Childcare and early years

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

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

Parents - get your 30 hours childcare code in good time for the spring term starting January 2020: apply before the Christmas holidays start. Don’t forgot to reconfirm for 30 Hours and Tax-Free Childcare when asked to.

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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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