If you are on a low income, some types of benefit or meet certain other criteria, you might be eligible to apply for 570 hours free early education or childcare per year (15 hours per week over 38
weeks) for your two-year-old.
For people within Reading Borough Council, you can check whether your child qualifies and apply for funding on the Citizen PortalOpens
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new window). If you need help with the online application, please talk to your health visitor, your local children's centreOpens
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