Childcare Brokerage Service

The Childcare Brokerage Service supports parents with finding suitable childcare for children under 5 years old or up to 25 years with a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND). This service is free however, the brokerage staff will prioritise cases according to need.

Their specialist brokerage staff can discuss your needs in detail and support by: 

  • Providing individual support, advice and guidance

  • Discussing availability of different types of childcare and suggesting alternatives

  • Discussing the benefits of different childcare settings for you and your child

  • Contacting childcare providers on your behalf to check for vacancies

  • Introducing you to childcare providers and arranging visits to their settings to discuss how they can meet your child’s needs

  • Supporting the childcare provider to access relevant training and advice to successfully include your child