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COVID-19 Childcare Assistance Scheme (C-CAS) Flintshire

Published: 16/04/2020

The Welsh Government has announced that the Childcare Offer for Wales, which provides eligible families with up to 30 hours of government-funded early education and childcare for 3 and 4 year olds, will be closed to new entrants for the Summer Term. This is so that the funding can be used to support key workers with their childcare costs and support vulnerable children during the current national emergency.  

The Covid-19 Childcare Assistance Scheme (C-CAS) Flintshire system is now available for applications from key workers on, under Schools.

Parents are eligible for the funded childcare places if they are a lone parent and a critical worker, both parents are critical workers or where one parent in the household is a critical worker and there is a genuine reason why the other parent cannot care for the child in the safety of their home.  If parents require help with selecting a provider they should contact the Family Information Service (

Further information is available on our website here.