*APPLICATIONS SUSPENDED* Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital 2020

*APPLICATIONS SUSPENDED* Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital 2020

Important PIP Announcement re: Capital Grants 27th March 2020 EARLY YEARS CAPITAL PROGRAMME 2020-APPLICATIONS SUSPENDED The Early Years Capital Programme 2020 was due to close to applications on 27 March 2020. Given the difficulties being experienced across Ireland at this time, the Department of Children...
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Activities and Ideas to Keep Children Occupied at Home

Activities and Ideas to Keep Children Occupied at Home

Dear Parents/Guardians, As we are in uncertain times, we are likely to be spending more time at home while we practice social distancing and trying to keep our children occupied can be quite challenging. They are now out of the routine of creche/preschool/school and trying to keep them happy,...
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Announcements and Guidance

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Announcements and Guidance

  In relation to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have compiled a list of recent announcements and guidance. We have also included relevant announcements from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection below.  Announcements listed as of published date.   26th March 2020 PIP Announcement DCYA...
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Dublin City Childcare Committee Update re: COVID-19 including Contact Details

Dublin City Childcare Committee Update re: COVID-19 including Contact Details

  Following the government announcement of the closure of schools, colleges and childcare facilities and in the interest of public health and safety and that of our staff team, Dublin City Childcare Committee staff will be working remotely. There will be staff members available to answer your calls...
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First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019

First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019

    First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019     Dear Colleagues,   As you are aware under the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016, a new regulatory requirement will come into force from June 1st, 2020.  From then under Regulation 25, there must be a person(s) who has trained...
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Information links on Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and Important Contact Details

Information links on Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and Important Contact Details

In relation to the Coronavirus/Covid-19 virus, please see guidance from the HPSC website for staff in childcare and educational settings click HERE.  If you have concerns please contact the HPSC or HSE numbers below for advice, contact details listed below. You can find information on COVID-19...
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Parent and Toddler Group Grant Initiative 2020

Parent and Toddler Group Grant Initiative 2020

Dublin City Childcare Committee in collaboration with the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) are seeking applications for the Parent and Toddler Groups Initiative Grant 2020. Applications for funding under this scheme should only be made by Parent and Toddler groups that are organised on a...
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*APPLICATIONS SUSPENDED* Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital 2020
*APPLICATIONS SUSPENDED* Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital 2020
February 26, 2020
Activities and Ideas to Keep Children Occupied at Home
Activities and Ideas to Keep Children Occupied at Home
March 24, 2020
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Announcements and Guidance
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Announcements and Guidance
March 16, 2020
Dublin City Childcare Committee Update re: COVID-19 including Contact Details
Dublin City Childcare Committee Update re: COVID-19 including Contact Details
March 16, 2020
First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019
First Aid Responder (FAR) Reimbursement Fund 2019
February 17, 2020
Information links on Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and Important Contact Details
Information links on Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and Important Contact Details
March 16, 2020
Parent and Toddler Group Grant Initiative 2020
Parent and Toddler Group Grant Initiative 2020
March 23, 2020

ABOUT US

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. Our staff team based in our Arran Quay offices, are availble to answer queries related to the early years sector.

View What We Do below for more information.


Dublin City Childcare Committee provides assistance and support to early years providers and parents in the Dublin City region

What we do:

For Parents/Guardians
One of our key objectives is to work with parents and families to provide support and advice in sourcing the best possible early years solution to meet their family's needs and circumstances. Dublin City Childcare Committee welcome calls from parents or members of the public who are looking for childcare or have queries related to early years' care, our team are more than happy to provide information, advice or support.
For Parent & Toddler Groups
We are available to support Parent & Toddler groups by providing information and guidance in relation to set up and general support throughout the lifespan of the group. DCCC also provide administrative support in relation to Parent & Toddler grant applications.
For Early Years Services Providers
One of our main objectives is to work proactively and in partnership with the sector to encorage best practice, quality, sustainable and effective early years services for children. We offer a wide variety of services to early years' providers, practitioners and afterschools.
This includes advice on setting up an early years business, sustainability, advice and support on applying for Childcare Funding programmes and Quality Support.
We work with home based Childminders, providing information and advice on setting up a Childminding service and supporting them to become Voluntary Notified.
We are available to provide support, guidance and information to new as well as existing services.
Training and Development
We provide a range of professional training for early years’ practitioners, providers and childminders to respond to the ever changing and evolving sector.
We also offer seminars and workshops for parents.
To view our upcoming training and events visit our Eventbrite booking page

Find out more about DCCC Board and Staff

For general enquiries please visit our contact page.

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