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CHILDMINDING IRELAND

National Childminding Body

Childminders offer children quality childcare in a home-from-home setting.
Our childminders are Garda vetted (or in the process of vetting) and fully insured for childminding. Our members must hold valid Paediatric First Aid & Child Safeguarding Certs by July 2019.
Childminding Ireland is part funded by Department of Children & Youth Affairs and a registered charity.

VISION.

An Ireland in which childminding flourishes resulting in profound benefits for children, families and communities. A childcare environment in which childminders have parity of esteem, access to supports, training and equitable inclusion in policy and in practice.

MISSION.

At Childminding Ireland, we offer support to childminders so that they can provide best quality childcare in a home-from-home setting for the benefit of children, their families and their communities.

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 training dates for childminders.

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 Membership for €55 and access to discounted Childminding Insurance

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.