Become a member today

Whether you run a setting, are working towards a career in childcare or simply have an interest in all things Early Years. We have a membership package for you.

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As the leading specialist umbrella organisation in Wales, we believe that parents and professionals who nurture and care for young children should be at the centre of policy-making and supported to ensure that children in Wales have the best start in life.

We are committed to supporting our members by sharing information and providing guidance. We support our members to provide early intervention and family services programmes. We provide high-quality support for members including general and bespoke business support, an in-house quality assurance scheme, an extensive professional development and learning programmes, and representing our members' voice in policy discussions with Welsh Government.

We offer membership to a wide range of Early Years Childcare providers and individuals.

How we help our members
  • General and bespoke business support 
  • Regular mailings with updates and news from the sector
  • Assistance with registration and Care Inspectorate Wales requirements
  • Access to member exclusive template policies & procedure packs*
  • Tendering support
  • Recruitment and retention support
  • Curriculum for Funded Non-maintained Settings support and training
  • ECPLC qualification signposting and support
  • Developing policies in Wales that enhance ECPLC
  • Additional Learning Needs (ALN) support
  • Policies, resources, funding opportunities and support for parent-led groups
  • Training and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses
  • Quality Assurance scheme*
  • Virtual bite-sized learning opportunities and member networking 
  • Information to support the embedding of play-based learning for all children
  • Representing members' views to Welsh Government 
  • Welsh language development and support
  • Access to and support with Camau, the bespoke Work Welsh course
  • Supporting charities and voluntary organisations
  • Member discounts on Accident & Incident Report Books, Registers
  • Subscription to member magazine, smalltalk and access to back copies
  • Advertising on the Early Years Wales 'Search for Childcare' page
  • Job Vacancy advertising on website and social media 
  • Partner discounts (Towergate, TTS, uCheck)

*Additional costs apply

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Becoming a member has never been easier. You can SIGN UP FREE* today and gain access to a wide range of support, training and resources all developed exclusively for members. 

All memberships will expire on 31st March 2025.

Have a query regarding the best membership category for you?  Please contact us for further information on [email protected] or 029 2045 1242.

*Corporate Membership not included in free offer. 

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Regional offices

Wherever you are located, Early Years Wales aims to have an office near you. If you require our support, feel free to give us a call where we can discuss your query or arrange for one of our support staff to meet with you.

Our office hours are Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm)