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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  • Learner Fund 4 August 2016 Update


    Following a review of Learner Fund 4,DCYA have amended the criteria to take account of feedback it has received in respect to the on-going training needs of the early year’s sector and the continuing qualification recognition process. 

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  • Staff Wanted

    We're Hiring 

    Due to the expansion of our facility with another ECCE Room.

    Childcare Assistants and Childcare Supervisors

    All Candidates Must have minimum qualification of FETAC Childcare Level 6. Additional requirements:


    Garda clearance, First Aid, Child Protection Training. Applicants must have a great knowledge of Aistear and Siolta.


    Please send CV and any enquires to ballynacargychildcare@gmail.com


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  • Need assistance with your Childcare costs?

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  • WCCC Summer Office Closure - REMINDER
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