This page explains about childminders and what they can offer you and your family.

What kind of service do childminders provide? SHOW

The facts SHOW

Is it for me? SHOW

Are childminders registered? SHOW

How much does a childminder cost? SHOW

Can a Southampton childminder provide the free early years 2-, 3- & 4-year funded places? SHOW

How flexible can childminders be with the hours they offer? SHOW

Do I have to have a contract with my childminder? SHOW

Choosing a childminder – questions to ask SHOW

Where can I find a childminder in my local area?

You can search for childminders near you in our directory.