Find out what free early education and childcare is available in your area.

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What you need to know

  • Available in England only

All 3 and 4-year-olds in England are entitled to 570 hours of free early education or childcare a year. This is often taken as 15 hours each week for 38 weeks of the year.

Some 2-year-olds are also eligible.

You can also search for help with childcare in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.