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Welcome to Offaly County Childcare Committee

Our site is packed with information so whether you're a parent, working with children, interested in a childcare career or just browsing, this is the place for you!

Offaly County Childcare Committee is located at St Joseph's Community Centre in Kilcormac, Co Offaly.

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PPSN Checker on PIP unavailable this Saturday

Dear Service Provider,PobalLogo

The PPSN Checker on PIP will be unavailable on Saturday, 6th of March, from 6pm – 10pm.

During this time, the PPSN details of parents and children cannot be validated with the result that CCSP/U/RT registrations or AIM applications cannot be submitted through PIP.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Kind regards,

Early Years Team

Launch of COVID-19 Impact support -opens Monday 1st March

Launch of COVID-19 Impact support -opens Monday 1st Marchlaunch of covid impact support

Dear Provider,

We are writing to you this afternoon to provide you with the link announcing the launch of the COVID-19 Impact support, a strand of sustainability funding for which applications will be open on Monday 1st March.

Information about eligibility criteria and how to apply are contained within.

Kind regards

Fire Safety Capital Grant 2021 - Application Extension

Dear Service Provider,

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth have extended the closing date for the Capital 2021 Fire Safety Grant.

The new Closing Date is Tuesday 2nd March at 6pm.

capital grant application 2021


Please note the following information for applicants:

•             You do not need a Fire Cert before you can get a Fire Safety Assessment; this grant is designed to support services to get a Fire Cert.

•             Please ensure your Fire Safety Assessment is dated from 1 June 2019. Pobal will check the date to confirm the Fire Safety Assessment falls with in the allowed time frames.

Should you have any queries in relation to the information outlined above please contact the Early Years Provider Centre by raising a Request on Hive and selecting the following category:

•             ELC Capital Grant query

Many thanks,

Early Years Team

Version 3 of Provider FAQs covering the period up to 7 March

Version 3 of Provider FAQs covering the period up to 7 March FAQ Version 3

Dear Service Provider,

Please see  Version 3 of the FAQs on the current arrangements for provision of ELC and SAC for the period 1 February – 7 March.
This version replaces the FAQs that issued on 27 January and new information is highlighted in grey in the text to distinguish it from previous versions.

The FAQs that issued of Wednesday on the gradual reopening of ELC and SAC services covers the period of 8 March – 28 March and should not be confused.

Thank you,
Early Years Team

Service Provider FAQ - 1st Feb - 7th March (Version 3)

Supporting Quality Childcare in Offaly

Offaly County Childcare Committee support the development of quality, affordable, inclusive, accessible childcare and family friendly services for all children in every part of the county.

Offaly County Childcare Committee has been meeting since May 2001 and is made up of representatives from the statutory sector, social partners, community groups, voluntary groups, the Community and Voluntary Forum, National Voluntary Children's Organisations, providers of childcare, and parents - all of whom have a vested interest in childcare provision in the county.

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