Child Care Operating Funding Eligibility

To be eligible for Child Care Operating Funding, care providers must be licensed. This means they hold a valid Community Care and Assisted Living Act Facility Licence to provide one or more of the following types of care: 


Group Child Care (under 36 months, 30 months to school age, school age) Family Child Care
Preschool In-Home Multi-age Child Care
Multi-age Child Care Multi-age Child Care

Care providers must also be:

  • Open and currently providing child care
  • In good standing with the Ministry of Children and Family Development
  • A non-profit society or a registered company in good standing with the BC Corporate Registry, sole proprietorship or partnership, First Nations government, local government, or public institution (Please note: Licensee Name as listed on your Community Care and Assisted Living Act Licence must match registered name with BC Corporate Registry).
  • Willing to provide services to families receiving Child Care Subsidy

Note: Funding is not available for occasional child care, child minding or residential care.