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A project that helps mothers in vulnerable situations re-enter employment, education or training, through offering a flexible and easy-to-access childcare service over an extensive period for children from 10 weeks up to three years old.

Impact indicators


  • Since 2012, 143 families, especially single mothers, have accessed the service. 



  • Internal monitoring showed that 75% to 80% of people who used the service had a ‘stabilising or positive impact’ on their lives. 
  • From 2012 to 2014, the project helped 60 women to go back to employment, training or education.



Municipality of Nantes.
'Project of good practice', Eurocities network of the European Commission (2014). Presented at the European Convention Against Poverty (2014).

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