Parenting, childcare and children's services

Financial support, finding and providing childcare, pregnancy and birth, adoption and fostering, looked-after children, safeguarding.

Services

  • Sign in to your childcare account

    If you're a parent registered for Tax-Free Childcare or 30 hours childcare, sign in to pay into your account, reconfirm your eligibility, update your details

  • Claim Child Benefit

    Child Benefit - child benefit rates, eligibility, how to claim, child benefit claim form CH2

  • Help paying for childcare

    Help with the cost of paying for approved childcare - Tax-Free Childcare, 15 and 30 hours childcare, childcare vouchers, tax credits, Learner Support.

  • Working Tax Credit

    Working Tax Credit - how much money you get, hours you need to work, eligibility, claim, tax credits when you stop work or go on leave

  • Tax credits calculator

    Estimate how much tax credit (including Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit) you could get every 4 weeks during this tax year, 6 April 2021 to 5 April 2022.

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