Childcare and early years

Our aim is to ensure that Hampshire's young children have the best start in life

Childcare and early years

The Services for Young Children Team are available to help parents requiring support to identify childcare provision during and outside of usual business hours and/or at weekends. Email and include full contact details.

Alternatively, please complete this form with your childcare requirements so that we can help you more promptly with your request.

Services for Young Children supports parents, carers, families, and those working in childcare and early years education.



For parents and carers contact the Family Information Service

Phone 0300 555 1384


For new childcare providers contact

Services for Young Children (SfYC)

Concerns and complaints

Concerns or complaints regarding a childcare or early years education service

Latest News

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Hungry Little Minds - national campaign with ideas to support children's learning at home, or as part of everyday activities like catching the bus or doing the shopping.

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Claiming 30 hours childcare in the Autumn Term 2020:
Parents MUST make sure you have applied to HMRC no later than 31 August 2020. All parents with a code, make sure your details are up to date. You must do this every three months.

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Home Learning Guide and Useful Weblinks - Last updated 1 July 2020