Child Care Support


The Child Care Subsidy is a monthly payment that helps British Columbia families meet the costs of child care. A calculation that takes into account your income and family size determines eligibility. The Child Care Subsidy can be used to help pay for the following eligible types of care:

Licensed Group day care Family Child Care Preschool
Out of School License not Required Registered Family Care In Child’s Home

For clarifications on the following types of childcare available click here.

To determine your eligibility for the Childcare Subsidy you must send your application and supporting documents to show you meet the eligible requirements. For more information on the Child Care Subsidy Program and for local support contact your Child Care Resource & Referral program Child Care Subsidy Program.

Please note: This is for general information only. It is not a legal document. Please refer to the Ministry of Family and Children’s Development website for more information.