Childcare information and support for parents and providers

Parents looking for childcare and information about funded early education for 2, 3 and 4 year olds, or childcare providers looking for support and advice.

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Guidance for parents and carers

Get advice about finding and choosing childcare and how to access the funded early education entitlement for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.

Early years and childcare strategy

Read our early years and childcare strategy for families, children and young people.

Guidance for childcare providers

Resources and information to support new and existing childcare providers based in Suffolk.

The Parent Hub

A single place for Suffolk parents or carers to find parenting advice and support to help their child's development.

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

The Childcare Act 2006 gives local authorities an important role in shaping the childcare market in their area.

Working in the early years sector

There is currently a great demand for people to work in the early years, caring and educating children aged 0-5.