Initial relief and education for children from Ukraine

Do you have children aged over 2? We will provide initial relief and education. It may take up to 10 working days before we can provide certainty about an available spot.
Details of the application for each age category are provided in the below:

Preschool care

Target group:  Children aged between 2 and 4.5 years
Type of childcare facility: Preschool childcare (so no full daycare for children aged between 0 and 2 years)
Number of half days:  2 half days a week
Application: via the below providers: 

Municipality of Medemblik

  • Berend Botje Childcare                                                      
  • Kappio Childcare                                                                                            
  • Smallsteps(Partou) 

Primary Education

Target group:  Children aged between 4 and 12 years
Full-time education
Application: via the primary school in your neighbourhood

Secondary Education (including secondary vocational education)

Target group: Children aged 12 and up. Full-time education.
Application: Via the digital application form
Please e-mail this application form to:  

In order to be able to provide you with the proper care, you must register with the municipal authorities. Please contact the municipal authorities. 

Should you be able to help out with childcare or education, please report yourself to the preschool childcare facility or primary school in your neighbourhood. More information is available from the authorities of the municipality your are staying in and via the website of the Dutch Council for Refugees. If you require support or have any questions, please contact the municipal authorities. 

The situation for Ukrainian refugees is subject to rapid change and a lot is as yet unclear. Information provided today can be outdated by tomorrow already. As municipal authorities, we try to everything in our power to help you out. Visit the municipal website for the latest information.