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.

Membership to Early Years Wales is currently FREE. Find out more about our benefits below and sign up today.

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  • Access to support and guidance on all aspects of running a childcare setting from our dedicated and passionate Early Years team.
  • A like-minded support network at our high-quality member forums.
  • Regular mailings to keep you up to date with important sector and legislation updates.
  • Access to useful resources including subscription to our highly acclaimed members magazine, Smalltalk.
  • 25% discount on all of our English and Welsh language publications and quality assurance scheme – Quality for All. 
  • Free listing of your setting’s contact details and job vacancies on our website. 
  • Representation on all aspects of early years provision including foundation phase, CIW and local authorities
  • Access to the government’s free milk scheme – via Cool Milk.
  • Discounted DBS services from uCheck.


Category Usual

Early Years Setting – Private
Full Day Care*, Sessional, Out of School Club and Creche


Early Years Setting – Voluntary
Full Day Care*, Sessional, Out of School Club and Creche


Non-registered Early Years Setting
Setting not required to register with CIW


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*Full Day Care includes Out of School Club when operating in the same building. 

Sign up for free here.

All memberships will expire on 31st March 2024 and will renew at the full year cost. 

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

We send renewal information and sector updates by email. If you have provided us with your email address but are not receiving our correspondence, double check your spam folder and add [email protected] and [email protected] to your safe sender list.

Get in touch

Use the form below to send us your enquiries and feedback. * All information is required.

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)