Our use of cookies We use necessary cookies to make our site work. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, website analytics and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. For more information on how these cookies work, please see our privacy policy.

To agree to our use of cookies, click the 'Accept' button.
Accept
 

Staffordshire Pays Respects To HRH Prince Philip (1921 - 2021)

Disability Access Fund (DAF)

Additional funding is now available for providers to support children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Children aged 3 and 4 years old, who are in receipt of the disability living allowance (DLA) and claiming an early education funded place could be eligible to apply for the disability access fund (DAF).

This could mean childcare providers could get access to £615 per calendar year for each eligible child that could aid in making reasonable adjustments at the setting and improve accessibility.

Guidance

Accessibility statement

This guidance is a visual guide to support childcare providers to complete a DAF application via their online EY Portal account and advise how DAF can be used. If you cannot access the documentation or have further enquiries related to DAF please contact our Early Education and Childcare Team.

Guidance documents

Providers should review the guidance below which will give more detail on DAF and how funding can be used, as well as how to complete and submit an application via the EY portal (parental or carer consent required).

There are no results that match your search criteria


Latest news

Hundreds of candidates stand for county council elections

243 people are standing as candidates in this year's Staffordshire County Council elections on 6th May, contesting 62 seats in 60 divisions.
Date:
12 April 2021

Mass Covid Testing Gets Underway in Tamworth

Thousands of households in Tamworth are being encouraged to take a Covid home test - as a mass testing pilot gets underway today. (Monday)
Date:
12 April 2021

Services expand as lockdown conditions ease

Staffordshire County Council will be providing more services from this week as lockdown restrictions ease.
Date:
12 April 2021

Residents urged to help businesses as restrictions ease

Staffordshire people are being asked to take extra care and enjoy the further easing of lockdown restrictions safely from today (Monday 12 April).
Date:
12 April 2021

Visit the Staffordshire Newsroom