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.