Voluntary Notified Childcare

A Voluntary Notified Childminder is a person who notifies their local County Childcare Committee of their intention to operate a Childminding Business in their own home. Each Voluntary Notified Childminder will have received a support visit from the County Childcare Committee Childminding Advisory Worker and will have participated in childcare training including First Aid and Child Protection. A voluntary Notified Childminder will also have Garda Vetting and appropriate Insurance Cover. 

Directory of  Voluntary Notified Childminders

For a list of Voluntary Notified Childminders, please from sligochildcare@gmail.com

National Action Plan for Childminding

The National Action Plan for Childminding is a pathway to be developed over the next 8 years that sets out steps towards regulation, support and subsidies, for all paid, non-relative childminders. The Action Plan will involve change and significant benefits for childminders, children and the families using their services.

The aim of the Action Plan is to provide greater recognition for childminding and to support childminders in their work of providing high quality early learning and care and school age childcare, thus supporting child development and learning outcomes and helping families.

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