Deadline looming for parents and carers of three and four-year olds in Harborough to apply for 30 hours-funded childcare for the summer term

Leicestershire County Council is urging parents and carers to check eligibility and apply now

Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 4:20 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 4:23 pm
Parents and carers of three and four-year olds in Harborough have until Wednesday March 31 to apply for 30 hours-funded childcare for the summer term.
Parents and carers of three and four-year olds in Harborough have until Wednesday March 31 to apply for 30 hours-funded childcare for the summer term.

Parents and carers of three and four-year olds in Harborough have until Wednesday March 31 to apply for 30 hours-funded childcare for the summer term.

Working parents may still be able to claim if they are:

- On furlough

- Not able to work or are working less

- Self-employed

- A critical worker or if their working pattern has changed due to the pandemic.

Leicestershire County Council is urging parents and carers to check eligibility and apply now by visiting www.childcarechoices.gov.ukTo access the 30 hours funded childcare, people need to take an eligibility code, along with their national insurance number, child’s name and date of birth, to their childcare provider.

To find a childminder, nursery, pre-school or other early years provider in Leicestershire, visit: www.leicestershire.gov.uk/find-a-childcare-providerIf you need more information or support, visit: www.leicestershire.gov.uk/education-and-children/early-years-and-childcare