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
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 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
The Money Advice Service
Comprehensive, unbiased FREE advice to help manage your money.
Parent’s Guide to Money
Comprehensive section for parents including entitlements, baby costs calculator and help with budget planning