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Quick question about childcare grant

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29/06/2016 14:53 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Hey Hun
It is for current childminders and future ones but you have to be registered etc to apply for it!
Different counties have different deadlines too. I´d be happy to phone you and talk you through the process x



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29/06/2016 14:57 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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My deadline was two weeks ago and I remember the form had a potential to mind side. The only thing is insurance. The grant application needs in date insurance. Ring your county childcare committe and see what they advise, maybe there´s a way you don´t need insurance as youv no children. Have you notified to your county childcare committe already as this lengthy process depending on how quick or slow they visit you?



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29/06/2016 13:17 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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I´m not minding any kids at the moment but am planning on taking on one full time and one part time in the next few months. I know you can apply for the grant when you are minding children and when you are proposing to mind children (which is what I am), but I was wondering if you are more likely to get the grant if you are already minding kids? The deadline is in 2 weeks so I need to decide whether to apply now or wait until next year, when I will be actively minding. Any advice appreciated Thanks :)



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30/06/2016 08:43 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Thanks for your reply :) I have voluntary notified and had a home visit from my local childcare committee. It was actually with my letter confirming I am now registered that I got the grant form. My home insurance covers minding up to 2 kids at the moment so I am ok for that. I think I´ll just go ahead anyway, surely it will do no harm. Will the childcare committee schedule another home inspection I wonder? It´s only 2 weeks since the girl called, she actually told me about the grant and gave me some pointers on things I could apply for.



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30/06/2016 10:27 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Well done, apply away, you can apply for €500 or full €1000..I´d go for full €1000 if I were you. You´d never know when the grant could be stopped or suspended. It´s was only reopened two years ago after none for few years. It´s really a great help as parents paying for a professional service want see all boxes are being ticked. Get all the important bits like fire equipment , first aid box, radiators in room kids use sorted, socket covers etc, good carseats etc.




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