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Community Childcare Subvention Universal

From: Department of Children and Youth Affairs

What the Community Childcare Subvention Universal is

As part of the government policy to make childcare more affordable, the department has introduced a universal childcare subvention payment of up to €20 per week for families using eligible childcare providers for the care of children aged from 6 months to the first eligible point of entry to the ECCE scheme.

This scheme is administered via an enhancement to the CCS scheme.

How to qualify

The childcare subsidy is available to all children aged from 6 months to the first eligible point of entry to the ECCE programme.

Transitional Rules for DCYA Targeted Childcare Programmes

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