Nanny agency aims to provide childcare to essential workers

By Jenny Ruth | Tue, 24 Mar 2020


An agency that normally specialises in matching au pairs with families is working to assist families of workers performing essential services with children at home because of the coronavirus crisis.The agency, Dream Childcare, is also calling on workers who have been laid off but who have childcare skills and qualifications to contact it so they can match them with families in need.Chief executive Tanya Burrage said her agency has asked the government to provide childcare subsidies for essential workers who are lowly paid – the government alrea...