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, has a diagnosed disability, 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 (see the application form for a template)
- Information on children needing support (see the application form for a template)
- Information on staffing schedules (see the application form for a template)
- Copies of your centre’s personnel policies, including average salaries for your staff
Guidelines and applications are now available.
Submit your application and documents to the Manager of Early Childhood Development (contact information below) for review.
Who can I contact for more information?
Monique McClean, Manager
Early Childhood Development
Education and Lifelong Learning
Aubin Arsenault Building
3 Brighton Road, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Fax: (902) 569-7532