Children's Services

Early Education and Childcare

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  • Cfit leaflet

    Childcare and Family Information Team

    The Childcare and Family Information Team (Cfit) is a free, impartial service run by Hampshire County Council to provide information to all parents and carers on early education, childcare and related services for children and young people. For newsletters view Childcare and Family Information Team web page.

    Download a copy of the Cfit leaflet Looking for childcare? Help is at hand Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 2mb

    (This edition published 2010)


  • Childcare choices leaflet front cover

    Childcare choices - what's of offer?

    A parents and carers guide to early education and childcare.

    Download a copy of Childcare choices - what's on offer? Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 722kb

    (This edition published 2011)


  • Home from home - childminder leaflet front cover thumbnail

    Home from Home - What can a childminder offer your family?

    A guide for parents and carers on what a childminder can offer.

    Download a copy of Home from Home Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 653kb

    (This edition published 2011)


  • Cfit newsletter thumbnail

    Childcare and Family Information Team newsletter

    Update from the Childcare and Family Information team. Includes information on support for families.

    Find the latest edition on the Services for Young Children website


  • Area Inclusion Co-ordinator Service leaflet cover thumbnail

    Special Educational Needs

    Area inclusion Co-ordinator Service

    Supporting children with special educational needs within childcare settings.

    Download the Parent's guide Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 192kb

    (This edition published 2010)


  • Portage leaflet front cover


    Hampshire Portage Service supports families of pre-school children with significant developmental delay or behaviour difficulties.

    Download a copy of Hampshire Portage Service

    (This edition published 2011)


  • Front cover of Early Support leaflet

    Early Support

    The Early Support programme is a national government initiative providing co-ordinated and timely intervention for disabled children up to the age of five years and their families.

    Download a copy of Early Support Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 3mb

    (This edition published 2010)


  • Working Tax Credits

    Tax credits

    Factsheet on Tax Credits for Parents and Childcare Providers.

    Download a copy of Working Tax Credits: the childcare element Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 97kb


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