Child Care

Applications are not currently being accepted for this program.

In order to better meet the child care needs of families, under Budget 2018, the Province of British Columbia announced expanded investment in the child care sector totalling $1 billion over three years. This includes $237 million to improve access to child care, including funding the creation of 22,000 new licensed child care spaces.

For all funded projects, it is expected that in-person activities, meetings or events meet physical distancing and other public health guidance in relation to COVID-19.  Extensions to project end dates and final report deadlines are available for any approved project impacted by COVID-19.

2020 Community Child Care Planning Program

Approved applicants should refer to the program guide for reporting requirements.

2019 Community Child Care Planning Program

Approved applicants  should refer to the following documents for requirements of funding and reporting. 

2019 Community Child Care Space Creation Program

Approved applicants should refer to the appropriate program guide for reporting requirements.

November 2019 Intake

January 2019 Intake

Additional Information

Contact Information

For more information contact Local Government Program Services at (250) 952-9177 or lgps@ubcm.ca.

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