London Borough of Croydon

Childcare services & information

  • Best Start Services

    Best Start Services are so parents of young children under five can access a range of services to assist them in bringing up their children.

  • Childminding

    Croydon Family Information Service can provide you with details of childminders with vacancies who live in your area or near your place of work or study.

  • Choosing childcare

    Find out about childminders, day nurseries, pre-schools, nursery schools and nursery classes, out of school clubs and holiday play schemes.

  • Babysitting service

    Advice on good practice concerning babysitting.

  • Setting up a childcare business in Croydon

    Setting up a childcare business in Croydon

  • Childcare sufficiency assessment

    The Childcare Act (2006) places duties on Croydon council to manage the childcare market and ensure the sufficiency of childcare.