Types of Childcare

 

Sessional 
 

A sessional pre-school service offers a planned programme to pre-school children for a total of not more than 3.5 hours per session.  Services may offer a morning and/or an afternoon session.

 

Part-Time 
 

A part-time pre-school service offers a structured day care service for pre-school children for a total of more than 3.5 hours and less than 5 hours per day.

 

Full Time 
 

A full-day pre-school service offers a planned programme of activities for pre-school children for more than 5hrs per day. A full-day service may include sessional and part-time services and School-Age Childcare Services for children attending national school.

 

After School Services

 

After School Services offer a centre-based Services for school going children, from both the primary and secondary sector, which operate during one or more of the following periods: before school - after school - during the school holidays.

The main purpose of the service is to look after the children in the absence of their parents/guardians.

 

Childminders 
 

Childminders provide care for children in the Childminders own home. A Childminding service may include sessional and part-time services and School-Age Childcare services for children attending national school.

 

For more information on Childminding please clink on the link below:

Childminding Information 

Dublin City Childcare Committee
Ocean House
Arran Quay
Dublin 7

 

Tel. 01 8733696
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Mob.:  085 8715097
Fax:    01 873 4488

CRO No.: 358269

 

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