Do you need help finding childcare in your area?
Try these options:
Family Services Directory You will be able to find details of childcare available in your area, by searching this web site. You can also search for other services in Suffolk.
The Suffolk Families Information Service can provide you with a childcare search within your local area based on your home or work postcode and post or email this directly to you.
For further information, advice and guidance on choosing suitable childcare for your child we have included the following information below:
1. Frequently asked questions about childcare(PDF, 28Kb)
2. Types of childcare (PDF, 29Kb)
3. Ofsted Registered Childcare(PDF, 24Kb)
4. What should I ask?(PDF, 26Kb)
5. Choosing Childcare (PDF, 20Kb)
Other useful websites which parents might find helpful:
Suffolk County Council MyLife - Here you can get information to advice on welfare benefits, tax credits, housing or debt.
OpenFamilyServices Directory- This web site has a wide range of family-related services and information.
GOV.UK - This web site contains everything parents are looking for relating to childcare, pregnancy, work and benefit entitlements. Whatever it is you are looking for, you will likely find it on this main Government web site.
Family Lives - Family Lives is a national charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life
The benefits of using a registered Childminder:
In this section
Information on how to get further help in finding childcare
Finding childcare and activities during the school holidays
Free impartial advice about childcare