Childcare help

When you are taking part in education, training or work-based learning and have a child under five years old you may be able to get financial assistance with the cost of childcare.

Guaranteed Childcare Assistance Payment (GCAP)

The Guaranteed Childcare Assistance Payment (GCAP) is for young parents who are in education, training or work-based learning to assist with the cost of childcare for children under five.

20 Hours ECE

All three, four and five-year old children are able to go to early childhood education (ECE) services for six hours a day, 20 hours a week at no charge.