Finding childcare and help with childcare costs

Upcoming changes to childcare support

The financial support that is available to parents to help with the cost of childcare is increasing from September 2024. The support will be expanded in phases. By September 2025, working parents with children aged 9 months old to when they go to school will be eligible for 30 hours of childcare support.

You can find the latest information on the Childcare Choices website.

3. Help with childcare costs

The government has introduced new ways to help parents with childcare costs.

Whether you have toddlers or teens you could get support, visit Childcare Choices to see if you can get help with your childcare costs.

For more information on the help available, you can visit the pages below: