Financial Assistance

The Daycare Assistance Program offers financial support to families to help them pay the child care cost of Early Learning and child care centres for children 0 to 12.

The program is offered by the Department of Social Development. Below is the link to how to apply:

Parent Subsidy Program assists families with financial support to help pay for the costs of child care for children aged 0 to 5 who are not in school, and who are registered in designated New Brunswick Early Learning Centres.

The full program consists of the following components:

• Free child care services to families with a total annual gross income of $37,500 or less;
• Subsidies to help cover child care costs based on a sliding scale (between $37,501 and $80,000) determined by on the gross annual household income;
• Families will pay no more than 20% of their gross annual family income to cover child care costs. This program is offered by this department.