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Minister Zappone launches Draft Childminding Action Plan

Draft Action Plan sets out proposals for improving access to high quality and affordable early learning and care and school-age childcare through childminding proposals to extend supports and regulation to all paid, non-relative childminders, with a phased approach to reforms.


First 5: A Whole-of-Government Strategy for Babies, Young Children and their Families

The implementation of First 5 will be overseen by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.


Minister launches the National Childcare Scheme for Ireland

The Scheme is the pathway to quality, accessible, affordable Early Learning and Care and School-Age Childcare in Ireland.

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Department of Children and Youth Affairs ga
Address: Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Block 1 Miesian Plaza, 50-58 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2, D02 XWI4
Phone numbers: +353 1 6473000
Emails: contact@dcya.gov.ie