Category Archives: Childcare

Can you get help with childcare costs if you have more than 2 children?

Yes, you can get help to pay for childcare for all qualifying children even if you only get child tax credit, universal credit and help with housing costs for two. If you are affected by the ‘2 child limit’ you …

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Social Impact Report – Flexible Childcare Services Scotland

If you are a single parent on a zero-hours contract how can you get reliable childcare when you need it, and which doesn’t leave you worse off? How do you pay for childcare in order to retrain for work or for better …

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Childcare Deposit Guarantee Scheme

Have you heard about the new Childcare deposit guarantee scheme? Early Years Scotland (EYS) is working with the Scottish Government on a recently launched Deposit Guarantee Scheme (DGS) pilot. The purpose of the pilot scheme is to support families who …

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OPFS welcomes the Scottish Government’s commitment to improving and increasing high quality, flexible early learning and childcare

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP  made the following announcement on childcare funding at the SNP conference in October: “By 2020, we will deliver 30 hours a week for every three and four year old and eligible two year old……And each …

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Summary of results of parental consultation about additional childcare provision

The summary of findings of 101 project’s parent focus group into the additional 2 year olds childcare provision.

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OPFS’ response to Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement on the extension of free childcare

One Parent Families Scotland warmly welcomes the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s commitment to extend free childcare – parents are desperate for a fairer system.

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OPFS Seminar 2013 Presentations

Following our successful Seminar on 08 November 2013, we’ve uploaded the fascinating presentations delivered on the day by Claire Telfer and Naomi Eisenstadt CB.

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Do you want to see more affordable flexible childcare in Scotland?

Please support the campaign asking the Scottish Government to give all families a right to high quality, affordable and flexible childcare.

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