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Childcare Offer for Wales

Welsh Government recognises that affordable, available, and accessible childcare enables parents to work, supporting its drive to increase economic growth, tackle poverty and reduce inequalities

 Welsh Government is committed to providing 30 hours a week of combined Foundation Phase Nursery (FPN) education and additional funded childcare for working parents of three and four year olds, for up to 48 weeks of the year.

Further information for parents and details of eligibility crieteria
More information for childcare providers and how to get involved
View the providers that have already signed up to the offer

For further informaiton about how Rhondda Cynon Taf will process personal data in relation to the Childcare Offer, please view our privacy policy.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Childcare officers are currently working remotely and are not in the office.  We are still available to answer queries via email and telephone.  We aim to answer all queries as quickly as possible, however, please be aware that there may be a delay in responding.

Contact details:

Denise Humphries: 07825 675667

Universal Childcare Development team

Sian Wood: 07393 759217

Childcare Offer team

Rhys Picton: 07385 086785
Cath Herbert: 07385 086138

Where can I find out more about the Childcare Offer?

Visit the Welsh Government web page where you can find out more about the childcare offer and answer some short questions:   

You can also contact the Welsh Government at any time with your views:


Childcare Offer Team
Welsh Government
Cathays Park - 2nd Floor North
Cardiff, CF10 3NQ

Social Media: Look for the hashtag to join in the conversation online.


Other ways of feeding in your views:

Family Information Service:  The Family Information Service (FIS) is the first point of contact for advice and information on local services for families and carers.  There is a FIS in every local authority. The FIS provide free, impartial help, support and advice on a range of family issues including childcare, help with costs of childcare, and leisure services