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 / National Childcare Scheme 

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.


  • Parent & Toddler Grant NOW CLOSED for 2019
  • Childminding Development Grant NOW CLOSED for 2019

Thinking of setting up a new service?

An Introductory Guide to Setting up a Childcare Service

First Aid Responder (FAR)

The Department of Children & Youth Affairs has extended & altered the FAR reimbursement fund to support services to meet regulatory requirements in First Aid Response (FAR) by Feb 2021.

One person per registered service/childminder will need to hold a FAR qualification.

Funding ends December 2020.


Office Opening Hours:-

Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm

Friday 9am to 4.30pm

Tel: 042-9336364
Email: [email protected]