Help with costs
The Family Information Service (FIS) can give you advice on all the funding schemes available to help with the cost of childcare whether you are working, volunteering or training. This includes:
Jobcentre Plus (JCP) work very closely with Ealing Early Years Childcare and Play to support parents returning to work, accessing training for work and volunteering opportunities. Find out how JCP can help you and what benefits you are entitled to.
Daycare Trust have a dedicated website to advise parents called www.payingforchildcare.org.uk
The Finacial Services Authority has produced an online Tax Credit Calculator to tell you in seconds how much Tax Credits you'd be entitled to.
The Government website to help you understand all benefits and funding schemes is www.directgov.org.uk You will find a dedicated 'Parents' section on the site.