Register as a childminder with a childminder agency
To register as a childminder, you can either apply to register with Ofsted or join a childminder agency. For specific support and advice about registering as a childminder in Birmingham Contact Children's Services
Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm
Telephone: 0121 303 1888
Childminder agencies currently supporting childminders in Birmingham include;
@Home Childcare is an Ofsted registered childminder agency who act as a network for childminders. The network provides an everything-under-one-roof service. They also provide a childminder start-up support package and pre-registration training.
They also provide on-going support and inspection services.
Telephone: 0115 978 3399
Website: @Home Childcare website
Rutland Early Years Agency Ltd
Rutland Early Years Agency Ltd is an Ofsted registered childminder agency providing an all-round service.
If you are looking to become a childminder or are an existing childminder looking to access support, please get in touch for more information.
Contact: Melanie Pitkeathly
Telephone: 07908 882120
Website: Rutland Early Years
Register a food business – Agency childminders
You must tell Birmingham City Council about the premises you will run your childminding business from. This information must reach Birmingham City Council 28 days before your business starts running. Registration is free. Register your childminder business
Planning permission – Agency childminders
Childminders who decide to register with a childminder agency must also meet Birmingham City Council planning requirements.
Childminders can find out what planning permission requirements are in place by contacting the planning team.