Children and families

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – childcare for key workers

We are helping to find childcare for vulnerable children and children of 'key workers'. Key workers are those who work in health, social care, education, food and other necessary goods, local and national government, public safety, national security, transport, utilities, communications, financial services or other key public services. For a full list, go to GOV.UK: maintaining educational provision.

If you are a key worker and need help finding childcare, email For all other childcare enquiries, go to our childcare web pages.