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To find the best childcare to suit your needs select the type of childcare you are looking for. There are day nurseries, childminders, pre-school playgroups and out of school clubs to choose from.

To find childcare or holiday clubs near to where you live or work, simply enter the postcode in the location field at the top of the page. 

If your child is in school you can search for before and after school  services. Just press the search button and then use the school filter to find the school your child attends. 

Help towards the cost of approved childcare is available, including free childcare for 2 year olds and 30 hour free childcare, if you meet certain criteria. You can read about all the different options available.

Salford City Council looks to to secure sufficient childcare for working parents, wherever practicable. If you cannot find childcare to meet your needs or there are no available places let us know and one of our specialist advisors will be happy to help. Contact us on 0161 778 0384 or email

You can get help with childcare costs see what is available at Childcare Choices.