Child Care Subsidy in Alberta

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The Child Care Subsidy program in Alberta is based on income and provides financial assistance to eligible families. The program is provided by the Ministry of Human Services, and is a financial help with child care costs. The eligibility requirements listed below.

  • You or your spouse/partner, or the child receiving care are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada and live in Alberta.
  • You or your spouse/partner are/is an Alberta resident.
  • Your children are 12 years of age or younger and are not yet attending Grade 7.
  • You and your spouse/partner are currently working, attending school, looking for work or have special needs OR You or your spouse/partner stay-at-home and have your child(ren) enrolled in a licensed pre-school or approved early childhood development program.


For more information about Child Care Subsidy, please visit: Child Care Subsidy – Alberta Human Services – Government of Alberta