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Dublin City Childcare Committee CLG

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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, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) to develop, support and enhance early learning and care and school-age childcare services within the remit of Dublin City. We also work with home based Childminders, providing information and advice on setting up a Childminding service and supporting them to become Voluntary Notified. DCCC work proactively and in partnership with the sector to encourage best practice, quality, sustainable and effective Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare services for children.  We also work with parents and families to provide support and advice in sourcing the best possible early learning and care solution to meet their family's needs and circumstances. 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.

Childcare News

12-Month Review of NCS

12-Month Review of NCS

Minister O’Gorman has published the findings of a 12-Month Review of the

Major Reform of Funding for Early Learning & Childcare

Major Reform of Funding for Early Learning & Childcare

Minister O’Gorman has announced major reforms to the funding

Nurturing Skills: The Workforce Plan for Early Learning & Care & School-Age Childcare 2022-2028

Nurturing Skills: The Workforce Plan for Early Learning & Care

Minister O’Gorman has launched Nurturing Skills: The Workforce Plan

News

News

First 5 is a whole-of-Government strategy to improve the lives of babies, young children and their families. It is a ten-year plan to help make sure all children have positive early experiences and get a great start in life. The First 5 website contains lots of useful resources for both practitioners and parents.

First 5 is a whole-of-Government strategy to improve the lives of babies, young children and their families. It is a ten-year plan to help make sure all children have positive early experiences and get a great start in life. The First 5 website contains lots of useful resources for both practitioners and parents.

The National Childcare Scheme

The National Childcare Scheme provides subsidies to help parents meet the cost of quality Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare.

Access & Inclusion Model

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.

The National Child Safeguarding Programme: Early Learning and Care

The Child Safeguarding website is a one stop shop for all child safeguarding resources for Early Learning and Care services.