Childcare advice for parents

  1. Childcare advice for parents
  2. Children's centres
  3. Free Early Education for two year olds (You are here)
  4. Free Early Education for three and four year olds
  5. 30 hours free childcare

Free Early Education for two year olds

There are some free childcare places for two year olds in Rotherham, your child may be entitled to a free place if you receive one or more of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit, provided you are not eligible for Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
  • You get Working Tax Credits and earn no more that £16,190 a year as a household
  • Your child has a current statement of special educational needs or a education, health and care plan.
  • Your child gets Disability Living Allowance
  • Children are also eligible if they are looked after by the council or have  left care through special guardianship or adoption or a residency order

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