Search for childcare

Find a childminder, nursery, holiday scheme, pre-school playgroup, nursery class, breakfast club, after school club or home childcarer. Search by type, post code, or name.

Childcare check list

Help finding the right childcare for you and your child; what to look for and advice on visiting and assessing childcare providers.

Types of childcare to choose from

A guide to childcare options including nursery schools, childminders, crèches, home based child carers, nannies and au pairs and out of school care.

Childcare advice

Contact the Family Information Service for impartial advice and guidance on a full range of childcare services, resources and issues.