Since the introduction of ChildCareBC in 2018, we have been building a future where access to affordable, quality, inclusive child care is a core service that families can depend on. 

Learn more about ChildCareBC

Child care savings

Families can access programs to help with child care costs.

Building a strong workforce

Early childhood professionals are vital to providing care, connection and guidance for our children. 


ECE Wage Enhancement

Early Childhood Educators working in eligible licensed child care facilities can receive a $6 per hour wage enhancement.

How to access child care

Learn about the different types of care, what works best for you and your child and find a provider in your community.

Providing child care services

Everything you need to know about running a child care facility. Learn about operating requirements, funding options and support resources.

Space creation funding

Through ChildCareBC, more than 32,000 new licensed child care spaces for children 0 to 12 have been created in B.C., with thousands more on the way. Learn about funding and grants to create new spaces.

Early learning and child care engagement

B.C. is committed to supporting families and the well-being, care and education of children. We're transforming quality, inclusive child care into a core service available to every family who needs it, at an affordable price.

Health and safety

Health and safety information to assist and support child care providers to keep families informed of the latest public health guidance. 

Child care service reports and assessments

Review inspection and operation reports or make a complaint about a facility.

Our Plan: ChildCareBC

B.C. is taking important steps to deliver quality and affordable child care to more families. Learn more about what we're doing to reduce child care fees for parents, build more licensed spaces, and increase supports for those working in the sector.