Funding from third birthday

New funding for three year olds

Good news! We are now providing childcare funding for East Dunbartonshire residents from the day after a child’s third birthday.
 
If your child’s third birthday falls between 1 March 2020 – 26 June 2020, your child will be eligible for 600 hours funding (pro - rata) the day after their birthday* in non-local authority centres providing funded childcare and in the following East Dunbartonshire childcare centres**:
 
Early Learning and Childcare Centre
Baljaffray ELC Holy Family ELC
Colquhoun Park ELC Killermont
Castlehill ELC Lenzie Meadow ELC
Clober ELC Meadowburn ELC
Cleddens Meadowburn Gaelic ELC
Craighead ELC Milngavie ELC
Gartconner ELC Torrance ELC

If your child’s third birthday falls between 1 March 2020 – 30 July 2020, your child will be eligible for 1140 hours funding (pro - rata) the day after their birthday* in the following centres**:

 
Applications are open from Monday 3 June with a closing date of 30 August 2019.
 
If your child's 3rd birthday falls between 1st March 2019 to 28th Feb 2020, you will already have submitted your application.

To apply complete our 3/4 application form from the form section of this page.

Parents applying to East Dunbartonshire Early Learning & Childcare Centres will be notified of allocated places by 30 September 2019.
 
* Start dates will be subject to holidays and settling in periods
** Places will be subject to availability. If your chosen centre has no availability, we will offer a place in a
centre where places are available.