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Further information about help with Childcare Costs

For more information about ‘Help with Childcare Costs’ look on the following sites:

Inland Revenue Tax Credit helpline

The Inland Revenue site which explains tax credits and has a calculator to help you work out your entitlement.

Telephone:           0845 300 3900

Web:                HMRC – Tax Credits Calculator


An Introduction WTC 1 

WTC5 Help with costs of childcare 

WTC 2 A Guide


Daycare Trust

Daycare Trust is the national childcare charity, campaigning for quality affordable childcare for all children 0 – 14. Website contains many useful fact sheets for parents.

Telephone:              020 7840 3350

Web:                         Daycare Trust


Working Families

Working Families helps parents find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work.


Working Families Benefits and Finance Fact sheets for Parents (link unavailable)

Telephone:              0800 013 0313


Web:                         Working Families  

Gingerbread Single Parent Helpline

Expert advice and practical support for single parents on issues including: maintenance, tax credits, benefits, work, education, legal rights, childcare and holidays.

Telephone:              0808 802 095

Web:                         Gingerbread  


The Money Advice Service

Comprehensive, unbiased FREE advice to help manage your money.

Money Advice Service


Parent’s Guide to Money

Comprehensive section for parents including entitlements, baby costs calculator and help with budget planning

Parent’s Guide to Money