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Are you looking for support with childcare costs?

Getting help with your childcare costs is easier than you might think. Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers in one place, including two new schemes for working parents:

Tax-free childcare and up to 30 hours a week funded childcare for 3 and 4 year olds.
Families in Somerset are already benefitting from these offers. If you are a working parent and you have a child that is three years old by 31 December you can apply now for up to 30 hours a week funded childcare to use from January 2018. If you are successful you will receive an eligibility code to take to your early years provider.
If you already have a 30 hours childcare place you must reconfirm you are still eligible every three months. It is easy to do just check the secure messages in your childcare service account. Go to gov.uk/childcareaccount

You can find out more information at www.somerset.gov.uk/eye30

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