Guidance for Professionals – 2 year old funding
The documents below are to support professional colleagues such as Social Workers, Health Visitors, Family Support Practitioners and Children’s Centres staff in applying for funding for:
- 2 year old children to access Early Education.
- 3 & 4 year old universal offer for Early Education
- 3 & 4 year olds placed with foster carer who is working outside of fostering, may be eligible for 30 hours Early Education
Information on Early Years Funding for Social Care Teams – added 19/10/2021
How to check eligibility for 2 year funding – updated 08/2021
Professional Referrers Guidance Notes for 2 year old funding – added 19/10/201
Social Worker Information – 30 hours childcare for Foster Carers – added 11/2020
Please email: BrokerageInbox@suffolk.gov.uk if you need support or advice around 2 year old funding whilst the above is being updated.
Childcare Support Fund (CSF)
Childcare Support Fund is a scheme to provide short-term funded childcare for vulnerable children aged 0-5
Childcare Support Fund Application Form – updated 04/08/2021
Childcare Support Fund Guidance Notes for Professional Referrers – updated 04/08/2021
Childcare Support Funding for children with SEND
Childcare Support Funding for children with significant additional needs (SEND)