Early Years Hive – Is your service parent ready?


Almost all early years service providers have now received an invitation to the Early Years Hive to complete a series of readiness steps.


All steps must be completed on the new Early Years Hive so that services will be Parent Ready on November 20thwhen the National Childcare Scheme is launched.


To ensure you are parent ready on 20thNovember the PAU for your organisation must complete the following steps:

1.       Click on the invitation link sent to the PAUs email address

2.       Complete the readiness tasks  by submitting the following:- 

-          Bank account details;

-          Tusla registration;

-           Service calendar;

-          Fees list;

-          NCS Programme Application.

Once all of the above steps have been completed you will be ready to register CHICKS from parents wishing to avail of the National Childcare Scheme from 20thNovember.


The Early Years Hive will be available for new service providers to on-board from Tuesday 12th, November.


Contact Early Years Provider Centre on 01 5117222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    for any queries.