Childcare Committee are delighted to announce that Phase 2 of the National Childcare Scheme is now available to book on Eventbrite. These sessions will provide practical training on the use of the...
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DEADLINE EXTENDED: PARENT & TODDLER GROUP INITIATIVE GRANT APPLICATIONS 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED: PARENT & TODDLER GROUP INITIATIVE GRANT APPLICATIONS 2019

          DEADLINE FOR PARENT AND TODDLER APPLICATIONS HAS NOW BEEN EXTENDED PARENT & TODDLER GROUP INITIATIVE GRANT 2019  Dublin City Childcare Committee CLG are delighted to announce that the Parent & Toddler Group Grant Applications have now been extended to the 2nd August 2019. For information on the...
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DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone response to RTÉ investigation into crèche failings

DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone response to RTÉ investigation into crèche failings

    DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone response to RTÉ investigation into crèche failings Thursday 25th July 2019 Speaking in the wake of yesterday evening’s RTÉ Investigates programme Behind Closed Doors, Minister Zappone expressed her shock and anger at the mistreatment of children in the crèches...
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Childminding Development Grant Applications Now Open

Childminding Development Grant Applications Now Open

      ATTENTION CHILDMINDERS! Dublin City Childcare Committee are delighted to announce that the Childminding Grant Applications 2019 are now open. The purpose of the Grant is to enhance quality and safety childcare services for all children and their families.  Please read carefully through application...
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The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Call Centre is now open!

The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Call Centre is now open!

    The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Call Centre is now open! Parents can call (01) 906 8530 for information on NCS.Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Read more...
Attention Parents! The first step in applying for National Childcare Scheme is to have a Public Services Card

Attention Parents! The first step in applying for National Childcare Scheme is to have a Public Services Card

  Attention Parents! The first step in applying for the new National Childcare Scheme is to apply for a Public Services Card, if you do not already have one. You will need this card to register for a verified MyGovID account.  Click on the image below to view the Public Services Card Video:...
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Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare

Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare

            Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare Childcare services for school-age children must now register with Tusla, the Child and Family Agency. School-age childcare services have not, to date, been subject to registration, so this is a significant step forward in ensuring quality school-age childcare. Services...
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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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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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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, bringing...
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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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Minimum Qualifications Requirements in the Early Years

Minimum Qualifications Requirements in the Early Years

        The DYCA has published a list of qualifications that meet the regulatory requirements for working in the Early Years sector in Ireland. This list contains all qualifications which have been approved by DCYA. If your qualification is on the list you do not need to apply to DCYA for qualifications...
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Learner Fund Graduate Bursary Application form Autumn 2019
Learner Fund Graduate Bursary Application form Autumn 2019
National Childcare Scheme Training Phase 2 Now Available to book
National Childcare Scheme Training Phase 2 Now Available to book
DEADLINE EXTENDED: PARENT & TODDLER GROUP INITIATIVE GRANT APPLICATIONS 2019
DEADLINE EXTENDED: PARENT & TODDLER GROUP INITIATIVE GRANT APPLICATIONS 2019
DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone response to RTÉ investigation into crèche failings
DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone response to RTÉ investigation into crèche failings
Childminding Development Grant Applications Now Open
Childminding Development Grant Applications Now Open
The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Call Centre is now open!
The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) Parent Call Centre is now open!
Attention Parents! The first step in applying for National Childcare Scheme is to have a Public Services Card
Attention Parents! The first step in applying for National Childcare Scheme is to have a Public Services Card
Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare
Parents Notice – School-Age Childcare
New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019
New AIM Information Poster and Leaflet 2019
CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings
CCSR(T) Frequently Asked Questions for Early Learning and Care Settings
Early Years Quality and Regulatory Framework
Early Years Quality and Regulatory Framework
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
Minimum Qualifications Requirements in the Early Years
Minimum Qualifications Requirements in the Early Years

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.
ABOUT DCCC

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

August 09, 2019

Learner Fund Graduate Bursary Application form Autumn 2019

Learner Fund Graduate Bursary Application form Autumn 2019 The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) will re-open the Learner Fund Bursary to Early Learning and Care practitioners who are new graduates of a recognised Early Childhood Education and…
July 29, 2019

National Childcare Scheme Training Phase 2 Now Available to book

National Childcare Scheme Training - Phase 2 Training Sessions are now available to book Dublin City Childcare Committee are delighted to announce that Phase 2 of the National Childcare Scheme is now available to book on Eventbrite. These sessions will…
July 29, 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED: PARENT & TODDLER GROUP INITIATIVE GRANT APPLICATIONS 2019

DEADLINE FOR PARENT AND TODDLER APPLICATIONS HAS NOW BEEN EXTENDED PARENT & TODDLER GROUP INITIATIVE GRANT 2019 Dublin City Childcare Committee CLG are delighted to announce that the Parent & Toddler Group Grant Applications have now been extended to the 2nd…
July 25, 2019

DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone response to RTÉ investigation into crèche failings

DCYA Press Release - Minister Zappone response to RTÉ investigation into crèche failings Thursday 25th July 2019 Speaking in the wake of yesterday evening’s RTÉ Investigates programme Behind Closed Doors, Minister Zappone expressed her shock and anger at the…
July 08, 2019

Childminding Development Grant Applications Now Open

ATTENTION CHILDMINDERS! Dublin City Childcare Committee are delighted to announce that the Childminding Grant Applications 2019 are now open. The purpose of the Grant is to enhance quality and safety childcare services for all children and their families.…
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