Additional Child Care Subsidy

If you’re eligible for Child Care Subsidy you may get extra help with the cost of approved child care.

From 7 March 2022, families with more than one child aged 5 or younger will get a higher Child Care Subsidy (CCS). Read more about Higher CCS.

To get this you must be eligible for Child Care Subsidy. And you need to be 1 of the following:

  • an eligible grandparent getting an income support payment
  • transitioning from certain income support payments to work
  • experiencing temporary financial hardship
  • caring for a child who is vulnerable or at risk of harm, abuse or neglect.

Read the full conditions under who can get it.

Page last updated: 10 December 2021