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Services for Young Children

Services for Young Children

Services for Young Children (SfYC) are here to support parents, carers, families; and everyone working in childcare and early years education. Our aim is to ensure that Hampshire's young children have access to everything they need for the best start in life.

NEW! Early Years Pupil Premium

From April 2015 there is additional funding available to early years education providers to support the development, learning and care of eligible 3 and 4 year olds who attend their setting. See information for parents/ guardians or information for providers.

Is your two year old now eligible for free early years education?

2 Year Old early years education is available countywide for eligible families - for more information and to apply using the Early Years Checker see parents/ carers.

Hampshire Special Educational Needs And Disabilities Local Offer Website Now Live!

Families can now find information about special educational needs and disabilities services and support from the new Hampshire Local Offer website. Further details.

Mum and 2 sonsYou're a parent

Search for childcare in your area. Free early years education for some 2, and all 3 & 4 year olds.

childcare practitionerYou're a childcare provider or a school

Find information on EYE (2 Year Old & 'Stretched' Offers and EYPP), EYFS, training and business support

Childcare practitionerYou would like to work in childcare

Types of childcare jobs and the skills needed


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