Are you looking for support with childcare costs?
In addition to the free early education for 2, 3 or 4 year olds there are other sources of help. You may also be eligible for help from government childcare schemes and your employer.
Visit Childcare Choices to use their childcare calculator to find out which scheme would benefit you the most and get an estimate of how much help you could get with your childcare costs.
Working parents can get up to £2000 government support per child per year
New scheme opened Tax-Free Childcare
Child Tax Credits
You can only make a claim for Child Tax Credit if you already get Working Tax Credit.
You may be able to claim up to 85% of your childcare costs
Childcare Support while you study
Extra financial support for students
Working Tax Credit
You can only make a claim for Working Tax Credit if you already get Child Tax Credit.