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Childcare service support information for the service provider

Childcare service support information for the service provider

Childcare support is intended for the parent and is reflected as a discount on the invoices submitted by the childcare service provider. The support is entitled to be used to cover the labor costs of teachers and the employees directly providing childcare services in a private childcare institution and the cost of educational materials and catering for children in a private childcare institution. The support is applied to the provider of the child care service.
The conditions for receiving the support are:

  • The service provider has an activity license at the time of applying for support, and the sole proprietor has a childcarer's qualifications;
  • The service provider does not have tax debts or debts to the authorities of the city of Tallinn at the time of applying for support;
  • The child using the service (hereinafter the child) is between one and a half and seven years old (until starting school);
  • According to the population register, the place of residence of both the child and his or her parent or guardian (hereafter together as a parent) is the city of Tallinn on December 31 of the calendar year preceding the calendar year of the application for the support and continuously in the year of the application for the support;
  • The child has been entered in the list of applicants for admission to three municipal institutions in the Tallinn education information system with the desire to obtain a place within one month of the time when the parent has confirmed in the Tallinn e-service their wish to receive support for the service provider, and the parent has been offered less than three places. A place is offered in the childcare institution indicated on the application if a place becomes available in a group suitable for the child's age. If a place is offered within six months before the start of the child's obligation to attend school and the place is not accepted, the right to support is retained;
  • The service provider has registered the child in the Tallinn Universal support database;
  • The parent has confirmed their wish in the Tallinn e-service to provide support to the service provider.
Conditions for receiving support*if the child is on the list of a private kindergarten as of 31.12.2023:
  • The place of residence of the child and his or her parent is the city of Tallinn
  • The child has been entered in the list of private childcare institutions in the Tallinn education information system
  • The child is included in the lists of applicants for admission to up to three municipal childcare institutions
Conditions for receiving support* if the child is on the childcare list as of 31.12.2023:
  • The place of residence of the child and his or her parent is the city of Tallinn. The caregiver does not have to be a resident of the city of Tallinn.
  • The child is one and a half to seven years old.
  • The child is not enrolled in any municipal or private kindergarten or school
*Special conditions for private kindergartens and childcare are valid until 31.08.2024. From 01.09.2024, the conditions for granting support in §2 of Regulation No. 29 "Procedure for supporting childcare services" apply.
The childcare service support paid to the service provider includes:
  • Support for childcare services, which is equal to the calculated cost of a place in municipal preschool institutions in the administrative area of the Tallinn Education Department per child, is 276 euros in 2024.
  • Additional support: 
    • For the parent's second or more children attending a private childcare institution or daycare per calendar month, if childcare services are provided to two or more children of the same family in a municipal preschool institution, private childcare institution, or daycare,
    • Recommendations have been given by an out-of-school counseling team for a child with special educational needs for the support of whose development and organization of education and upbringing.
  • Catering cost benefit in accordance with the approved catering days:
    • 2.75 euros per day for children under three years old 
    • 3.05 euros per day for a child aged three and older

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Ülle Liiders
teenuste ja toetuste vanemspetsialist
646 4682
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toetuste ja teenuste vanemspetsialist
6464 681
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Last modified 11.01.2024