DISC - Devon's family information service

DISC is the Family Information Service for Devon. We are the main source of useful information for parents and carers of 0-19 year olds, including registered childcare and other services and support for children, young people and parents in Devon.

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What's new?

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

The 2013-14 Sufficiency Assessment Summary

The full 2013-14 Sufficiency Assessment Annual Report

2gether – free early learning and childcare for more Devon 2 year-olds

Over 2600 2 year-olds in Devon are now entitled to up to 15 hours of free early learning and childcare per week.

That is roughly 35% of the County’s 2 year- old children who can benefit from the opportunity to make new friends, learn through play and have lots of fun at one of around 460 of our high quality specially approved childcare settings. Those childcare providers include day nurseries, pre-schools, child-minders and school nurseries.

More information for parents and carers about the eligibility criteria and how to apply, or you can speak to your local children’s centre, childcare provider or telephone DISC Devon’s family information service on 0345 155 1013.

Childcare needs survey

In order for the Early Years and Childcare Service to ensure there is enough childcare places for everyone in Devon they need you to tell them how many hours of childcare you require a week.

Go to the survey

Find out more

Contact Us


0345 155 1013

Do it Online

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Key Publications / Downloads

DISC factsheet 1
Paying for childcare

DISC factsheet 2
Tax Credits

DISC factheet 3
Employer childcare vouchers

DISC factsheet 4
Choosing childcare

DISC factsheet 5
Using a home childcarer

DISC factsheet 6
Childminding between friends image - PDF icon (104KB - pdf help)

DISC factsheet 7
Applying for Early Years Entitlement