Services for Young Children

Business support

All registered nurseries, pre-schools and out of school clubs in Hampshire have access to the SfYC business support service.

If you would like business support, please contact your local Services for Young Children team.

Online business information

Use these links to help you run a successful, thriving childcare business:

Starting out in childcare

e-Learning package for prospective new providers:

If you experience problems in opening the e-Learning packages it may be necessary to use a different browser, e.g. Google Chrome instead of Internet Explorer.

Childcare New Business Grants Scheme

The Childcare New Business Grants Scheme has been introduced by the Government to boost the provision of childcare in England and to incentivise entrepreneurship. It will encourage and support the starting up of new childcare businesses by providing a flat rate start up grant.

For further details visit the Childcare New Business Grants Scheme website.