The Childcare Sufficiency Team can advise about new childcare business set up, sustaining existing provision and exiting from childcare provision.
Business resources for childcare providers
Childcare vacancy calculator - template for working out the number of childcare vacancies
OSC vacancy calculator - template for working out the number of childcare vacancies in out of school clubs
Support for parent and toddler groups
New and existing parent and toddler groups may be able to access grant funding from a variety of sources.
We advise groups to make strong links with their local children's centre.
Other funding opportunities
Childcare providers may also be able to access non-specific childcare grants.