Childcare providers support

Child with painted hands

Calderdale Council has a team of professionals available to support childcare providers to deliver the government's childcare strategy:


Early Years Learning and Childcare team

We are responsible for:

  • managing the local childcare market;
  • funding the free nursery education entitlement for three and four year olds;
  • developing the childcare workforce;
  • supporting all childcare providers to develop quality practices.

For initial support or advice, contact:

  • Username Early Years Learning and Childcare Team
  • Email
  • Address
    Town Hall
    HX1 1TP




You may also be interested in:

National day nurseries association : The association seeks to support day nurseries to develop and maintain high standards in care and learning.

Pre-school learning alliance : An educational charity representing and supporting pre-schools in England.

Family and childcare trust : The national charity campaigning for quality, affordable, accessible childcare for all. Publishes reports on all aspects of childcare such as national average cost surveys etc.

Department for Education : For a wide range of information to support all aspects of childcare, education and parenting support.

Calderdale Safeguarding Children Board : The Calderdale Safeguarding Children Board's main focus is the safety, protection and promotion of the welfare of all children and young people in Calderdale. They act as a 'safeguarding umbrella', providing policies, procedures and training to professionals and volunteers to ensure everyone knows what to do if worried about a child or young person.