York Region (Region of)

Site: Administrative Centre

Service: Child care fee assistance

Record Details
Office Phone Kids Line 1-888-703-KIDS (5437) * Translations services are available
Toll Free Phone Kids Line 1-888-703-KIDS (1-888-703-5437)
TTY Phone 905-762-0401
E-Mail accessyork@york.ca
Website www.york.ca
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description (Service) Provides low income families with information about and if eligible child care fee assistance * subsidizes the cost of child care for low-income families * families with a net income of $36,000 or less are given priority for child care fee assistance 
 
Office Locations for Child Care Fee Assistance Intake Interviews  
 
South Services Centre  
50 High Tech Road, 4th Floor  
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 4N7  
(905) 762-1282  
Serving: Markham, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Vaughan  
 
Newmarket Office  
17310 Yonge Street, 
Newmarket, Ontario  
(905) 830-4444  
 
Georgina Office  
24262 Woodbine Avenue  
Keswick, ON L4P 3E9  
 
Vaughan Office 
9060 Jane Street,  
Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 0G5
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served York Region - including (Georgina, East Gwillimbury, Newmarket, King, Aurora, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan)
Eligibility Available to families who live in York Region who have: - children aged birth to 10 years (up to 12 years in exceptional circumstances) - an assessed financial need - parents that are employed or enrolled in an education or training program Requests for Child Care Fee Assistance may be considered to support exceptional needs where health, safety or well-being of a family member is at significant risk

Families already receiving must attend eligibility intake interview once a year to continue
Application Call the toll-free KIDS LINE for a pre-screening: 1-888-703-KIDS (5437) and press option 3 * you will be asked a standard set of questions about your child care needs and income * based on the information provided, you will be told if you are eligible to be placed on the Wait List for Child Care Fee Assistance 
 
Please Note: If you are eligible to be put on the Wait List, you may not be eligible for Fee Assistance * eligibility for Child Care Fee Assistance can only be determined at an Initial Eligibility Intake Interview
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Access York 1-877-464-9675 ; Cultural Interpretation Services available
Fees None
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
17250 Yonge St
Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Child Care Expense Assistance

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