9 out of 10 Parents can get help with childcare costs

Affordable Childcare for All.
All Forms Accepted.
Most  families can get help with costs.

Many providers limit when you can use your FREE hours but we don't.
We have a totally flexible arrangement (subject to space), even a banking system for school holidays.

Here at Little Saplings we accept all forms of funding help.
There are very few people who cant set some help.
We have details of themany types below.
If you live in Sandwell the Family Information Service will help 0121 560 4914
If you live in Walsall the Family Information Service will help 01922 653383
If you live in Birmingham the Family Information Service will help 0121 303 1888
Or online

https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/

Some forms of funding are dependant on what you are claiming off the state.
There are 2 websites where you can check what you can claim off the state.
Both are run by charities and you no information is retained.

https://benefits-calculator.turn2us.org.uk/AboutYou        https://www.entitledto.co.uk

Free 15 and 30 hour funding, only applies during school term time:
Here at Little Saplings Unused hours can be banked and used during school holidays.
Banked hours must be used before the start of a new term or they will be lost.
 

        Autumn Term 2018

  • Term starts: Monday 10th September 2018 (for Funding).
  • Half term holiday: Monday 29th October to Friday 2nd November 2018.
  • Term ends: Wednesday 20 December 2018.
  • Christmas holiday: Thursday 24th December 2018 to Monday 4th January 2019.
    Funding cut off is the 31st December for Spring Term.

    Spring Term 2019
    • Term starts: Monday 7th January 2019
    • Half term holiday: Monday 18th February to Friday 22nd February 2019
    • Term ends: Friday 12th April 2019
    • Easter holiday: Monday 15th April to Friday 26th April 2019
      Finding cut off is 31st March for Summer Term


    Summer Term 2019
  • Term starts: Monday 29th April 2019
  • Bank holiday: Monday 6th May 2019
  • Half term holiday: Monday 27 May to Friday 31 May 2019
  • Term ends: Monday 22 July 2019
  • Summer holiday: From Tuesday 23 July 2019

All 3 and 4 year old are entitled to Free 15 hours childcare per week during school terms.
Starting the first term after their 3rd Birthday.
They must be regisitered with us by the start of the second week of school term they start.
We deal with all the applications.
For more details click on the button below.

Some 2 year old can get 15 hours childcare Free per week in school terms,
if the parent or parents are claiming support benefits, such as Tax Credits or Universal Credit.
Funding starts the school term following their 2nd birthday.
For more details click on the button below.

Working parent or parents with 3/4 year olds, may get an extra 15 hours Free per week
(total 30 hours) during school terms. Starts the first term after their 3rd birthday.
Income limits apply of £100k per parent.
For more details click on the button below.

Working Parent or Parents can apply for Tax Free Childcare.
The Government pays 20%.
Your child must be 11 or under and usually live with you. They stop being eligible on 1 September after their 11th birthday. or under 17 years if disabled.
Does not effect tax credits and can be used to pay for additional hours above the 15 and 30 hour entitlement
For more details click the button below.

If a parent or parents receive Working or Child Tax Credits they can apply for up to a 70%
contribution towards Child Care costs.
For more details click the Button below:

If a parent or parents receive Universal Credit they can get up to an 85%
contribution towardsChild Care Costs or free childcare for 2 year olds.
For more details click the Button below.

Employer Childcare Vouchers (Tax and N.I. free). You can get up to £55 a week to help with childcare costs.
If you employer offers a scheme.
For more details click on the Button below.

In School, 6th form or full time Education.
Several schemes under Care to Learn (under 20 Years old).
Discretionary Learner Support (20 years and over).
Childcare Grants (any age in Higher full time education, plus if child is under 15 or 17 if special needs).
There are 3 forms of funding available.
For more details click the Button below.

At Little saplings we are happy to help people claim.
But expert advice is available from your local Family Information Service.
Contact detail are at the top of the page.

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