Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Childcare Committee

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Childcare Committee is one of 33 County Childcare Committees, which have been established throughout Ireland under the Equal Opportunities Childcare Programme.

Mission, Aims & Objectives
That a range of affordable and accessible childcare options are available and provided within the county, which are of a high quality and standard, are child centred and are appropriate to the individual needs of the child.


  • To assist communities in identifying needs and gaps in service provision and to develop new services to meet these needs
  • To facilitate the development of a co-ordinated approach to childcare training at all levels.
  • To develop a targeted support strategy for equality, diversity and social inclusion.
  • To work with other agencies in order to develop best practice guidelines for quality childcare provision and to enhance a co-ordinated approach to the development of childcare services.
  • To support and develop countywide networks of childcare providers.
  • To encourage employers to facilitate parents' childcare needs.
  • To provide advice and information on grant applications and funding.

Contact Information: 

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Childcare Committee

Unit 16, Deansgrange Business Park,
Co. Dublin


Tel: 01 2896600
Fax: 01 2896601



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