Childcare providers support

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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 fis@calderdale.gov.uk
  • Telephone 01422 392576
  • Address
    Town Hall
    Halifax
    HX1 1TP

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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.