Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Childcare funding information

There are various forms of funding available to support you and your child during their early education and through their school years.  Please click on the relevant boxes below to find out more. 

You can also check what childcare support you are entitled to via the Childcare Choices website. 

The Childcare Choices website has now been updated with information regarding upcoming changes to childcare support to allow you to find out what you may be eligible for and when to apply.

There is also an option to sign up to a newsletter which will give you further information as the expansion of childcare support is rolled out. 

Childcare Choices, Help for Households


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