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Childcare and family support

Funded childcare for 2 year olds

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

Funded childcare for 3 and 4 year olds

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

30 hours funded childcare

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 and Family Wellbeing Service

Previously children's centres and Young People's Service. We support families of babies, children and teenagers (0-19 years old) and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities up to 25.

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.