Louth county Childcare provide support and advice on all early
childhood care and education programmes.

National Childcare Scheme 

LCCC work to sustain early childhood care and education services through the local implementation of childcare funding programmes in Co. Louth, on behalf of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA). Childcare funding initiatives assist parents to access affordable quality early childhood care and education.



National Childcare Funding Programmes 2019/2020


The Government has introduced a universal, non-means tested subsidy of up to €1,040 per year for children up to start of the ECCE (free pre-school) programme. In addition, there are supports for families on lower incomes of up to €7,500 per year for children up to 15 years of age.

Parents guide to the National Childcare Funding Programmes 

Access & Inclusion
in Childcare

The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programme.

Quality Provision

LCCC is committed to supporting parents in accessing high quality childcare.  In this section you will find information that can support you in making decisions about the best care and education setting for your child outside the home.  Please download our support documents for more information.

Childcare Providers in County Louth

Office Opening Hours:-

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Tel: 042-9336364
Email: [email protected]