The absence of support for women to access affordable quality childcare remains one of the most significant barriers to women's equal participation in society. Ireland has the second highest childcare costs across the OECD and this particularly impacts on mothers on low incomes and on lone parents (http://www.nwci.ie/whatwedo/care/childcare/)
Dun Laoghaire –Rathdown County Childcare Committee
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Childcare Committee (DLR CCC) is one of 33 County Childcare Committees in Ireland funded by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. The key task of DLR CCC is to develop and implement a co-ordinated strategy for the provision of quality early childhood care and education services in the county. The Committee comprises of local representatives from the statutory, community and voluntary sectors. We strive to support childcare providers and parents in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.
Also available - list of Mother-and-Toddler Groups: www.dlrccc.ie/News/parent-a-toddler-groups.html
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Childcare Committee, 5a Woodpark Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin
Phone: 01 2368030