CCSP – Universal and Targeted Subsidies

Subsidies are being provided to make childcare more affordable for families

  • A universal, non-means tested subsidy of up to €1,040 per year for children up to start of the ECCE (free pre-school) programme

  • Supports for families on lower incomes of up to €7,500 per year for children up to 15 years of age

Click below to find out information about the Affordable Childcare and what supports may be available to you.

More Affordable Childcare Video

I am a Parent Infographic

What supports are available to you?

Frequently Asked Questions for Parents

List of Childcare Services in Wicklow (page 84-89) that are contracted to deliver subsidies. 

Affordable Childcare Booklet

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