Together for Better, the new funding model for Early Learning and Childcare, supports delivery of Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School Age Childcare (SAC) for the public good, for quality and affordability for children, parents /guardians and families.  Together for Better brings together three major programmes, ECCE programme including AIM Access and Inclusion Model, The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) and Core Funding, with a fourth programme under development – the Equal Participation Model. 

ELC/SAC providers can access these programmes through the Early Years Hive.