Eligible working families whose children will be aged between 9 and 23 months old on 31 August can now apply to receive 15 hours childcare starting from September 2024.

Find out more information on the Childcare Choices website

Early Years

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Children from 2 years upwards will be eligible for DAF if they meet the following criteria:

  • The child must be in receipt of child Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and
  • The child attends an early years provider using the one of the 2, 3 & 4 year old funded entitlement,

Four year olds in primary school reception classes are not eligible for DAF funding.

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