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

Visit the website …

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 €75

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.

Public Consultation on Draft Childminding Regulations

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) has launched a public consultation on draft childminding regulations. To […]

Annual Survey

Childminding Ireland’s annual surveys are officially underway, and we need to hear your voice!  We encourage each and every one […]

Autism Webinar Raises €420

Recently Childminding Ireland ran an Understanding Autism webinar which was very informative, thanks to Denis Sexton of the Irish Society […]

Benefits of Art for Children

By Bernie Byrne “Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” – Albert Einstein “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose […]

Developmental Milestones for a Child

Each child is unique and will develop at their own pace, however research has shown developmental milestones that children typically […]

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 […]