Entitlements when caring for own children or siblings

Watch this video to learn about the rules for Family Day Care educators who care for their own children or siblings.

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Family Day Care educators cannot receive Child Care Subsidy (CCS) or Additional Child Care Subsidy (ACCS) when caring for close family members.

This includes:

  • your own child
  • your partner’s child
  • your foster child, adopted child, kinship child or any child you have legal responsibility for, or
  • your brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, step-brother or step-sister.

This is because care that normally occurs in a family is not eligible for CCS or ACCS.

Different rules apply if you care for relatives not listed above, such a nieces or nephews.

Learn more about caring for relatives in Child Care Provider Handbook