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.
Access the Early Years and Childcare Provider 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:
Access the Provider Portal
How to log into the Early Years Provider Portal