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 below in both an English and Irish version:

 

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

 

A Parent's Guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 2018/2019 Irish Version

 

Hard copies of both versions are available from DCCC's office. To order copies please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (01) 8733696.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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’ company.

 

Are you interested in bringing older adults and young children together to share knowledge, skills, values and have fun?

If yes, then the TOY online course “Together Old and Young: An Intergenerational Approach” is what you are looking for!

Click here for information on the TOY Programme and free online course.

 

 

 

 

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 transitioning from homelessness to permanent accommodation.

 

Eligibility for CCSR(T)
Age of eligible child
Participating pre-school going children must be between 0 – 5yrs on their start date.
School-aged children (between 6 and 12 years) can access childcare for the primary school holiday periods only.


How do I apply for CCSR(T)?
i. A CCS Transitional Verification Form completed by Focus Ireland (if in the Dublin area) or from their local authority (for all counties outside Dublin) is required.
ii. In order to confirm eligibility, both the Parent’s and Child’s Personal Public Service Number (PPSN) are required, as well as the child’s date of birth.

 

Session type:

CCSR(T) services will only offer childcare places for the following session types:

-  Part-time places (between 3 hours 31 minutes and 5 hours per day)

-  Sessional places (between 2 hours 16 minutes and 3 hours 30 minutes per day)

 

Centralised Email Address:

A centralised email address has been established for Childcare Services to contact Focus Ireland representatives directly if there is availability within your service for children to avail of CCSRT childcare funding. The childcare service may email Focus Ireland directly if a place becomes available for a child to attend within the CCSRT programme, this will assist the Focus Ireland team to locate early years places for children who are eligible to avail of CCSRT.

This email address is: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You can also call the landline (01) 7036100 to speak to a Focus Ireland member.

 

Updated contact details in relation to the Focus Ireland representatives:

  • Rachel Morgan - (087) 3666380
  • Sinead O' Reilly - (086) 6042907
  • Hester Rodenhuis - (087) 1744592
  • James Donnelly - (086) 3813563

 

Click here for further information from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA).

 

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