Seeking CMs to participate in rep/consultation groups

UPDATE 01.07.21

We want to hear from Childminders!

As part of the National Action Plan for Childminding (NAPC), the DCEDIY are seeking childminders to participate on the following Representation and Consultation groups:
– Steering group
– 4 different Advisory groups
– Focus groups
If you are interested in participating, please go to and complete the form

15.04.21 Launch of the Childminding Action Plan

The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, T.D., has today launched the National Action Plan for Childminding. The National Action Plan aims to improve access to high quality and affordable early learning and care and school-age childcare through childminding, and sets out a phased approach to bringing childminders within the scope of State-funded supports and regulation over the period 2021-2028.