If you are looking for childcare there are many options to choose from and it's important you find the right solution for you and your child. Childcare options include childminders, day nurseries, pre-school playgroups, breakfast clubs, after school clubs and holiday schemes.

To search for childcare in Trafford, please see Childcare and early education on Trafford Directory. All Ofsted registered childcare is listed and you can filter your search results by area, school pick-ups, whether they offer free early education places and what facilities they have available.

Help finding childcare

If you need help finding childcare to meet your needs, our Family Information Service offer an enhanced service to help you. We can discuss your requirements in more detail, perform an advanced search to find the latest childcare places and contact childcare providers directly on your behalf. Find out more in Additional help finding childcare.

Help with childcare costs

Depending on your circumstances, there is a range of support available to help pay your childcare costs. Some support is available for all families but there is also specific support for working parents, studying parents and families with additional needs. For more information about the help you could get, please see the Childcare Choices website.

Early Education

Information is available for 2, 3 and 4 year old children who may be eligibile for early education funding.