Interested in Becoming a Childminder

Childminders look after children for payment or reward, in a domestic property that is not normally where the child lives. Childminders have the option to register either with Ofsted or with a childminder agency.

To find out more about becoming a childminder and running your business see the Ofsted Childminder information collection.

Eligible new childminders can apply for a start-up grant to recover the cost of registering as a childminder. Apply for a childminder start-up grant.

Cheshire East Childminder Briefing Sessions

We are running regular Childminder Briefing Sessions for anyone interested in becoming a childminder.

For further information and to book please complete our online form.

Page last reviewed: 19 January 2024

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