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.
First5 – Guidance for Reopening
First5 Online Resources & Guidance to Support Service Providers.
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.
- Reopening Funding Package for Childcare Services June 2020
- Parent & Toddler Grant NOW CLOSED for 2020
- Childminding Development Grant deadline extended to 9th September 2020
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.