Stoneycroft Children’s Centre

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Free 2 year old childcare places!!

There are now a limited amount of places available in most early years settings across Liverpool for some 2 year old children. These places are fully funded for 15 hours a week to help support learning and development for some children. All families who are eligible should receive a letter from the city council however if you think you are eligible and havent received any notification please come into the centre to speak to a member of staff who will try to support you with your application.

Families who are eligible for these places must be in receipt of benefits or have a household income less than £16,190.

 To qualify for a free 2 year old place from the term after the child turns 2 you must be getting one of the following:


  • Income support
  • Job Seekers Allowance (income based)
  • Employment Support Allowance (income related)
  • Support through part 6 of the immigration and Asylum Act
  • the guaranteed element of State pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit ( but not Working Tax credit) and have an annual income not over £16.190
  • The Working Tax Credit 4 week run on (The payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credits.)
  • Working tax credits and earn £16,190 a year or less.

Children are also entitled to a place if;
  • they're looked after by a local council
  • they have a current statement of special educational needs ( SEN) or an education health and care plan.
  • they get disability living allowance
  • they've left care under a special guardianship order, child arrangments order or adoption order.

    Contact Details

  • Stoneycroft Children's Centre 38 Scotia Road
  • Stoney Croft Liverpool L13 6QJ
  • Tel: 0151 233 4770

    Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday: Mon- Fri. 8am – 6pm