Young parents (male or female aged 16-19) who are in learning may be able to claim help with childcare costs under the Care to Learn Scheme, which is not means tested.
For further information visit the Direct Gov website www.direct.gov.uk/caretolearn or phone the Care to Learn helpline 0800 121 8989.
20+ Childcare Assistance (full or part-time)
Students aged 20 years or over, on a full-time or part-time/SFA funded daytime course, with a gross annual income of less than £30,000, may be able to access support with childcare costs.
To be eligible for assistance students will need to submit a completed 19+ or 24+ Bursary fund application form, together with evidence of their home address, bank account details and household income.