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The 30 Hours Extended Childcare Offer

The 30 Hours Extended Childcare Offer - an additional 15 hours of funded childcare for working parents of 3 and 4 year old children.

Are you a working parent with a three year old child? Does your child attend a nursery or childminder?

Would you benefit from an additional 15 hours of funded childcare?

** Click Here To Apply **

All 3 and 4 year old children are entitled to 15 hours of funded childcare, a total of 570 hours per year can be claimed.

However, some working parents can claim an additional 15 hours of funded childcare.

This will be a total of 1140 hours per year that can be claimed.

To be eligible to apply for the additional 15 hours of funded childcare, the household must:

  • Be a two-parent working family or a lone working parent
  • Have all parents working and each parent earning on average:
    • the equivalent of 16 hours a week at the National Minimum or Living Wage (includes income received from tax credits or Universal Credit), and
    • earning less than £100,000 per year

NB if one parent’s income exceeds £100,000 the household will not be eligible

Both parents usually working, but one is temporarily out of work for a particular reason, as explained below:

  • One/ both parent/s is away from work on leave (parental, maternity etc.)
  • One/ both parent/s is in receipt of Statutory Sick Pay
  • Parents on zero-hours contracts will be eligible, as are those who are registered as self-employed.
  • One parent is employed and the other parent has either: substantial caring responsibilities/ and or disability based on specific benefits received for caring; is a foster carer with their own three- and four-year-old children.

Parents who are in training will not be eligible as they can receive other Government support.

Parents can apply at https://childcare-support.tax.service.gov.uk/par/app/applynow.

Please also look at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk for help with childcare options. 

 

Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact us:

Wandsworth Early Education and Childcare Places Team (EECP)

Email:  eecp@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk

Phone: 020 8871 7899

Who to contact

Website
www.wandsworth.gov.uk/30hours

Last updated: 12 Sep 2019

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