Herning and Ikast-Brande municipalities offer various types of daycare. The types are divided into different categories, e.g. daycare mothers: who mind 3-5 children aged between 24 weeks and 2 years 9 months in their own home, daycare institutions, preschools and combined institutions. Read more about the options for daycare in Ikast-Brande and daycare in Herning municipalities.
Parents have the option of choosing private day care, receiving a subsidy for minding their own children, or having their children minded in a neighbouring municipality.
Herning municipality guarantees daycare placement within the 13 daycare districts. This means that your child is guaranteed daycare placement within the daycare district you live in. If you want your child to have a specific daycare placement, they cannot guarantee placement.
Ikast-Brande municipality guarantees daycare placement aswell. This means that they offer a place in daycare for all children aged 26 weeks and until school start. The childcare guarantee covers a place in the municipality, but not a place in a particular institution. They aim to ensure that all children get the placement that parents wishes.
Digital Pladsanvisning is a web-based self-service system for parents who need childcare in Herning and Ikast-Brande municipalities - or who currently have a child in daycare within the municipalities. If you need to use Digital Pladsanvisning, please contact the Citizen Service Service (Borgerservice) in person and they will guide you.
Herning Citizen Service
Ikast-Brande Citizen Service
If you want your child to attend a kindergarden, you can choose between the Danish kindergarten and the international kindergarten in Ikast that is a part of International School Ikast-Brande.
For the older children there are youth recreation centers (fritidshjem), after-school care (skolefritidsordning – SFO), and various other clubs for older children in both Ikast-Brande and Herning municipalities.