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Service summary

Childcare Business Support

Hartlepool Borough Council is committed to supporting the development and sustainability of childcare provision which supports the wider social and economic development of the area.

Lorraine Hutchinson, Senior Officer Welfare and Childcare, can visit your setting and offer business advice, support and guidance on employment law, finance, marketing and business planning of your childcare business. This is available free of charge to all registered or approved childcare providers in Hartlepool.

If you are interested in setting up a childcare business in Hartlepool you can contact Lorraine Hutchinson, on 01429 523195 or email

Client Groups Served

  • Children and Young People
  • Parent / Carer


Physical Environment Accessibility

Are your premises accessible?

Other Accessibility

Could you provide a BSL interpreter?
You you cater for religious/cultural needs?
Is a referral required to access your service?