Nursery Education Funding and Online Provider Portal

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.

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 (opens in a new widow).

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, please email:

If there is a change to the NEF Funding Provider contact please email:

Funding information for providers Nursery education funding (NEF) (opens in a new window)

Funding information parents and carers on Free Childcare