Quick links to apply for free early education and childcare:
Some families can get 15 hours free childcare and early education, per week for 38 weeks of the year (570 hours) for 2 year olds. If you are eligible, you can get 15 hours a week free during term time, at a nursery, children's centre, childminder or some Islington Primary Schools. For further details about eligibility go to www.islington.gov.uk/free2
All three and four year olds are eligible for 15 hours free early education - at a nursery or with some childminders - each week during term time (38 weeks), beginning the term after the child's third birthday.
Some families can get an additional 15 hours free childcare and early education (1140 hours in total). For further details about eligibility go to www.islington.gov.uk/30hours
The Childcare Choices website outlines the full range of help for parents with childcare costs.