Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Ceisteanna (2534)

Seán Haughey

Ceist:

2534. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if transport is provided directly or indirectly for preschool children attending crèches, Montessori schools and community early learning centres, including children with special needs and intellectual disabilities; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32007/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Children)

My Department's childcare funding programmes do not include funding for transport for Early Years children.

However, my Department does provide funding towards transport for afterschool childcare places under the Childcare Education and Training Support (CETS) and After-School Childcare (ASCC) programmes. These programmes can include the child being transported to school (drop-off) and from school (pick up) by the service.