Nursery Education Funding and Online Provider Portal

Nursery Education Funding and Online Provider Portal

Search for a nursery provider and further information.

Offering Free Early Education Places

Worcestershire County Council provides free early education places for all three and four year old and eligible two year old children within Worcestershire.

Access the Early Years and Childcare Provider Portal

Access the Children's Services Portal

Search for a nursery provider

Parents can find out more about free early education places by contacting their local Children's Centre and can search for local providers on the Family Information Directory.

Guidelines for providers

For the current guidelines, please refer to the most recent Provider Agreement or contact the NEF team at Education Services

Registration packs for providers

To be request a registration pack, of if there is a change to the NEF Funding Provider contact please contact the eycsystems

Funding information for providers Nursery education funding (NEF)

Funding information parents and carers on Free Childcare

Online Provider Portal

The provider portal is available to allow the following providers to update their details about you and depending upon your consent, advertise your group(s) to parents / carers / professionals / young people.  The provider portal also allows Nursery Education funded providers access to submit their funding details.

You can use the provider portal if you are one of the following:

  • Ofsted registered childcare provider
  • school run childcare provider including maintained and independent nurseries and out of school care
  • holiday care provider
  • event provider suitable for young people

If we details about your group you will receive your user details to log into the provider portal by email or post.  If you require help to log into the Provider Portal please:

Contact Children's Service Business Process Team

Access the Provider Portal

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