Child Care Subsidy - Income Eligibility


  • Income eligibility is based on Net Income as defined by CRA Line 236 and is calculated on a sliding scale.
  • The daily subsidy rate will vary depending on total family income and number of dependents within the family.
  • If the daily subsidy rate is calculated at less than $1.00 per day, the applicant will not be eligible for Subsidy.

Effective July 1, 2016
Net Income $ O - $ 25,000 $25,050 - $ 70,079 $ 70,080
Eligibility Maximum Subsidy Sliding Scale No longer Qualify For Subsidy

Families applying or re-applying for subsidy will be required to provide a copy of their Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Notice of Assessment and other income and financial documents.

Next Steps

Please contact your child care subsidy caseworker or regional office if you have any questions or need further information.