Special Needs Grant for Licensed Early Learning and Child Care Centres

The Special Needs Grant supports the inclusion of children with special needs in a licensed early learning and child care setting by providing funding for additional staff.

For the purposes of this grant, a child with special needs is defined as a person who is under the age of 12 years and requires additional or specific types of care to meet the usual developmental goals. 

What do I need to apply for a special needs grant?

Licensed early learning and child care centres must include the following with their completed application:

  • Funding proposal form
  • Information on children needing support
  • Information on staffing schedules
  • Copies of your centre’s personnel policies, including average salaries for your staff

Click here to be brought to the application form.

Who can I contact for more information?

Danielle Rochon
Manager of Early Years Diversity and Inclusion
Education and Early Years
Aubin Arsenault Building

3 Brighton Road, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 7N8
Tel: (902)-368-4472
Fax:  (902) 569-7532
Email: dmrochon@gov.pe.ca


Published date: 
August 25, 2022
Education and Early Years

General Inquiries

Department of Education and Early Years
Holman Centre
Suite 101, 250 Water Street
Summerside, PE C1N 1B6

Phone: 902-438-4130
Fax: 902-438-4062