There is a wide range of services across the county including:
- activities for under 5s and parent support groups in and around children's centres
- free early years education for 2, 3 or 4 year old children - find out how to get a place
- different types of childcare that might suit your family - see hints and tips on what to look for and how to make your choice
To find services near you, search our family information directory .
If you need more help you can contact our Families Information Service email email@example.com or tel: 01629 535793.
Childminders and childcare providers
If you are a childminder or childcare provider, or interested in becoming one, there is more information about the support we can offer in our childcare business and support section.
If you're a parent or carer, you can use our search to find childcare and free early years places.
Find out about free Bookstart packs in library services for babies and toddlers.