Welcome to Westmeath County Childcare Committee

Westmeath County Childcare Committee is committed to creating an environment that values all children, by facilitating the development of an infrastructure of high quality early childhood care and educational services that support the holistic development of children in the context of family and community throughout Westmeath.

We provide extensive supports to Childcare Service providers who wish to avail of the government funding under the National Childhood Investment Programme, Community Childcare Subvention Scheme, Childcare Education & Training Support Scheme and the Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme. We also administer the Parent and Toddler grants and the Childminding Development Grants for County Westmeath. Coupled with this we provide development support to childcare services through information, training and networking events.
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  • QQI Level 6 Programme commencing January 2017

    QQI Level 6 programmes commencing in January 2017. 

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  • Bright Star Academy 2016
    Bright Star Academy
    Position – 2 x Full Time Permanent Contract Positions
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  • Bright Star Academy - November 2016

    Bright Star Academy/ Position – 4 x Part Time Positions

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  • PIP Notification 28th November 2016

    Community Childcare Subvention (CCS) Programme.  CCS 2016/2017 Band Approval

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