Group Family Day Care
- Public service
In group family day care, one group can have 8-12 children. The premises are approved by the municipality, and there need to be 2-3 childminders depending on how many children are in the group. Each childminder can take care of a group of four under school aged children who need full-time care. Group family day care centers are usually open from 7:00 to 17:00.
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Your child can receive early childhood education if they have not yet reached the age of compulsory education.
Day care may also be given to your child when they have already reached the age of compulsory education, if special circumstances so require and care cannot be otherwise arranged.
You can apply for your child to join municipal group family day care, which is early childhood education and care in accordance with the Act on Early Childhood Education and Care.
Two employees are usually assigned to each group. Each group holds a maximum of eight children that have not yet participated in basic education. The group can also hold two children that are pupils of either pre-primary or basic education. Under special circumstances, the group can be overseen by three employees and hold a maximum of 12 children.