• Deadlines Extended – Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Programme – New Applications for Community/Not-for-Profit Community Services And Existing CCS Services

    Posted on December 18, 2015 by in News Updates

    dcya logo largePlease be advised that the deadline for: Phase 2: Expansion of the CCS Programme to Community/Not-for-Profit childcare providers (with effect from November 2015) as set out below has been extended.

    ALL CCS Services ‘in contract’ under the CCS Programme can continue to register eligible children in their service up until Friday 29th January 2016.

    • All children must be eligible as per the eligibility criteria during snap-shot week of 5th – 9th October 2015.

    • All children must be enrolled and attending the service as of the childcare start date submitted, however childcare start dates cannot be any earlier that Monday 2nd November 2015 or any later than the 25th Monday January 2016.

    • For children already registered in CCS who have since increased their level of service since the 2nd of November 2015:

    1. End date/submit a Child Leaver Form (ensure to release funding) for the original registration and re-register the child with the start date as that of when the change of level of service took place, but no earlier than the 2nd of November.

    *Please refer to CCS How to Guide for full details on submitting a registration

    1. Create a registration request ‘Other’ stating ‘Increase in level of service due to CCS Expansion’.

    1. Submit

    • The Parent must sign the new PIP Declaration Form

    • The new registration will show as ‘CCS Not Funded’ pending review by PIP Support.

    *If a service forgets to release the funding when completing the leaver – please contact PIP online support who will re-set the leaver thus enabling the service to go back in and release the funding.

    If services require any assistance they can contact PIP online support on 01 511 7222.

    New Applications for CCS from Community/Not-For-Profit Services

    The expression of interest deadline for New Community/Not-For-Profit Services to apply to enter in to contract under the CCS Programme, and that meet the criteria as set out below, has also been extended to 8th January 2016.


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