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CHILDMINDING IRELAND.

Our Childminders offer home based care minding children in the Childminders home.

All our Childminders have insurance, are Garda Vetted or in the vetting process and the majority have undertaken a related childcare training course.
Childminding Ireland is a membership organisation and a Registered Charity.

VISION.

We are the National Representative body for Childminders. The voice of Childminding within the childcare sector, acting as a conduit to inform Childminding policy.

MISSION.

We support Childminders to provide quality home based childcare. We apply international best practices, to inform the provision of quality professional home based childcare.

Association.

Childminding Ireland is part funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

TRAINING.

Childminding Ireland offers access to training courses ensuring Childminders deliver excellence in childcare settings. Check out upcoming dates for Childminders Paediatric First Aid.

INFORMATION.

Childminding Ireland offers members access to best practice advice and information from our in house experts. Receive support from other Childminders on our private discussion forum.

SIGN-UP FOR MEMBERSHIP

Sign up today and get Childminding Ireland Membership & tailored Childminding insurance from €220*

We provide advice and support as well as information on Childminding rates and sector updates including developments on the Affordable Childcare Scheme.

NEED TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP?

Simply Download a renewal form and send it by email or post!

With our easy payment option, you can pay by Debit/Credit, Cheques or Postal Order.

PLAY

Childminders know how important play is.
A child grows, discovers and develops through play. A child's work is play.

What They Say

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Marie Paradise

Childminder
"I was looking for guidance, insurance and networking and I found all that in the one package. The person on the phone was great, I registered quickly, got all the information I needed and the Team are always available to help out if needed.  Having been a childminder for over 10 years and still currently part-time, I secured a few enquiries through the CM network but i'm also in touch with fellow childminders. I am not an Irish National and still need help with the relevant laws, contracts & other important details - but also need encouragement and feeling less alone sometimes."
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Fiona Horan

Parent
“I find the service from yourself very prompt and helpful.”
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Ruth Rafferty

Parent
“I would not hesitate in recommending this site whatsoever, and wish everyone the best of luck in their search.”
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Maya Sliskovic

Parent
“From my experience of childminding Ireland, i found them very quick to respond. I am very grateful because they provided me with the best advice and assistance.”
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Elizabeth Johnson

Childminder
“I heard about Childminding Ireland and I became a member of it as well. I have never regretted any of those decisions. I downloaded my Policies and Procedures from the website along with the other forms needed for parents. They provide free advertisement on their website and I have had many of enquiries as a result. I love what I do and get great support from Childminding Ireland.”
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Roberta Girinelli

Childminder
“I recently joined Childminding Ireland and I'm delighted with the support they provide. It is a brilliant service for everyone interested in childcare.”

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