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.

Yule Log

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Lettuce Celebrate!

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National Action Plan for Childminding & Childminding Update

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Webinar: Supporting the Child’s Emotions

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Anxious Children

In April, Childminding Ireland was delighted to have Dr Mary O’Kane, a Lecturer in Psychology and Education, host a webinar […]

Your Childminding Day

As we all know every childminder is different, as every home is different and equally, we each have different daily […]