2 year olds

Some families are eligible to claim 15 hours per week (up to a max of 570 per year) early years funding to enable them to access a place at an early years setting. Families may be eligible if:

  • Their economic circumstances deem them to be a low income family (e.g. in receipt of certain benefits/household income is below the minimum thresholds)
  • Their child is receiving support from social care or have been previously looked after (e.g. Child in Need, Child Protection. Child Looked After)
  • Their child is receiving Disability Living Allowance, has an Education Health and Care Plan in place, or is in receipt of Portage support.
  • They are children of Gypsy, Roma Traveller families, and children are armed forces personnel residing in Lancashire.
  • Further information about eligibility can be found on our website.
  • Families need to check if they are eligible through our eligibility checker.

Referral form

Where families qualify under the 'non-economic' circumstances you, as a professional working with the family can make a referral by completing the form below:

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