24 July, 2017 – Non-contact payment forms URGENT
All services must ensure that they have completed the non-contact payment application form on PIP before the deadline date of Monday, 24th July 2017.
22 August, 2017 – Contracts activated
All services must be in contract for each of the programmes they wish to offer by this date. As the DCYA must also activate the contract, make sure your contracts are activated well in advance. This deadline can be found in the appendix of each contract.
25 August, 2017 – Calendars submitted
All service calendars must be submitted by this date. This deadline can be found in the appendix of each contract.
30 September, 2017 – Fees lists submitted
All fees lists must be submitted by this date. This deadline can be found in the appendix of each contract.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION:
Early Years Capital Announcement:
The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone has announced that €8.4m in capital funding has been allocated through the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to 683 pre-school providers nationwide. The money is to be used to provide more than 2,200 new childcare places, maintenance and building work as well as outdoor play areas, and is available for immediate draw-down by the successful applicants. Minister Zappone’s full statement and the full list of childcare services that were successful under strands 1, 2 and 3 can be found on the DCYA website.
CCS/Plus and TEC fees lists and calendars
These are now available on PIP. You are being asked to ensure you have submitted your service calendar before registering children. How to Guides for CCS/P and TEC Fees List and Service Calendars 2017/2018 are available on PIP, including the FTE (full time equivalent) worksheet for 2017/2018.