BC Child Care Resource & Referral
Programs offer quality child care referrals, resources and
support to all child care providers and parents in over 400 communities across the Province of British Columbia.
Click on the map for a list of Childcare
Resource Programs in each region.
Welcome to Child Care Resource & Referral
It is the mandate of the Child Care Resource & Referral Programs to provide child care providers and families with a variety of support which could include:
- Referrals to child care providers
- Assist parents with Affordable Child Care Benefit
- Training and workshops
- Resource/Toy Lending Library Services
- Telephone, office and outreach support and consultations
New Child Care Funding In BC
The province of BC is moving to a new Universal Child Care Program with new Child Care Funding Initiatives:
- Child Care BC Maintenance Fund
- Child Care BC New Spaces Fund
Beginning September 1, 2018 the former Child Care Subsidy Program will be replaced with the new and improved Affordable Child Care Benefit
There are new income thresholds for families which expands eligibility - check out the new Affordable Child Care Benefit Estimator
to see if you are eligible. Family incomes of $110,00 may now receive the Affordable Child Care Benefit!
Contact the Child Care Resource & Referral Program in your community for more information.