How to access funding to support your child’s place at Castle Lane Day Nursery in Market Harborough

Depending on the age of your child and your own personal circumstances, there may well be funding out there to help support your child’s place at Castle Lane Day Nursery in Market Harborough.

Government funding for two year olds

Provided you meet the eligibility criteria, government funding is available for your two year old, so they can access free early education and childcare.

Eligibility criteria for free education and childcare for 2-year-olds

In order to access this funding, you must live in England and receive one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Universal Credit – if you and your partner have a combined income from work of £15,400 or less a year, after tax
  • tax credits and you have an income of £16,190 or less a year, before tax
    the guaranteed element of State
  • Pension Credit
  • support through part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act
  • the Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

Your child can also get free early education and childcare if any of the following apply:

  • they’re looked after by a local council
  • they have a current statement of special education needs (SEN) or an education, health and care (EHC) plan
  • they get Disability Living Allowance
  • they’ve left care under a special guardianship order, child arrangements order or adoption order