A service voucher is one way of providing a municipality’s statutory early childhood education services. In connection with approving the budget, the Espoo City Council decided to introduce service vouchers as of 1 August 2021. Service vouchers will be available for early childhood education services provided by private day care centres.
The City of Espoo contributes to the costs of private early childhood education by granting a child-specific service voucher to families. The municipality grants a service voucher for a child’s early childhood education.