Child Care Subsidy

IMG_2647Child Care Subsidy

Depending on income families may be entitled to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) as a daily fee reduction.  Child Care Subsidy is means tested. To claim this Subsidy you are required to contact the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) by phoning 13 61 50 as soon as a placement has been offered by Atchison Cottage or Atchison Preschool.

Once either the Atchison Centre’s have been notified by the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) of your CCS (Child Care Subsidy) percentage this can be applied to your fees  to give you a weekly fee reduction.

Each family has to be means tested and depending on your financial situation your child may be entitled to Child Care Subsidy up to $10,190 per financial year .

Foster care, shared care, kinship and grandparent families who meet the eligibility criteria are also eligible to receive (CCS)

Days of absence

Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate will be paid for absent days if no more than 42 absent days have been used or if more than 42 absent days have been used the absence will require additional absent reason and supporting documentation to claim payment.