Home / Support / Childcare


We know that it’s not easy to find reliable and cost effective childcare as and when you need it.  That’s why there are various schemes available to help you with the cost of childcare while you study at Sunderland College.

Care to Learn

If you’re under 20 the Care to Learn scheme could help with childcare costs. To find out more call their Helpline on 0800 121 89 89 or contact the Welfare Team.

Childcare Support

If you’re over 20 and in receipt of certain benefits you may be entitled to receive help towards childcare costs which is paid directly to the childcare provider. Childcare support will be based on a standard hourly rate. For further information about this scheme and eligibility then please contact the Welfare Team or call 0191 511 6000.