Clare Family Resource Centre

For over 30 years we have supported families and children in Clare through the provision of accessible, affordable, high quality childcare in a warm, caring and safe environment.

Welcome to Clare Family Resource Centre

Clare Family Resource Centre provides a safe, child centred, happy, caring environment using a holistic hands on approach that promotes the development of the child, supported by Aistear Early Childhood Curriculum Framework.

Curriculum Statement

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The Clare Family Resource Centre Ltd. is a voluntary organisation with charitable status which has been in existence since 1993.

We pride ourselves in the high standard of our staff training. As a registered QQI provider all of our staff have access to the most up to date educational training with all of our Classroom Assistants.

The creche is HSE approved, is regularly inspected and fully compliant.


Paul Gavan - Siptu Liberty Newspaper

" "A visit to the Clare Family Resource Centre is an inspiring experience - a dedicated team delivering the highest standard of childcare allied to a state of the art premises on a par with the best in Europe."

Yvonne Liddy - Ennis

"Highly recommend CFRC it's a fabulous creche Montessori and after school the staff are very professional and responsible and my granddaughter loved every minute she spent in there well done to staff and management and thank you"

Eileen O Callaghan-Burke - Clare

"As a mother of a boy with behavioural and sensory problems I am so proud of the work the ladies have done with him, the dedication and the support they have given me throughout his time with them, I know we will both be heartbroken when he leaves them for national school in September! Cannot credit CFRC enough, in one word OUTSTANDING!"

About CFRC

CRFC is a HSE Approved Creche and Montessori providing quality learning programmes across 4 fully equipped rooms at hours that suit each family.

Fully Equipped Rooms
Childcare from 6 Months
Part-time, Full-time & Seasonal Care
Fully Qualified & Trained Staff
Soft Surface Outside Play Areas
Healthy Eating Policy

We participate in the following schemes

Community Childcare Subvention Scheme

Early Childhood Care
& Education Scheme


The Early Childhood Curriculum Framework

Childcare Education
& Training Support Program

Our Ethos

Our ethos is to provide a service to families and the wider community while helping children to achieve their potential by:

Creating a safe warm friendly environment.
Supporting and encouraging children
Using materials and resources to stimulate development.
Fully Qualified & Trained Staff
Providing on-going Childcare Training for our staff.

Contact Us


Our state of the art Creche facility, which was opened in December 2008, is within ten minutes walking distance of the town centre and is located on the Watery Road. There are full parking facilities.

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