If your family meet the criteria for Free School Meals or you receive working tax credit and have a gross annual household earning of no more than £15,400...
You could be entitled to up to 15 hours a week of Funded early learning childcare at a nursery, childminder or playgroup
To check if you are entitled you can register with Gloucestershire County Council via the Citizen portal below, enter your details and if you are entitled you will be given a reference number and email. You will need your National Insurance Number to check eligibility.
If you are unable to access the portal or wish to find out more, contact the Family Information Service on 01452 427362
You may also be entitled to the funding if you meet one of the following criteria and these may be checked by contacting the Family Information Service:
- You child has an Education Health & Care Plan (EHCP) or a current statement of special educational needs, or a SEND My Plan +.
- Your child is in receipt of Disability Living Allowance.
- The child is in the care of the Local Authority, they have left care through special guardianship order, child arrangement order or an adoption order.