Exceptions to Eligibility

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4. Exceptions to Eligibility

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There are some circumstances in which parents will be able to access the offer when they don't meet the eligibility criteria.  These are: 

-where one or both parents are temporarily away from the workplace on statutory sick pay or are in receipt of statutory maternity/paternity pay. 

-where one parent is employed and one parent is disabled or incapacitated based on receipt of specific benefits or has substantial caring responsibilities based on specific benefits received for caring:

-kinship carers, family and friend's carers who have taken responsibility for a child or step chid who is not their own because:

  - the child has no parents or has parents who are unable to care for the child. 

 - it is likely that the child would otherwise be looked after by a local authority because of concerns in relation to the child's welfare.