Advice for families of essential workers or with shared custody agreements

Info about childcare arrangements for children of essential workers, and self-isolation advice for those with shared custody agreements

Childcare for kids of essential workers

Where possible, essential workers need to make their own arrangements for childcare, due to limited capacity.

We know this will not be possible for everyone. Alternative arrangements have been made so essential workers can access childcare and continue to work.

Find advice for essential workers making childcare arrangements

Shared custody

Generally, children in the same communities can continue to go between their homes. Simple precautions should be taken to protect the health of parents and children. This includes parents from different households keeping a distance of more than 2 metres.

More advice for families with shared custody

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