The Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY), formerly known as The National Childminding Association (NCMA) provides access to home-based childcare, play, learning and family support. The charity also gives information and advice on choosing a childminder, questions to ask and a finder service.
Services available cover:
Choosing a childminder
Information and advice on choosing a childminder, including the benefits, questions to ask and a finder service, can be found here.
Alternatively, to search for local childcare, including nannies, au pairs, babysitters, childminders and midwives, click here.
Working with your Childcarer
A range of factsheets, videos, activities and guides to help you work in partnership with your childcarer are available at this link.
Returning to Work
Help and advice for parents who are returning to work when their child starting childcare is available at this link.
Starting early to prepare children for what to expect can help them make a positive start at school.
The PACEY Parent toolkit offers support before school, during the first days, and throughout the first
Full contact details are available at this link.
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