Childminder Support

Helping childminders
start and maintain their business

Find a Childminder

Helping and advising
parents find the best childminder

Standing Up for Childminding

Promoting & advocating for
childminding at a time of change

Childminders and Parents: Tell us your views and concerns on the forthcoming changes to childminding. As the National Childminding Association we want to hear from you … Read about standing up for childminding

The National Action Plan for Childminding is the Government’s pathway to regulation, support and subsidies, for childminders

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Childminding Ireland is the home of childminding. We are a not-for-profit organisation,
founded and run by childminders to provide free expert childminding advice.

We take the uncertainty out of starting your own childminding business and maintaining it.

Our members receive:

Business Starter
Pack only €55

Gives access to discounted insurance

Training, Guidance
& Advice

Supporting childminders every step of the way

Parents, let’s help you find the right childminder for your children and schedule.
All our childminders are Garda Vetted, Insured & Training Certified.

Current Covid-19 Guidance and Information – 15 August 2023

Information provided by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) – 15 Aug 2023 Please find below links […]

Childminding Development Grant 2023

The Childminding Development Grant is now closed. These buttons share this page Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Linked In Pin It

Sector Update June 2023

Childminding Sector Update covering Childminding Development Grant, National Action Plan for Childminding, Core Funding & ESRI report…

Childminding: A Family Affair

Nathalie is a busy childminder multitasking the children she minds, her own children and three jobs!

Gardening Outside with Children

By Marion Keogh, Garden Design Things to consider are weather, getting hands/clothes dirty, safety. Gardening Gear Provide some tools to […]

Support Children to Develop Their Communication Skills

By Mary Tynan Before a child is even born, we communicate with them. We rub our tummies, talk, and even […]