The Childcare Offer For Wales (30 hours Childcare)

The Childcare Offer for Wales (30 hours Childcare) is currently suspended for new applications from 1st April 2020.

Following the written statement from Julie Morgan AM, Deputy Minister for Health & Social Services it has been agreed that Welsh Government will suspend the current Childcare Offer for Wales for three months from 1st April 2020. This is to enable them to focus their resources on supporting the childcare needs of critical workers and vulnerable children during the Coronavirus pandemic.

In summary:

  • The Childcare Offer for Wales will be closed to all new applications with immediate effect
  • Children already accessing the offer prior 18th March will continue to do so for the summer term
  • This is a temporary measure for three months and will be reviewed

Parents who are accessing the offer and who may have queries about their application / need to notify a change in circumstances can contact The Childcare Offer Team in Blaenau Gwent on 01495 355 672 or by Email

Last Modified: 10/04/2020
For more information contact:

Family Information Service

Tel: 0800 0196330


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