Do I qualify for a childcare subsidy?
Child care subsidies are available depending on the following:
Your reason for needing child care
Size of your family
Alberta’s Child Care Subsidy Program provides financial support to assist low and middle-income families with the cost of the following preschool child care programs:
- Approved family day home
- Licensed day care centre
- Licensed out-of-school care centre for children 4.5 to 6 years of age and attending an ECS program
- Licensed nursery schools
- Approved early childhood development programs
Please note that additional subsidies are available for parents who work non-traditional hours and require extended hour of child care outside of regular hours.
To find out more about subsidies and your eligibility, contact:
Child and Family Services Authority – Calgary and Area
3rd Floor, 1240 Kensington Road NW
Or visit www.childcaresubsidy.gov.ab.ca and use the online estimator tool to receive a confidential subsidy estimate.