Temporary Child Care Service Grant

Applicant Information

You may operate a child care facility on your own or with a partner. To be eligible as a worker, you must be currently certified and have background checks on record with Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care. Note: Regular child care rates will apply to the provision of child care under this grant program.

Applicant 1 (required)

Full & complete legal name

Previous name(s)

Contact Information

Location Information

You may operate temporary child care services in your home or in an appropriate community space. Please provide us with the details of where you plan to provide care.

Mailing address

Location address

Child Care Spaces and Children Information

Child Care Spaces and Children Information As a temporary home facility, you can offer child care to a maximum of 8 children under 12, including your own. Within the 8 child maximum, there is a maximum of 5 children under 6 years, only 3 of which can be under 2 years old.

Expected # of Children in Care

Age of Child

Is this your own Child?

Vacant (will accept placements)

Essential Service Family?

Child # 1
Child # 2
Child # 3
Child # 4
Child # 5
Child # 6
Child # 7
Child # 8

Child Care Hours/Availability

Based on the type of availability, additional requirements may be required to be licenced.

Child Care will be provided daily


Approved applications will receive up to $3,000 for the purchase of essential equipment and supplies. Please keep receipts for purchases, which may be required by Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care at a later date.

Eligible expenditures to support health and safety requirements include: fire extinguisher, safety devices and carbon monoxide detectors. 

Eligible expenditures to support quality learning and care include: outdoor play equipment such as climbing structures, swings and slides, child size tables, chairs, benches, indoor child size furnishings and equipment such as: tables and chairs, high chairs, diapering table, stroller or carriage, sled or toboggan, soft child-sized furnishings. Supplies for crafts and activities are also acceptable. Items must be appropriate for the age group.

Verification of Enrolment

Successful applicants will be required to provide the names and addresses of enrolled children and their parent(s)/guardian(s) to the Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Program for validation in order to receive payment.

Applicant consent