To find out what registered childcare is available in your area for vulnerable children and keyworker children during Covid-19, please see below section titled 'Childcare Providers open to keyworkers'.
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 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.
Please find details of Ofsted Registered Childcare Providers that are open to vulnerable children and children of keyworkers only during Covid-19. Please note, this information will be monitored and updated accordingly.
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.