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Private childcare

As a parent, you can choose to receive subsidies for private childcare instead of having your child attend a public daycare. You can either have your child taken care of by an approved private childminder, or you can hire a childminder yourself. On this page, you can learn more about private childcare and, among other things, find a list of approved private childminders.

You have the option to have your child cared for in a private childcare arrangement by an independent private childminder or to hire a private childminder yourself. In addition, you can receive subsidies from Esbjerg Municipality. Read more about it further down on the page.

If you are interested in private childcare, it is important to familiarize yourself with the rules that apply in this area, as the guidelines for municipal daycares and private childcare may differ. Below, you can gain a bit more insight into what to expect from a private childcare arrangement and the differences between private childcare and daycare in public facilities.

Get to know more about private childcare

Your options

Check subsidy rates

Get an overview of the subsidy you can receive for private childcare

Read more about subsidy rates

Option for flexible childcare

Private childcare can be combined with public daycare. It might be that, due to your work schedules, you need to have your child cared for in the evenings, at night, or on weekends.

Read more about subsidy for flexible childcare

Approved private childminders

View a list of approved private childminders

Read more about the approved private childminders

Rules, frameworks, and guidelines for private childcare

Hiring a private childminder

When you become an employer

When you hire a private childminder to care for your child, there are several aspects you need to be aware of. It will be you who assumes the responsibilities of the employer.

Read more about what you need to be aware of when hiring a private childminder