Early Years and Childcare Service

This section holds lots of useful information for practitioners looking for information about the Early Years and Childcare Service.

 Childcare Business Support

The Early Years and Childcare Service can signpost to current support and resources. 

Quality Improvement Team 

The Quality Improvement team offer support, guidance and challenge to Early Years providers within the Private, Voluntary and Independent (PVI) sector including Childminders.

Jobs and careers in Early Years

These pages are for people considering starting in early years and for those already working in the sector who are keen to see what career development opportunities there are.

Childcare Sufficiency Support

Find out how a range of teams and agencies work to ensure that childcare in York matches the needs of local families.

Early Years Funding/Early Years Inclusion Fund/ Early Years Pupil Premium/Early Implementer - 30 Hours Childcare

Download resources around the Funded Early Years Education Places and find out how to access support and payment.


Shared Foundation Partnerships

Find out about York's Shared Foundation Partnerships and access support materials to support the development of your partnership.

Useful websites


York Family Information Service and Information Service for Young People

01904 554444 / 01904 555400


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