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Eligibility Criteria – 2 Year Olds

Free Early Education for Two year olds (FEET) offers eligible families up to 15 hours of funded early education and childcare a week for 38 weeks a year.

To qualify for a funded two year old place, one or more of the following must apply:

  • Your family is getting Income Support
  • Your family is getting Income-based Job Seeker’s Allowance
  • Your family is getting Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Your family is getting Child Tax Credit and have an annual gross income up to £16,190
  • Your family is getting Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income up to £16,190
  • Your family is getting Working Tax Credit 4 week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
  • Your family is getting the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Your family is getting Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Your child is getting Disability Living Allowance
  • Your child has a current statement of special educational needs (SEN) or an education, health or care plan
  • Your child is looked after by Surrey County Council
  • Your child has left care through special guardianship, adoption or a child arrangement order.

You can find out if your child can get FEET by checking the financial and automatically funded criteria at www.surreycc.gov.uk/payingforchildcare.