Childcare providers support

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This 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, please contact:

  • Username Early Years Learning and Childcare Team
  • Email eef@calderdale.gov.uk
  • Address
    Town Hall
    Halifax
    HX1 1TP

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You may also be interested in:

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

Pre-school learning alliance : These are an educational charity who represent and support pre-schools in England.

Family and childcare trust : These are a national charity who campaign for quality, affordable, accessible childcare for all. They publish reports on all aspects of childcare, such as national average cost surveys.

Department for Education : Here you can find support on all aspects of childcare, education and parenting support.

Calderdale Safeguarding Children Board : These focus on the safety, protection and promotion of the welfare of all children and young people in Calderdale. They act as a 'safeguarding umbrella' and provide policies, procedures and training to professionals and volunteers. This is to make sure that everyone knows what to do if they are worried about a child or young person.

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