we provide ongoing support, advice, information and assistance
to all new and existing childcare services in the county. These can
be community or privately based childcare services.

National Programmes

Louth CCC support all early childhood services in Louth to fulfil their contractual obligations under the national childcare programmes in accordance with government objectives.

AIM – Access and Inclusion Model

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 provide ongoing support and mentoring to Early Years Services to enhance quality practice for better outcomes for children. This support is underpinned by National Curriculum Framework: Aistear and the National Quality Framework: Síolta.

Child Protection

LCCC is committed to the full delivery of the National Children First Plan and implementing the Children First National Training Programme for the Early Years Sector. LCCC also answer all your questions about the commencement of the Children First Act 2015.


Two types of grants available nationally & yearly
Capital grants now open for 2018
Closing date 9th March 2018 Now extended to 14th March 2018

Thinking of setting up a new service?

An Introductory Guide to Setting up a Childcare Service

Learner Fund 

Learner Fund is an Initiative of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to up skill the Early Years Workforce .

For more information on current Learner Fund Streams available please read more.

Office Opening Hours:-

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Tel: 042-9336364
Email: [email protected]