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Changes to Childcare Entitlement April 2024


Childcare Choices: Get the help that fits your family, so you can juggle work and life


On 15.03.2023 the Chancellor of Exchequer announced extended childcare offers for working parents of children from 9 months. 

 From next year even more help is on the way, this includes:

  • From April 2024, for most working parents in England working at least 16 hours with children aged 2 will have access to 15 hours childcare.
  • From September 2024, the 15 hours childcare offer will be expanded to eligible working parents in England with children between 9 and 23 months old.
  • From September 2025, eligible working parents in England with children between 9 months up to school age will have access to 30 hours childcare.


Thousands of families could be saving money on their childcare costs. But some simply don't know what support they might be eligible for . 


The Childcare Choices website bring together all the existing childcare offers in one place, so parents can get the help that fits their family. This could be through Tax-Free Childcare, 30 hours childcare, or Universal Credit Childcare. Some families might be eligible to use more than one childcare schemes together and get the most out of it. 


Support is also expanding for primary -school aged children - September 2024, parents are expected to see an expansion in the availability of childcare in their local are before and afterschool, between 8am and 6pm, also known as "wraparound care"


Don't miss out on getting the support you are entitled to. Visit the Childcare Choices Website to check what offer you might be eligible for and sign up to our newsletter to get the latest updates about the childcare support expansion. 

Government Childcare Survey 2024-2026

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