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Get help paying for childcare

You can get help paying for childcare from many childcare providers.

Find out if you can get help paying for childcare

If you have a child aged 2 to 4 you may be able to get a free childcare place for up to 15 hours a week for 38 weeks of the year.

All children aged 3 to 4 can get 15 hours of free early education and childcare. Many working families will also be eligible to apply for 30 hours of free early education and childcare.

Find out more about 15 and 30 hours free childcare for children aged 2 to 4.

How to apply for free childcare for 2 year olds

Some families in Medway can get free early education for their two-year-old. This can be a place in a pre-school, nursery or with a childminder for up to 15 hours per week.

If you're eligible for free childcare you can apply on the Parent Portal. 

Create a Parent Portal account

Log into your Parent Portal account

More help paying for childcare

You may also be able to get:

You can also get help with childcare on gov.uk including advice on: