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Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: August 01, 2011
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Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation

Schedule 4 Supplementary Income Support

Section 16 Child care

  1. If the Director is satisfied that child care is essential and reasonable, a child care payment may be provided for the household unit’s most economical child care costs as follows:

    1. if the child care is provided by a child care program in a category designated by the Director,

      1. the application fee and required deposit,
      2. if it is subsidized, the parent portion of the subsidized child care fee, and
      3. if it is not subsidized, the actual costs of the child care fee;

    2. for private child care, up to the amount provided for by the Minister.

  2. Child care expenses cannot be reimbursed for child care provided by a parent, stepparent or a person having custody of the child or a person living in the same residence as the child.