In order to receive subsidies, families need to ensure that they provide the necessary information to Y Learn and Swim and take the appropriate actions through their myGov account.
Childcare Subsidy (CCS) enables families attending a Early Education Centre to receive a discount directly off the daily service fee. The amount of subsidy families will receive is based on three things.
If your child attends the service on a:
As Y Learn and Swim is approved for CCS, please ensure you provide us with the CRN number and date of birth of your child/ren and the parent/guardian who receives CCS.
Families will receive their Child Care Subsidy (CCS) off the fee once they approve their booking through their myGov account. It is important that families approve their attendances, as you will not receive or be backdated any CCS for any days that are attended before this approval occurs.
Services Australia sends our service updated listings via internet connection every day; however, the contract remains between Services Australia and individual families. It is therefore your responsibility to notify Centrelink of any changes to your income.
Some families may be eligible for an additional subsidy to reduce the overall cost of childcare in an approved service. To receive this, you must be eligible for Child Care Subsidy, and you need to meet at least one of the following criteria:
Y Learn and Swim (the Y Ballarat) directs all queries regarding grandparent, transitioning and temporary hardship to Services Australia for assessment. The provider may claim on behalf of the family for cases where there is a vulnerable or at-risk child involved. Y Learn and Swim (the Y Ballarat) collects, and documents all required information to support the claim prior to processing the application.