Child care staff and operators

Incentives, accreditation, certification, funding and other supports.

Services and information

Child care programs participating in accreditation can apply for funding to help recruit and retain quality early childhood educators.

Child care programs can apply to become accredited to highlight the program’s dedication to child care best practices.

How to apply to become an approved family day home and access the associated support and resources.

Know when and how to appeal Children's Services decisions about child care licences and how to take part in an appeal hearing.

Become a certified child care professional.

Recent high school graduates can apply for a scholarship to help with the costs of attending post-secondary ELCC programs.

Incentives are available for early childhood educators who are starting or returning to a career in child care.

Licensed and approved child care programs can submit their monthly claims online for all subsidy and accreditation funding payments.

Get a licence to start an Alberta daycare or out-of-school care program.