SCMA Membership

Membership of a trusted organisation like SCMA gives you peace of mind, invaluable support and a chance to make a difference. It says that you're professional, informed and committed to quality. 


We are the only organisation 100% dedicated to supporting childminders in Scotland

We are the only organisation in Scotland which works continually to provide childminders with a professional voice within the childcare sector.

Our evidence and feedback from members stakeholders helps us provide a collective voice for the childminding profession in Scotland. We represent you at the very highest level; from Scottish Government to the Care Inspectorate and local authorities.

Members of SCMA enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits, many of which can be accessed online via the Membership Dashboard.

“It’s an all-round support package that enables me to do my job with peace of mind.”

SCMA member from Fife

“Lots of childminding information is available, I can advertise at no extra cost, and there are great training opportunities.”

SCMA member from Glasgow



We’re the only organisation 100% dedicated to supporting childminders in Scotland.

We offer practical help, a chance for you to grow and a voice within the world of childminding. We’re not here to make a profit. We work entirely to promote childminding and improve our services for you.


SCMA is an appointed representative of PACEY which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Registered at 7 Melville Terrace, Stirling, FK8 2ND. Underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc. (No. 93792) at St Mark's Court, Chart Way, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1XL. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).