Interested in Becoming a Childminder

If you are an existing Childminder or someone who is considering becoming a Childminder then Leitrim County Childcare Committee can provide support and information. 

Contact the office directly if you wish to speak to a staff member on 071 96 40870.

There have been a number of support resources developed by the DCEDIY through the National Childminding Team (using material that has been adapted from resources previously developed and published by the City/County Childcare Committees and Tusla). The resources contain the most up to date information relevant to the childminding sector (Sept. 2020).

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Childminding Ireland is the National Childminding Body in Ireland.

Visit their website for further details.

DCEDIY National Childminding Initiative

The National Childminding Initiative established by the DCEDIY in 2019, aims to provide supports for Childminders and for people interested in becoming Childminders. The Regional Officer for Leitrim is based with Cavan Childcare Committee. Further details on the supports available will follow.