Childcare

Choosing the right childcare can seem overwhelming. Check our list of things to consider, to help you decide what's right for you and your child.


Types of Childcare

There are different types of childcare to suit your family.

Paying For Childcare

You could be entitled to help to pay for childcare through tax credits, childcare vouchers or tax free childcare.

Your Child's Interests And Needs

Finding a good 'fit' for your child's personality and interests is really important when considering childcare options.

Your Needs

Things to consider to ensure your child is safe and happy in an environment that also suits your family requirements.

Visit Different Childcarers To Help You Decide

When you visit different childcare settings, it can help you get a feel for the type of setting that would suit your child.

Quality

Choose high quality childcare to help ensure that your child's needs are met by caring and professional staff.

Contracts

Make sure you have a contract which explains the cost of your childcare and any additional items you may have to pay for.

Children's Information Service

Free, impartial, information and guidance on early years education and child care in Bournemouth.

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

Our assessment of the childcare provision in Bournemouth

Contact Us

Telephone

General Enquiries

01202 451451

Address

Customer Services Centre

St Stephens Road
Bournemouth
BH2 6EB

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