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Childcare in the Netherlands

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What kinds of childcare are available in the Netherlands?

I am a looking for a day care centre for my children. Can you suggest some day care centres for me?

Regardless of what form of day care you prefer, there are several kinds of care that your children can get and these include (but are not limited to): playgroups; babysitters; child-minding; nurseries; flexible day care; pre-schools and after school care. To find a suitable day care near you, you can visit your stadhuis (town hall) or check on one of the following websites: Nomadparents.com/finder, Check-nl.com or Kinderopvangkaart.nl (in Dutch only).

In some areas in the Netherlands, you will be able to find international day care or playgroups providing childcare in English or other languages. If you need a list of day care centres in your area, please contact the ACCESS helpdesk or visit any of our helpdesks available at the Expat Centres.

How much does day care cost and can I get help with its cost?

I am in need of a nanny/babysitter/childminder/au pair for my children. Can you suggest some options for me?

How much does baby-sitting cost in the Netherlands?