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Childcare and family support

Free early education for two year olds

Some two year olds in Lancashire may qualify for free childcare. Check if you are eligible and search for a provider.

Free early education for three to four year olds

All three to four year olds in Lancashire are entitled to free childcare. Search for a provider.

30 hours free childcare from September 2017

Eligible working parents of three and four year olds will be able to claim 30 hours of free childcare from September 2017. Parents of children who will be 3 on 31 August can apply now.

Finding childcare

Childcare options, our childcare checklist, advice and search facility.

Paying for childcare

Financial support for you and your family.

Children's centres

Find your nearest children's centre.

Information and guidance to support your family

Safer sleep for baby, stay safe guidance when attending a club, activity or service and other services that can support your family.