If you are thinking of setting up a childcare service please contact WxCCC on 053-9237156 so we can provide advice and support to you. Alternatively, the steps involved in starting your own early years’ service, along with information on the Universal Design Guidelines for Early Learning and Care Settings are outlined here.

Download a Guide to Setting Up a Childcare Service developed by Wicklow County Childcare Committee.

Please see information regarding Fit for Purpose in the following guide available on the Tusla website.

The Early Years Inspectorate has developed a Quality and Regulatory Framework (QRF), to support registered Early Years Services to comply with the 2016 Regulations.