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Grey County is working to support frontline workers in essential services and health care as Ontario returns to remote learning due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Grey County is offering temporary licensed emergency child care at no cost for families meeting eligibility requirements set out by the Province. Temporary emergency child care will be offered until June 29, 2021, or until the targeted emergency child care program is ended by the Province. The program is for school age children whose families have no alternatives for child care. To qualify, parents or guardians must work in an occupation listed on the eligibility list. Parents or guardians who work from home are not eligible. Spaces for this program are limited. 

Verification of employment must be provided when submitting the application. To submit an application, please download the application form by clicking the button below. Complete the form and return it by email to childcarefeesubsidy@grey.ca along with your proof of employment (pay stub).

If you have any questions, please contact childcarefeesubsidy@grey.ca or call 519-372-0219 ext.1363.

Spaces in this program are currently full.  Download and submit your application and supporting documents to be added to the wait list.  Families will be contacted if a space becomes available. 

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Notice with Respect to the Collection of Personal Information

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 and will be used for the purposes of determining eligibility for emergency child care. Questions relating to the collection of this information should be directed to the Children’s Services Program Manager at 519-376-7112 ext.1362.

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