Free/funded childcare for your 2 year old
If you are a family getting certain forms of government support, you could get 15 hours of free/funded childcare per week. Children are eligible from the term after turning 2 years old and a parent has successfully applied and received a code
This is for 38 weeks of the year (during school term time). You may be able to get free/funded childcare for more weeks if you use fewer than 15 hours per week. Check with your childcare provider to find out if this is something they offer.
From April 2024 working families who do not fit the criteria below may be able to access 15 hours of funded childcare support. Find out more at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk.