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Emergency Childcare Hubs

Emergency childcare hubs are operating from various locations across the county, which provide childcare to support critical emergency workers, NHS staff and social care workers as well as the county's most vulnerable children.

 

Pre School Children

To access the provision critical workers will need to register their child every week by filling in an online form.

The emergency childcare hubs are based in:  Brecon, Crickhowell, Llandrindod Wells, Llanidloes, Llanymynech, Llyswen, Newbridge-on-Wye, Newtown, Machynlleth, Presteigne, Welshpool, Ystradgynlais.

Childcare Costs for Emergency Childcare will be covered by the Welsh Governments Covid Childcare Assistant Scheme [410KB]

Bookings for places from Monday 1st June to Sunday 7th June is now open and will close on Wednesday 27th May at 3pm.

Booking form for Pre-School Aged Children - 1st June - 7th June Emergency Childcare Hubs - Booking Form (Pre School)

If you would like to book a place for any dates before the dates mentioned above but did not book before the closing date, please email covid19earlyyearscc@powys.gov.uk

 

School Aged Children

The hubs will operate from 8am to 6pm and will also operate at weekends.  

As part of the arrangements, meals will be provided to children three times a day and transport will be arranged for children to get to the hubs and back home.

Read more Information about the Emergency Childcare Hubs here

From the 4th May 2020, Powys County Council will be charging for meals for children in our childcare hubs. The price will be £2.79 per pupil per day for three meals (Breakfast £0.70, Lunch £1.10 and Tea £0.99).

This payment will be deducted weekly from your Parent Pay account at your child's normal school. If your child is eligible for free school meals, this will continue and you will not be charged. You may instead choose to bring a packed lunch for your child.

If you are not signed up with ParentPay please contact our team on cashless.catering@powys.gov.uk or call 01597 826660.
 

The emergency childcare hubs are based in:  Brecon, Crickhowell, Llandrindod Wells, Llanfair Caereinion, Llanfyllin, Llanidloes, Llyswen, Presteigne, Machynlleth, Newbridge-on-Wye, Newtown, Welshpool and Ystradgynlais.

Bookings for places from Monday 1st June to Sunday 7th June will open on Moday 25th May and will close 9am Thursday 28th May.

Booking form for School Aged Children - 1st June - 7th June Emergency Childcare Hubs - Booking Form

If you would like to book a place for any dates before the dates mentioned above but did not book before the closing date, please email covid19.hubs@powys.gov.uk to apply. These late applications will be considered on a case by case basis.'

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