Free childcare funding

Upcoming changes to childcare support

The financial support that is available to parents to help with the cost of childcare is increasing. These include changes to make it easier for parents with childcare responsibilities to move into, or take on, more paid work.

Starting from April 2024, existing childcare support will be expanded in phases. By, September 2025, working parents with children aged nine months old to when they start school will be eligible for 30 hours childcare support.

Find out more about the upcoming changes