To find out more about free childcare for 2, 3 & 4 year olds, click on the Time for Twos; 3 & 4 year funded places. To find out about Tax Free Childcare, click on the Tax Free Childcare Guide
For information about choosing suitable good quality childcare, click on the Family and Childcare Trust Guide
During Covid-19, Dudley Council have produced a Coronavirus Advice for Parents and Families page. This provides details of support for those families who don’t feel safe; or need some extra help coping. It’s also got lots of ideas for us to stay as healthy and happy as possible during this challenging time.Parents of children & young people with special educational needs & disabilities can find lots of useful information on the Local Offer directory.
If you want to find out information around your community, please visit Explore your Dudley where you can find a range of activities, services, and events across the Dudley BoroughIf you have any suggestions or comments to help improve the directory or to let us know about a group that you think should be included please ring 01384 814398 or email usIf you are worried about a child, you can telephone the Children and Young People's MASH Team for advice and consultation on 0300 555 0050 9am - 5pm or 0300 555 8574 after 5pm / weekends and Bank Holidays.
Every 3 and 4 year old child is entitled to 15 hours free childcare per week and for working parents, you can get up to 30 hours per week. If your child is 2 and you meet the eligibility criteria, you may also be entitled to 15 hours of free childcare per week.
Find your local Family Centre where parents and carers can access the information, support, help and advice they need to give their child the best start in life