Should you require a more family-centred and flexible childcare solution or an additional option after school and kindergarten hours you can make use of a so-called day-care person.
Day-care for children is regulated according to §43 social law VIII and requires a corresponding licences meaning day-car persons receive the license after intensive interviews, 2 home visits, the production of a medical certificate as well as a certificate of conduct and the completion of a 160 hours course on childcare. The childcare takes place at the home of the day-care person. You can contact the youth welfare service or a relevant social welfare organisation. In an interview there, your childcare needs are assessed and appropriate day-care persons are selected.
You will be presented with contact details then and can get in touch with the day-care person of your choice. You may also be eligible for sponsorship to cover the costs. Ask your youth welfare service for an application form.
The “flea circus” is a club by parenting students to organise reciprocal childcare at the University of Trier. The maximum amount of childcare offered here is 20 hours per week.
Requirements to use this offer:
There are always at least two parents present. The timetable for your care-time is agreed upon at the beginning of the semester. This is also when the number of children attending is agreed.
The club offers childcare for children from 6 months to 3 years. The club is accessible for all, including students of the University of Applied Sciences Trier.
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