McMillan Early Childhood Centre

All needs met for children under 5 years in one place

There are many benefits of free childcare and early education. It can help your child's learning and development, and helps them be ready for school. It can also give you time to attend training, return to work or spend more time with your older children.

Why choose McMillan...

Do I qualify?

Your two-year-old child could be eligible for free childcare if any one of the following apply.

  1. You have a household income of less than £16,190 and receive one or more of the following:
  • Income support 
  • Income-based Jobseekers allowance 
  • Income-related Employment Support Allowance 
  • Support under Part 6 of the immigration and asylum act 1999 
  • Guarantee element of State Pension Credit 
  • Child Tax Credit 
  • Working Tax Credit 
  • Universal Credit      
  1. Your child receives Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or has a current statement of Special Educational Needs or an Education, Health and care plan. This is irrespective of your income.
  2. Your child is in the cvare of Hillingdon Council or has left care through special guardianship, or an adoption or residence order. This is irrespective of your income.

When can I apply?


How do I apply?

If you think you might qualify, please apply online at

or contact the Families information Service on 0800 073 4800