Child Care Subsidy Program

Eligibility Criteria:

Here’s what you need to know to qualify under this year’s program:

  • The applicant must currently be paying more than $220/month per child in childcare fees.
  • The child(ren) must be an MN­–S citizen or in the process of acquiring citizenship. Visit our website for citizenship information.
  • The children are between the ages of 0 to 12.
  • The applicant must reside within Saskatchewan.
  • The parent or guardian applying must reside with the child(ren) participating in the program.
  • The applicant requires childcare because of work, school, or outside circumstances.

You can read more about eligibility in the ELCC Subsidy Handbook

Contact Yvonne McKenzie at [email protected] with any questions.

*MN-S will issue an annual T4A form to include in income tax planning. Families will receive the total amount they have received from MN-S for declaration on their income tax statements.



MN-S Early Learning Childcare Subsidy Application

Parent 1 - Applicant

Property Address

Mailing Address (R.R #., Box #, Street Address, etc)

Parent 2 - Applicant

Reason for Childcare

Household Members - List all children you are applying for:

Child #1

Child #2

Child #3

Child #4

Child #5

Child #6

Declaration of Truth and Consent

  1. The applicant declares that all the information given are true and complete
  2. The child(ren) must be an MN­–S citizen or in the process of acquiring citizenship. Visit our website for citizenship information.
  3. The applicant declares that their childcare arrangements are true and current to date of application
  4. The applicant gives consent to MN-S and its agents to investigate and disclose any of the facts given in this application form for internal purposes or to other agencies for any of these reasons
    1. To confirm childcare arrangements
    2. To confirm employment
    3. To confirm schooling
    4. To confirm eligibility of the program
  5. The applicant acknowledges and agrees that the facts given in this application form will be kept and disposed of as required by The Archives and Public Records Management Act
  6. The applicant agrees that MN-S may collect data for report and funding purposes
  7. The applicant agrees that MN-S may be required to complete surveys at any given time
  8. The applicant understands that this application does not obligate MN-S to approve funding.

"Applicant" refers to the Metis citizen who applies for the Childcare Subsidy Program. The applicant must be a parent or primary caregiver of the child for at least 50% of the time. The applicant is responsible for all communications with MN-S.

"Secondary Applicant" refers to another parent or caregiver living at the same address as the applicant and/or child. The secondary applicant has access to information and the status of application progress. The secondary applicant will never be issued payment for the subsidy and cannot make changes or updates to the original application. The secondary applicant cannot apply for the same program as the applicant UNLESS it is for other children not listed under the applicant.

Métis Nation-Saskatchewan
310 20th Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0A7