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Childcare Schemes

Charleville Community Childcare CLG. provides affordable childcare under the following schemes and programmes: 


NCS National Childcare Scheme

ECCE Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme


Closed to new applicants:

CCSP Community Childcare Subvention Plus

TEC Training and Employment Childcare Scheme  





NCS National Childcare Scheme

 For more information about NCS, please go to


ECCE Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme

Free places (subject to availability) are available in our Montessori rooms operating the ECCE Scheme for children of pre-school age. Children must be 2 years 8 months by the 31st of August 2020 to start on the ECCE scheme in the 2020/21 school year. The ECCE scheme operates for 3 hours per day, 5 days per week for 38 weeks per year. 


CCSP Community Childcare Subvention Plus (Closed to new applicants)

Under CCSP, parents in receipt of a social welfare payment and/or medical card or GP visit card could avail of subsidised childcare. 

CCSP childcare places are as follows:

 - Full day care is for more than 5 hours per day
 - Part-time care is for between 3 hours 31 minutes and 5 hours
 - Sessional care is for between 2 hours 16 minutes and 3 hours 30 minutes
 - Half-session care is for between 1 hour and 2 hours 15 minutes


TEC Training and Employment Childcare Scheme (Closed to new applicants)

  • CETS Childcare Education and Training Support Programme (Closed to new applicants)

CETS provided subsidised childcare for parents enrolled in and attending an approved ETB Course provided by the Education and Training Board (ETB). CETS provided full-time or part-time places.

  • CEC Community Employment Childcare Programme (Closed to new applicants)

CEC provided subsidised childcare for Community Employment (CE) participants who needed childcare so they could take up a place on a CE scheme. 

  • ASCC After-School Child Care Programme (Closed to new applicants)

ASCC supported unemployed people to return to work. The scheme provided subsidised after-school childcare to people with children of primary school age who were in receipt of a social welfare payment and/or a medical card or GP visit card.

063 81498 

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