GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO
CHILD CARE WAGE ENHANCEMENT GRANT
2017 APPLICATION PROCESS
The new 2017 application forms replace previous applications provided in 2016. If an opperator applied in 2016 for wage enhancment/HCCEG, they will need to apply again in 2017 for all positions or home care providers that would be eligible.
Please review the Wage Enhancement Guidelines prior to completing application.
*****Applications must be submitted by March 24, 2017*****
Applications received after this date will not be accepted.
Wage Enhancement Link: Guidelines
Application Form Link: Instructions and Application Form
Qualifying licensed child care operators are required to enter into an agreement with the District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board prior to any Wage Enhancement funds being released.
Child Care Operators with Service Agreements in place are required to sign an addendum that supports Ministry of Education revisions to Wage Enhancement Guidelines. The agreement will set out the conditions under which the Enhancement Grant will be funded including reporting requirements, audit requirements, year-end reconciliation protocols, and recovery processes for funds not utilized in accordance with the agreement.
Questions can be directed to:
Early Years Division - Social Services
180 Brock Street, 2nd Floor
Sault Ste. Marie, ON