Daycare gets money even when kids are not there


BC Government Counts Daycare Vacancies; subsidies do not change with children’s attendance:

October 2020 – BC Government – (web) “Monthly Enrollment Reporting” (for daycare)
KF reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF): “Monthly Enrollment Reporting

Funding payments are based on total monthly enrolment. You will need to report:

  • The total number of enrolled spaces (not attendance)
  • The total drop-in spaces that are in a non-enrolled space
  • The total number of vacancies (the number of available child care spaces)