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Childcare Offer for Wales payments will continue even if children do not attend due to coronavirus isolation.

The Welsh Government announced that funding for the Childcare Offer for Wales will continue to be paid to local authorities and childcare settings who currently receive payments for children in their care, even where services are disrupted. The Childcare Offer for Wales was suspended on the 1st April to all new entrants, funding will cease week ending the 19th June 2020 for all.

Please refer to the following link: Childcare offer payments will continue

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Government funded childcare offer

In response to COVID-19 Keyworker parents of pre-school age children living in Swansea will have access to funded childcare until the end of August 2020.

For enquiries about childcare in place of the Government funded childcare offer, please use the following link: Coronavirus Childcare Assistance scheme (pre-school children)

Continued eligibility declaration

Swansea Council is working with the Welsh Government to deliver the 30 hour funded childcare offer for Swansea.

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