Welsh Government

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Welsh Government funded childcare offer expanded

When rolled out across Wales by September 2020, the offer will provide 30 hours of Welsh Government-funded early education and childcare to working parents of 3 and 4 year olds for 48 weeks of the year.

The offer is being extended to cover the following local authority areas from September 2018:

  • Cardiff – phased introduction

  • Newport – phased introduction

  • Torfaen – the entire county

  • Neath Port Talbot – phased introduction

  • Ceredigion – the entire county

  • Conwy – phased introduction

  • Wrexham – phased introduction

For further information please visit the Welsh Government website.

The Childcare Grant will be closed to new applications from 5pm on Friday 7 December, 2018.

This is to allow for a brief pause and review period to evaluate impact to date.

Please keep checking this page for future updates.

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