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Childcare in Esbjerg Municipality


Temporary Reduced Phone Hours at Pladsanvisning and Tilskud (Placement & Subsidies)

Due to the transition to a new IT system, we are required to reduce the phone hours at Pladsanvisning and Tilskud for a period.

From September 11th to October 13th (weeks 37 - 41), you can call Pladsanvisning and Tilskud from 10 AM to 12 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Closed on Wednesday.

You may encounter errors in links

In connection with the change of the system in Pladsanvisning and Tilskud, some links to our self-service solution for childcare may temporarily not work. All online applications for childcare placement or subsidies can instead be accessed directly here.

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Choose the right care for you and your child.

Learn more about daycare, nurseries, and kindergartens in Esbjerg Municipality.

Nurseries and Kindergartens

In Esbjerg Municipality, we are ready to provide your child with the best possible everyday life in our many nurseries and kindergartens.

Find the right daycare institution


Childminding is care for children under 3 years old. The children are looked after at a childminder's home along with a small group of other children. In Esbjerg Municipality, there are approximately 240 municipal childminders.

Learn more about childminding

Private Care

There are several types of private childcare options. You can choose a private institution, care for your own child, or receive subsidies for the care of your child through an approved private childcare scheme.

Get an overview of the options