Free Early Years Entitlement.
Is your child missing out on free childcare?
If your child has turned two and you are in receipt of one of the following benefits, it could mean that your are entitled to free childcare up to a maximum of 15 hours per week from the term following their second birthday:
Income support or income based Jobseekers Allowance.
Guarantee Pension Credits.
Income Related Employment & Support Allowance.
Child Tax Credits with an annual income of £16,190 or below.
Working Tax Credits with an annual income of £16,190 or below.
Support under part V1 of the Immigration & Asylum Act 1999.
For more information you can either:
go to www.lancashire.gov.uk/childcare
call Lancashire County Council on 0800 195 0137
or email firstname.lastname@example.org and they will email you back.
In addition every 3 year old child is eligible for up to a maximum of 15 hours per week free childcare from the term following their third birthday.
Childcare can help your child:
Make new friends and share
Build their confidence
Learn and develop
Support their speech and language development
Help them to prepare for school.
Tell your friends and neighbours about this scheme.