Choosing childcare Find childcare in your local area using our online map. Providers can also access the provider portal. You can also access the 2022 Childcare Sufficiency Assessment Report. Early years funding for 2 year olds Your two-year-old child may be eligible for 15 hours of free childcare, depending on income and the receipt of certain benefits. Early years funding for 3 and 4 year olds Find out about the universal 15 hours government funding and the additional 15 hours of government funding known as Extended Entitlement funding. Information about childcare support costs Find out how to access support with your childcare costs including tax credit, tax free childcare and government funding. Grow and Learn Help get your child ready for school with chat, read, sing and play.