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Welcome to Offaly County Childcare Committee

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Offaly County Childcare Committee is located at St Joseph's Community Centre in Kilcormac, Co Offaly.

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Reminder: Savers Management Window closes on Monday 13th January, 2020

Reminder: Savers Management Window closes on Monday 13th January, 2020 PobalLogo

Dear Service Provider,

This is a reminder that the Savers Management Window for CCSP registrations will close on Monday 13th January, 2020.

Please ensure that you have submitted any amendments to registrations before this date. After this date, any changes to existing CCSP registrations can only be made in the next Savers Management Window, which is scheduled for 14th February.

For more information, please refer to the NCS Savers 2019 FAQs which are available on the PIP Portal under ‘Resources’

Early Years Team

Closing dates for Christmas

We would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year

Our office will be closed from Friday 20th December 2019 and will reopen on Monday 6th January 2020.

Merry Christmas Poster 2019

Additional Funding 2018/19 - PSP/TSP

Additional Funding 2018/19 - PSP/TSPPobalLogo

Dear Service Provider,

In recognition of the additional administration that providers were tasked with in 2019, particularly around Tusla re-registration and the transition to the National Childcare Scheme, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs has decided, as a once off measure, to provide additional funding to the 2018-19 Programme Support and Transition Support Payments.

The payment will be additional to the original Programme Support and Transition Payments already made in 2018-19 so there is no need for services that previously applied to reapply. In addition, services that did not apply for the previous Programme Support Payments can now apply for the additional funding. Those services will be contacted by Pobal in the New Year.

The additional funding to services will be processed this week and should be in providers’ bank accounts early next week.

Early Years Team

Update to Compliance Guide for Service Providers

Update to Compliance Guide for Service Providers PobalLogo

Dear Service Provider,

The Compliance Guide for Service Providers, which was originally uploaded onto the PIP portal on 12th November 2019, has been amended. The amended version can be found under Compliance in the Resources section.

Minor amendments were made, which include the addition of page numbers and some slight rewording of text on page 11.

Please note these amendments are not the result of any changes to contract conditions or rules.

Early Years Team

Early Years Provider Centre and Parent Support Centre Christmas Opening Hours

Early Years Provider Centre and Parent Support Centre Christmas Opening Hours PobalLogo

Dear Service Provider,
There will be reduced opening hours in the Early Years Provider Centre over the Christmas and New Year’s period. The Parent Support Centre opening times for this period can also be found below, please share this information with any parents/guardians who you believe may be interested.

Early Years Provider Centre - 01 511 7222

Monday​ 23rd December ​8am - 6pm
​Tuesday ​24th December ​8am - 4pm
​Wednesday ​25th December ​Closed
​Thursday ​26th December ​Closed
​Friday ​27th December ​10am - 3:30pm
​Monday ​30th December ​10am - 3:30pm
​Tuesday ​31st December ​10am - 3:30pm
Wednesday​ ​1st January ​Closed
​Thursday ​2nd January 8am - 6pm​

 

Parent Support Centre- 01 906 8530
​Monday 23rd December​ 8am - 6pm​
​Tuesday ​​24th December ​8am - 6pm​
Wednesda​y​ ​25th December ​Closed
​Thursday ​26th December ​Closed
​Friday ​27th December ​8am - 6pm​
​Saturday ​28th December ​Closed
​Monday ​30th December ​8am - 6pm​
Tuesday​ ​31st December ​8am - 6pm​
Wednesday​ ​​1st January ​Closed
​​Thursday ​​2nd January ​8am - 6pm​

Supporting Quality Childcare in Offaly

Offaly County Childcare Committee support the development of quality, affordable, inclusive, accessible childcare and family friendly services for all children in every part of the county.

Offaly County Childcare Committee has been meeting since May 2001 and is made up of representatives from the statutory sector, social partners, community groups, voluntary groups, the Community and Voluntary Forum, National Voluntary Children's Organisations, providers of childcare, and parents - all of whom have a vested interest in childcare provision in the county.

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