About Us

Vision Statement

To excel in the development and support of quality ELC and SAC in County Wicklow to bring about positive outcomes for children and families.

Mission Statement

To proactively work in partnership and effecting positive change with our partners, providers and key stakeholders and implementing the National Childcare Funding Programmes on behalf of DCEDIY at local level in County Wicklow.

The board of the WCCC is made up of 7 members who represent the main statutory bodies, the social partners and local development/partnership groups.

The WCCC office is located in Broomhall Business Park, Rathnew.

WCCC was formed in 2001 and is funded by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) to improve the quality of childcare in Co. Wicklow. Funded by the DCEDIY, 30 of these organisations operate across Ireland and over the last 21 years have been at the centre of all state developments and initiatives aimed at supporting the early years sector. In addition to supporting the administration of all Government funding programmes for childcare, City and County Childcare Committees act as the local ‘one stop shop’ for early childhood services, childminders and parents looking for support with quality development, HR, governance, financial sustainability and continuing professional development. Collectively, City and County Childcare Committees have a national reach into all 4,300 early childhood services across Ireland.

The WCCC staff includes a full-time County Childcare Manager and a Programme & Finance Officer, a part-time Training and Information Officer a part-time Childminding Development Officer and three Childcare Development Officers.

Wicklow Childcare Feedback Procedure

Wicklow County Childcare Committee (WCCC) is committed to providing a high quality service to all our customers. We regard feedback as an important source of information for improving our services for the future.

If you wish to make a complaint about either a service provided by Wicklow County Childcare Committee or a Childcare service, please refer to our Complaints Policy or by contacting 0404 64455 or emailing info@wccc.ie


What is a compliment?

We define a compliment as an expression of satisfaction concerning the provision of a service or services by WCCC.

 How to pay a compliment

We welcome compliments verbally or in writing (by e-mail or letter). Any compliment will be recorded by the member of staff receiving the compliment and will be passed to the Finance & Office Manager for recording on our Compliments Register.

Any member of staff identified as being the subject or contributing to any matter giving rise to the compliment will be notified within three working days. Feedback on compliments will be shared with the WCCC Board and Staff at appropriate timings.


What is a comment/suggestion?

We define a comment as a neutral communication or suggestion concerning the provision of a service or services by WCCC.

How to make a comment

We welcome comments verbally or in writing (by fax, e-mail or letter). Any comment will be recorded by the member of staff receiving the comment and will be passed to the Coordinator of WCCC for information or action as appropriate.

Comments will be shared with the WCCC Board and Staff at appropriate timings.

What information should you provide?

  • Your name, address and telephone number (e-mail address optional)
  • The nature and detail of your feedback, whether it is a suggestion, comment or compliment
  • The name(s) of staff member(s) who you were dealing with (if known)

Please send feedback to:

County Childcare Manager
The Wicklow County Childcare Committee
Suite 5, Block 6, Broomhall Business Park, Rathnew, Co. Wicklow A67AH39.
E: adrienne@wccc.ie       
T: 0404 64455